8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Eastham
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Hoxie House and then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, then stroll through Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), and finally visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Falmouth vacation planner.

New York City to Falmouth is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, Falmouth is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Eastham.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandwich, Cape Cod Children's Museum, Craigville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

5
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Edward Gorey House and First Encounter Beach will appeal to history buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nauset Beach and Marconi Beach. Explore Eastham's surroundings by going to Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, Race Point Beach, & more) and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Chatham Pier and Fish Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Transfiguration, and visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Eastham itinerary planner.

Drive from Falmouth to Eastham in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Yarmouth Port, Orleans, Highland Light, Marconi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

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