8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Wellfleet
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Newark

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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Marconi Beach and Cape Cod National Seashore. Escape the urban bustle at Coast Guard Beach and Race Point Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wellfleet: Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Chatham Pier and Fish Market (in Chatham). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore and take pictures at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, make a trip to Commercial Street, and kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Wellfleet itinerary maker site .

Newark to Wellfleet is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in July, with highs in Wellfleet at 79°F and lows at 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Eastham, Nauset Beach, Chatham Pier and Fish Market, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. For shopping fun, head to Giving Tree Gallery and Sculpture Garden or McDermott Glass Studio. Step out of the city life by going to Old Silver Beach and Craigville Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Falmouth side-trips: Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port), Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich) and John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum (in Hyannis). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and enjoy the sea views from Nobska Point Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Falmouth trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Wellfleet to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Edward Gorey House, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Craigville Beach
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Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway

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