9 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

9 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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9 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Jackson
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Jackson

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob). On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then examine the collection at Falmouth Museums on the Green, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Spohr Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Falmouth route planner.

Jackson to Falmouth is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jackson to Falmouth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jackson in May, things will get little chillier in Falmouth: highs are around 65°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, make a trip to Commercial Street, then see the interesting displays at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Race Point Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Provincetown Library, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Falmouth to Provincetown by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Provincetown are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore

4
nights
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, browse the collection at Boston Public Library, and admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Boston online trip builder .

Traveling by ferry from Provincetown to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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