5 days in Harwich Itinerary

5 days in Harwich Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Harwich trip planner

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Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Drive to West Harwich
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West Harwich
— 4 nights
Drive to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Fly to Chicago Midway International Airport

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West Harwich

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West Harwich is a village in the town of Harwich, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, United States. West Harwich is known for nightlife and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Cape Cod Lavender Farm, stop by The Potted Geranium, look for all kinds of wild species at Bell's Neck Conservation Lands, and get your game on at Bud's Go Karts.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our West Harwich trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to West Harwich is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Chicago to West Harwich, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect West Harwich to be slightly colder, temps between 72°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Harwich

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Harwich travel guide

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Fishing Charters & Tours · Beaches · Entertainment Centers
Harwich is a tony New England town on Cape Cod, in Barnstable County in the state of Massachusetts in the United States. At the 2010 census it had a population of 12,243. The town is a popular vacation spot, located near the Cape Cod National Seashore. Harwich's beaches are on the Nantucket Sound side of Cape Cod. Harwich has three active harbors. Saquatucket, Wychmere and Allen Harbors are all in Harwich Port. The town of Harwich includes the villages of Pleasant Lake, West Harwich, East Harwich, Harwich Port, Harwich Center, North Harwich and South Harwich. Harwich is also home to the exclusive Wequassett Resort and Golf Club.HistoryHarwich was first settled by Europeans in 1670 as part of Yarmouth. The town was officially incorporated in 1694, and originally included the lands of the current town of Brewster. Early industry involved fishing and farming. The town is considered by some to be the birthplace of the cranberry industry, with the first commercial operation opened in 1846. There are still many bogs in the town, although the economy is now more centered on tourism and as a residential community. The town is also the site of the start/finish line of the "Sail Around the Cape", which rounds the Cape counter-clockwise, returning via the Cape Cod Canal.

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