Welcome to Provincetown!
Located at the very tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown has a life uniquely its own, steeped in history dating back and beyond the Pilgrims’ First Landing in 1620 and the Mayflower Compact, but alive today with a cosmopolitan community renowned internationally for its diversity and cultural sophistication. Visit our Provincetown For All Seasons gallery…
Almost three-quarters of Provincetown is preserved in its wilderness state as part of the Cape Cod National Seashore Park. The Park provides visitors access to magnificent ocean beaches, nature bike and walking trails and exhibits… It is also great place for bird watching!
Historic GLBT Destination
Provincetown is America’s pre-eminent destination for gay and lesbian visitors and residents, proud of its long heritage of a fully open and integrated way of life. Carnival week in August is one of Provincetown’s biggest events. Come join the Parade!
Beautiful Fishing Village…
Once one of the most productive whaling and fishing ports on the East Coast, today it is homeport to the whale watching fleet closest to Stellwagan National Marine Sanctuary, with harbor full of fishing charters, sailing and motor boats… and artists selling their art!
We’re the Oldest Art Colony in America!
Join in our year-long celebration of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum ~ 100 Years of Inspiration… Come and visit many Ptown galleries and studios… Celebrate art with a good glass of wine at your favorite restaurant… or discover Ptown’s night life & cabaret!
Ptown Loves Kids!
Families today come in all shapes and sizes… traditional, single-parented, adoptive or families with same sex parents. Provincetown nurtures and welcomes all families by offering a plethora of unique activities for families to enjoy together. Check out Ptown for Kids…
Easy to Get to, Easy to Walk, Easy to Love!
Provincetown is a regional public transportation hub with fast ferry, bus and air service from Boston and frequent local shuttle, it is also first and foremost a walking town. Stroll Commercial Street and marvel at our beautiful gardens and houses… Some are guest houses, some host unique shops and restaurants… Truly, a great place to fall in love and get married!
Please explore our site and use it as a gateway to one of the most unique vacation destinations in America. The Chamber of Commerce is always ready to welcome you.