8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: London

3
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.
Take a break from Boston with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planner .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Boston reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally make a trip to Plymouth Rock.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sandwich trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Boston to Sandwich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Plymouth Rock, Shining Sea Bikeway
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

3
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.
On the 25th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore and then browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, make a trip to Commercial Street, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, and finally stroll through Race Point Beach.

Plan trip to Provincetown with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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