8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Louisville
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  8​h 15​min
1
Provincetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hyannis
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h
End: Louisville

4
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Escape the urban bustle at Head of the Meadow Beach and Long Point. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Hill Rural Historic District and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Lighthouse, & more). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Provincetown trip itinerary planner .

Louisville to Provincetown is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in July, things will get slightly colder in Provincetown: highs are around 79°F and lows about 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hyannis.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Truro, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
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Long Point ©
Long Point
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Nauset Lighthouse ©
Nauset Lighthouse

3
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Step off the beaten path and head to Edward Gorey House and Mashpee Commons. Take a break from the city and head to Gray's Beach and Mayflower Beach. Go for a jaunt from Hyannis to Brewster to see Brewster Store about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at Whydah Pirate Museum, and kick back and relax at Kalmus Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hyannis trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hyannis are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyannis

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Brewster, Mayflower Beach, Whydah Pirate Museum, Heritage Museums & Gardens
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Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Mayflower Beach ©
Mayflower Beach
Whydah Pirate Museum ©
Whydah Pirate Museum

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