Herring Cove Beach

West End

The most popular beach in Provincetown is Herring Cove, and it has a little something for everyone. Close to the parking lot is the unofficial family section, and as...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
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Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch

Downtown Center

Equipped with top-of-the-line boats and a well-educated staff of naturalists, Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch is one of the most popular activities in Provincetown. Guests...

  • Natural Attraction
  • Eco Tourism
  • Other
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure

Long Point Beach

West End

Long Point Beach is the most remote beach on the Cape, and it takes a little extra effort to reach, but the end result is well worth it - the marine life and...

  • Wild beach
  • Hiking
  • Water fun

Pilgrim Monument

Provincetown

Commemorating the 1620 voyage of the Mayflower pilgrims, the Pilgrim Monument rises 252 feet above Provincetown. One hundred and sixteen steps lead to sweeping area...

  • Architecture
  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical

Provincetown East End Gallery District

East End

The section of Commercial Street between Bangs and Standish is Provincetown's own art scene. Known as the East End Gallery District, this little patch is packed with...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

Race Point Beach

West End

Popular with sunbathers and beachcombers, Race Point Beach is on the northwest side of the Cape Cod Peninsula and is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. While...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
  • Bicycle

Albert Merola Gallery

East End

Albert Merola is one of the best-known art galleries in Provincetown, and if you only have time to visit one, most P-town experts will direct you here. It's been...

  • Other
  • Art

Art's Dune Tours

Provincetown

Art's Dune Tours offers a number of very popular motor tours of the soft sand dunes near Provincetown and Truro. Participants will see a variety of wildlife,...

  • Natural Attraction
  • Food & drink
  • Excursions

Beech Forest Trail

Provincetown

A pleasant hiking trail just 10 minutes from downtown, Beech Forest makes for a gentle, shaded walk suitable for all ages and skill levels. The forest is quiet and...

  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle
  • Walking
  • Park

Cape Cod Provincelands Trail

Provincetown

Known as one of the best bike trails in the region, Provincelands is a moderately difficult ride but yields a stunning array of vantage points along the coastline...

  • Mountain biking
  • Hiking
  • Bicycle
  • Walking
  • Park

Cape School of Art

Provincetown

The Cape School of Art is a non-profit institution founded by Charles Hawthorne in 1899.  Teachers make use of the unique setting of their school to lead...

  • Art

Cee Jay Fishing

Provincetown

At Cee Jay Fishing Charter you can arrange four hours of no-frills fishing for around $60 per person - one of the best deals in the area. Don't expect luxurious...

  • Water sport & adventure
  • Outdoor Adventure

Coast Guard Beach

Truro

Coast Guard Beach lies in Truro - the town just southeast of Provincetown - a relatively uncrowded seashore with some of the most dramatic scenery in the area....

  • Public beach
  • Walking
  • Hiking

Commercial Street

Commercial Street is Provincetown's main artery, and almost all of the best stores will be found here, including the many fine art galleries. During the high season,...

  • Shopping Street
  • Walking
  • Fun & games
  • Food & drink
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Various

Dog Gone Sailing Charters

Downtown Center

There are many businesses that offer chartered sailboat cruises in Provincetown, and Dog Gone Sailing is one of the highest-rated. Run by the knowledgeable Captain...

  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Excursions

Fine Arts Work Center

Provincetown

The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown is open year-round - maintaining an ambitious calendar of cultural events - but the summertime is when it really kicks into...

  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art

Head of the Meadow Beach

North Truro

Just a quarter mile north from Highland Road exit on Route 6 is Head of the Meadow Beach, a remote area with breathtaking sand cliffs and a series of good bike...

  • Wild beach
  • Excursions
  • Bicycle

Human Rights Campaign Shop

West End

The local branch of the Human Rights Campaign operates a small shop on the West End selling a wide variety of HRC gear, home goods, and collectibles. The staff is...

  • Store

Long Point Lighthouse Trail

Provincetown

A remote hiking trail, Long Point takes about three hours to complete, moving from rocky promontories through soft sand beaches, and ending at a historic lighthouse...

  • Natural Attraction
  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure

Long Point Shuttle

Provincetown

A trip to Long Point is always worth your time when visiting Provincetown, but the walk there is a strenuous three-mile hike over uneven terrain. Those in the know...

  • Water fun
  • Excursions

Loveland

West End

Tucked away in the West End is Loveland, a small, bohemian store selling handcrafted furniture, ceramics and clothing. It's been recommended by the New York Times,...

  • Boutique

MacMillan Wharf

Downtown Center

In the 1800s, there were over 50 wharves serving this bustling maritime center. Today, MacMillan Wharf is one of only five remaining original structures. Not only an...

  • Walking
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Water sport & adventure

Marine Specialties

West End

A discount Army & Navy surplus store near the center of town, Marine Specialties is one of the most unique storefronts in town. Filled to bursting with nautical...

  • Specialty Shop

Mussel Beach Health Club

Provincetown

A top-shelf health club and gym with daily and weekly passes, Mussel Beach is the go-to for tourists who don't want to let their fitness plan lapse while on...

  • Sports

Old Harbor Life Saving Museum

Provincetown

Possessed of a unique history - it was towed to its present location by barge in the late 1970s - the Old Harbor Life Saving Station and Museum traces the history of...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Water fun

Perry's Wine and Liquors

West End

As it's the best liquor store around, Perry's is something of a rite of passage in P-town - anyone throwing a party or needing a choice bottle of wine for a dinner...

  • Local Food & Drink

Province Lands Visitor Center

Provincetown

The Province Lands Visitor Center may look modest compared to other community centers in the area, but it's actually one of the nicest ways to get to know the...

  • Museum
  • Fun & games
  • Excursions
  • Water fun
  • Walking
  • Park
  • Natural Attraction

Provincetown Antique Market

West End

There are several antique stores on Commercial Street, but Provincetown Antique Market has the best selection, with goods ranging from vintage jewelry and estate

  • Market

Provincetown Aquasports

Provincetown

With affordable prices, knowledgeable staff and well-maintained equipment, it's no surprise that Provincetown Aquasports is the most popular kayak and paddleboard...

  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Fun & games

Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Provincetown

The Provincetown Art Museum - a beloved local institution founded in 1914 - showcases the best of Cape Cod art, with a particular interest in local luminaries like...

  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Art