What you’ll need
Hop in a cab or take the subway to Penn Station.
Enter Penn Station on the 8th Avenue side to find the Amtrak boarding area.
Board the train and find a seat. First class has reserved seats. Tickets are $150-200.
Get off the train at South Station in Boston. It’s the last stop.
Walk down 6 blocks down Atlantic Ave to Long Wharf where you’ll find the ferry.
Enjoy the view of Boston while you wait for the ferry. Ferries sell out so buy tickets in advance.
Take a seat (and get a beer) for the 90-minute trip across Cape Cod Bay.
Check out the sights as the ferry pulls into the doc in the center of town.
Get off the ferry and walk through the streets to your house.