8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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Boston
— 1 night
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Provincetown
— 1 night
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Hyannis
— 2 nights
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Nantucket
— 2 nights
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Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 1 night

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

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.
You've now added New England Aquarium to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at New England Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Crane Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boston trip website.

Salt Lake City to Boston is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Boston is 2 hours. When traveling from Salt Lake City in August, plan for slightly colder days in Boston, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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New England Aquarium ©
New England Aquarium
Crane Beach ©
Crane Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Provincetown online trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Boston to Provincetown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Provincetown are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hyannis.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Marconi Beach ©
Marconi Beach

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Hyannis

Hyannis ©

Capital of Cape Cod

"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at Mayflower Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at West Dennis Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Seagull Beach. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at First Encounter Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Light Beach, and then stroll through Coast Guard Beach.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hyannis itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Nantucket.

Things to do in Hyannis

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mayflower Beach ©
Mayflower Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach
Seagull Beach ©
Seagull Beach

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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Madaket Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cisco Brewers, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cisco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Jetties Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfside Beach, and then stroll through Siasconset Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nantucket driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hyannis to Nantucket in 2 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, daytime highs in Nantucket are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Siasconset Beach ©
Siasconset Beach

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Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 24th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Katama Beach/ South Beach, then make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel, and then take a stroll through Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA).

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oak Bluffs trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Nantucket to Oak Bluffs takes 2 hours. In August in Oak Bluffs, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Neighborhoods · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Flying Horses Carousel ©
Flying Horses Carousel

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