From the vibrant, street fair atmosphere along Commercial Street in the summer ... to the classic New England charm of Fisherman's Wharf ... and the breathtaking dunescape of the Provincelands ... This eclectic, historic, artsy, dog-friendly, one-of-a-kind Cape Cod town is every bit as diverse as those who come to visit!

Well known as a top vacation destination for LGBT community, P'town's open-minded, open-armed welcome extends to everyone, from every walk of life.

If you're looking for a lively, colorful town with boundless day and nightlife ... Provincetown is for you. Shops, restaurants and bars, galleries, theater, museums, historic sites, street performers, pedicab rides, drag shows and tea dances, sidewalk vendors, a busy harbor, and people-watching that sometimes defies the imagination. You'll find it all on Commercial Street, and then some.

If you prefer a back-to-nature town with wide open spaces ... Provincetown is for you, too. Once you escape the busy downtown scene, you'll be in the midst of miles and miles of sand dunes, nature trails, bike paths, and long expanses of sand and surf.

Singles, couples, and families, gay and straight - everyone finds a little slice of paradise in Provincetown.

"P-town" is at the far northern tip of Cape Cod, with the Atlantic Ocean on its easterly coast and Cape Cod Bay to the west.

Approximate driving distances to Ptown MA from major northeast cities:

  • Approximately 115 miles from Boston and Providence
  • Approximately 300 miles from NYC
Once you're over the Canal and onto the Cape, it's another 63 miles to Provincetown. And for those who are coming by ferry from Boston, it's a 55-60 nautical mile ride.

Check out these links to learn more about Provincetown!

Town of Provincetown

Cape Cod National Seashore

Area Listings

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Updated: 20th February, 2024 11:10 PM (UTC).