11 days in Los Angeles & Cape Cod Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles & Cape Cod Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Provincetown
— 4 nights
Fly

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Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of the city life by going to Manhattan Beach and Salt Creek Beach. Santa Monica Pier and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Ocean Avenue (in Santa Monica), Dana Point Parasail (in Dana Point) and Main Beach (in Laguna Beach). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Bowl Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sandwich.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 26th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Highfield Hall & Gardens, visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Seagull Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Craigville Beach, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally take a memorable tour with The Adventure Park at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sandwich takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In August, Sandwich is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nauset Lighthouse and Highland Light. Bring the kids along to Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Art's Dune Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Provincetown: Eastham (Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Light Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Marconi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

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Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Cod travel guide

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Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.