8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Dayton
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  6​h
1
Sandwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wellfleet
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
End: Dayton

3
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kalmus Beach and Whydah Pirate Museum. Get in touch with nature at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen and Cape Cod Canal. Change things up with these side-trips from Sandwich: Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)) and Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Mashpee Commons, contemplate the long history of Dexter’s Grist Mill, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sandwich tour itinerary planner.

Dayton to Sandwich is an approximately 6-hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in December, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Sandwich

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bourne, Hyannis, Falmouth, Edward Gorey House, Whydah Pirate Museum
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Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Kalmus Beach ©
Kalmus Beach
Whydah Pirate Museum ©
Whydah Pirate Museum

4
nights
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Salt Pond Visitor Center and First Encounter Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Nauset Light Beach and Head of the Meadow Beach. When in Wellfleet, make a side trip to see Chatham Lighthouse Beach in Chatham, approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, steep yourself in history at Marconi Wireless Station, kick back and relax at Skaket Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wellfleet trip maker tool .

You can drive from Sandwich to Wellfleet in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 44°F in December, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Orleans, Truro, Chatham Lighthouse Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Lighthouse Beach ©
Chatham Lighthouse Beach
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center
Highland Light ©
Highland Light

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