8 days in New York City, Provincetown & Boston Itinerary

8 days in New York City, Provincetown & Boston Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner
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New York City
— 3 nights
Train to White Plains, Fly to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City — 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The High Line. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker site.

Washington to New York City is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Provincetown.
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Provincetown — 2 nights

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.
On the 19th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Provincetown Town Hall, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Commercial Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from New York City to Provincetown in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Provincetown hover around 78°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
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Boston — 2 nights

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.
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You can fly from Provincetown to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In August in Boston, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 65°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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