9 days in Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

9 days in Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

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9 days in Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Manchester

2
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 21st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach and then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, then get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, and finally hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown driving holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Provincetown reach 25°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Highland Light
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Cape Cod Provincelands Trail ©
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 24th (Tue), get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally make a trip to Old King's Hwy. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, contemplate the long history of Dexter’s Grist Mill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen, then look for gifts at Titcomb's Bookshop, and finally take in the waterfront at Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sandwich trip planner .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sandwich can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Plymouth Rock
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Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Boardwalk ©
Boardwalk
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take a stroll through Beacon Hill, contemplate the long history of Harvard University, and then take a stroll through Waterfront.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary site .

Getting from Sandwich to Boston by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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