8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

8 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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Provincetown
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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 1 night
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Gloucester
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Long Point, then take some stellar pictures from Provincetown Causeway, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Provincetown road trip website.

Glasgow, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In July, Provincetown is somewhat warmer than Glasgow - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Long Point
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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Norton Point Beach, then make a trip to Katama Airfield, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, and finally make a trip to Edgartown Books. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Stefanie Wolf Designs, then take in the waterfront at Edgartown Memorial Wharf, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, and finally stroll through Bend in the Road Beach.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Edgartown tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Provincetown to Edgartown in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Edgartown are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Edgartown

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): let the kids burn off some steam at The Lawn On D, brush up on your military savvy at USS Cassin Young, then browse the fresh offerings at Boston Public Market, then contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Marriott's Custom House. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of HarborWalk, then pause for some serene contemplation at The First Church of Christ, Scientist, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Charles River Bike Path, and finally steep yourself in history at Charlestown Navy Yard.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boston tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edgartown to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Boston sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Boston

Side Trip

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Gloucester

Sandy Bay

The still waters off the Gloucester shore are immortalized in paintings and prints produced by the hundreds of artists who visit this town.
On the 9th (Fri), cast your line with a fishing tour, make a trip to Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Memorial, then go for a walk through Rockport Breakwater, and finally kick back and relax at Front Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gloucester day trip site.

Drive from Boston to Gloucester in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Gloucester, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gloucester

Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife · Tours

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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Front Beach
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