9 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

9 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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9 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h
1
Boston
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Minneapolis

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, get curious at Museum of Science, stroll around Boston Common, and get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boston tour itinerary builder website .

Minneapolis to Boston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Boston due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 2nd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, contemplate the long history of Plymouth Rock, examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, then have fun and explore at Cape Cod Children's Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Grand Slam Entertainment, Cape Cod Baseball & Bumper Boats.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sandwich, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Boston to Sandwich by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Plymouth, Cape Cod Children's Museum, Cape Cod Canal, Shining Sea Bikeway, Grand Slam Entertainment, Cape Cod Baseball & Bumper Boats
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, then examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Provincetown driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

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