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A happening summertime haven gracing the very tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown promises an alluring blend of indulgent pleasures and seaside R&R. Known and loved for its LGBT-friendly attitude, the town also serves as an inspiration for artists, giving way to a vibrant collection of galleries, theaters, and culture hubs. Combine that with an array cool boutiques, top notch restaurants, and flamboyant night spots, the quaint town offers something for absolutely everyone. Provincetown’s biggest lures however are the simplest ones - sandy beaches and idyllic postcard scenery.

Things to see

Gilded with gold sand and blessed with calm waters, Herring Cove Beach is undoubtedly the most popular in Provincetown. By day the bayside stretch lends itself to swimming, sunbathing, dune hiking, and whale watching, whilst evenings provide a breathtaking spectacle as the sun sets into the sea. Built to memorialize Provincetown’s first landing in 1620, the Pilgrim Monument pierces the town’s low rise skyline at a dizzying height of 252 feet. Dedicated in 1920, visitors can ascend the tower’s pinnacle, where they’ll be rewarded with unmatched views of the town and its glittering harbor. At the monuments base you’ll discover the Provincetown Museum. Shedding light on the people and events that shaped the town, exhibits focus on everything from the town’s arts scene to its fishing credentials. Established back in 1816, Race Point Lighthouse is still in operation today. Complete with its little white whistle building and keeper’s house, visitors can snoop around on a guided tour.

Hotels in Provincetown

Whatever your pocket or preference, the hotels in Provincetown have got everyone’s needs covered. Choose from elegant spa retreats that pamper guests with the latest must-try treatments, quaint B&Bs offering 4-poster beds and classical charm, or fully-equipped beachfront condos with room for all the family. The larger properties in town usually offer the most amenities, which range from swimming pools, spa tubs, and saunas to onsite restaurants and gardens. Along with breathtaking sea views, many hotels in Provincetown feature plenty of in-room creature comforts. Here you can expect cable TV, DVD players, and tea and coffee makers.

Where to stay

Most hotels in Provincetown sit within a stroll, bike ride, or pedicab away from the town’s spirited epicenter, which centers on Commercial Street. Colorful, eccentric, and funky, the main drag runs the length of the harbor and exists just a short walk from the beach. In amongst the bustle, bunting, pretty weatherboard buildings, and occasional drag queen you’ll find a paradise of one of a kind offerings. Unique shops and trendy boutiques sell everything from handcrafted treasures to fashion, galleries exhibit everything from fine art to the eccentric, and restaurants come as both fine dining experiences and more casual eateries – with lots of seafood options too.

How to get to Provincetown

The town is served by Provincetown Municipal Airport, which sits just a couple of miles away from its business district. It’s served by a single airline, which provides short 25 minute connections to Boston’s Logan International Airport. If you’re coming from further afield Logan International is especially well-linked, serving most major US and Canadian cities, along with destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa. and the Middle East. Drivers can get into the city via US Route 6 (aka the Mid-Cape Highway), whilst those wanting to escape the traffic can get in from Boston by ferry. Boston Harbor Cruises operate regular services which take around 90-minutes.