8 days in Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket & Cape Cod Itinerary

8 days in Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket & Cape Cod Itinerary

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Vineyard Haven
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Nantucket
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Provincetown
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Vineyard Haven

Vineyard Haven ©
Vineyard Haven is a community within the town of Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 8th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Menemsha Public Beach, enjoy the sea views from Gay Head Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sea views from Aquinnah Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Ocean Park, then don't miss a visit to Flying Horses Carousel, then admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Park Tabernacle, and finally stroll through Joseph Sylvia State Beach.

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Syracuse to Vineyard Haven is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. September in Vineyard Haven sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Vineyard Haven

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach
Gay Head Lighthouse ©
Gay Head Lighthouse
Aquinnah Lighthouse
Aquinnah Lighthouse

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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Your inner history buff will appreciate Brant Point Lighthouse and Wauwinet. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jetties Beach and Surfside Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cisco Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light, take a tour by water with Endeavor Sailing Excursions, and identify plant and animal life at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nantucket travel tool.

Traveling by journey from Vineyard Haven to Nantucket takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches
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Brant Point Lighthouse ©
Brant Point Lighthouse
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge ©
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©

Birthplace of American Liberty

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 Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Cape Cod Provincelands Trail. Popular historic sites such as Highland Light and Fort Hill Rural Historic District are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Chatham's Godfrey Windmill (in Chatham) and Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Head of the Meadow Beach, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, take a peaceful walk through Beech Forest, Provincetown, and stroll through Long Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown attractions planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Provincetown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Long Point ©
Long Point
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail ©
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail

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