8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 2 nights
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Nantucket
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights

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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 7th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Aquinnah Cliffs, then visit a coastal fixture at Aquinnah Lighthouse, and then make a trip to Gay Head. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Long Point Wildlife Refuge, experience rural life at Morning Glory Farm, and then visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Edgartown trip maker tool.

New York City to Edgartown is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get a bit cooler in Edgartown: highs are around 79°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Aquinnah, Long Point Wildlife Refuge
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Long Point Wildlife Refuge ©
Long Point Wildlife Refuge
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Cisco Brewers and Whaling Museum. Popular historic sites such as Brant Point Lighthouse and Wauwinet are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Oldest House (Jethro Coffin House) and Kitchen Garden, examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, and kick back and relax at Cisco Beach.

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Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Edgartown to Nantucket takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Brant Point Lighthouse ©
Brant Point Lighthouse
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Harvard University and Old North Church & Historic Site. Do some cultural sightseeing at Beacon Hill and Granary Burying Ground. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, see where the action happens at Fenway Park, make a trip to Newbury Street, and wander the streets of North End.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Boston online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Nantucket to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daytime highs in Boston are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Harvard University
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Harvard University ©
Harvard University
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill

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