8 days in Nantucket, Boston & Concord Itinerary

8 days in Nantucket, Boston & Concord Itinerary

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8 days in Nantucket, Boston & Concord Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
1
Nantucket
— Few hours
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Concord
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Boston

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Nantucket

Nantucket
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nantucket holiday planner .

Boston to Nantucket is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in June: highs in Nantucket hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 57°F. On the 12th (Wed), you're off toBoston.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
You've added Old Burying Point Cemetery, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, The Paul Revere House, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plimoth Plantation and Old North Church & Historic Site. Step out of Boston with an excursion to Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum in Provincetown--about 1h 50 min away.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Nantucket to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Nantucket in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Boston, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Concord.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, Plimoth Plantation, Old Burying Point Cemetery
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©

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Concord

Concord ©
Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. You've now added Minute Man National Historical Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Orchard House, then immerse yourself in nature at Walden Pond State Reservation, then steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, and finally take in the history at Minute Man National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): snap pictures at North Bridge, then explore the world behind art at Fruitlands Museum, then see the interesting displays at Discovery Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Ralph Waldo Emerson House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Concord online itinerary planner .

Concord is very close to Boston. Traveling from Boston in June, expect little chillier with lows of 55°F in Concord. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Concord

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Buckman Tavern, Fruitlands Museum, Pickety Place, Discovery Museum
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Orchard House ©
Orchard House
Minute Man National Historical Park ©
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation

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