8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Salisbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Montreal

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, traverse land and water with a duck tour, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

Make your Boston itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Montreal, Canada to Boston is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or drive. August in Boston sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salisbury.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

2
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Salisbury Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then stroll through Salisbury Beach State Reservation.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Salisbury road trip planning site .

You can drive from Boston to Salisbury in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Sandwich.

Things to do in Salisbury

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Marginal Way Walkway, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandwich online travel planner .

Getting from Salisbury to Sandwich by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sandwich are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Plymouth Rock
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. On the next day, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Provincetown trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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