Provincetown Blog

The ranger booth at the entrance to Herring Cove
What is the Most Popular Beach in Provincetown?
July 9, 2014

Answer: Herring Cove, hands down. Around the bend from Race Point, Herring Cove offers a protected beach that is ideal for those who want to enjoy the sea without challenging waves and unpredictable undertows. This beach is also usually warmer and less windy than Race Point. Traditionally the right hand side of the beach attracts Continue Reading

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Provincetown Beaches — Which is Best?
June 16, 2014

According to TripAdvisor, Race Point Beach in the Cape Cod National Seashore, has been awarded one of the Top 25 beaches in the United States. Along with the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s, awarded one of the top 10 accommodations by, you can’t go wrong in deciding to make a trip to Provincetown and staying Continue Reading

Photo by Jim Fenton
Piping Plover in Provincetown
June 13, 2014

The Piping Plover, a beautiful, small shorebird, is listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act both federally and in the State of Massachusetts. There are less than 2,000 pairs along the Atlantic coast.  With its miles of undeveloped beaches, Cape Cod National Seashore supports about 15% of the Massachusetts breeding population. Much of the Continue Reading

A view from the harbor
Come visit us in Provincetown!
April 26, 2014

Unique galleries, amazing restaurants, and a welcoming atmosphere make Provincetown a favorite destination for visitors, whether for an overnight or several weeks. Over the years, Provincetown has evolved from a well known artists colony to an upscale destination for the traveler. Provincetown embodies diversity, community spirit, and creative expression. Our resident population is just under Continue Reading

Elizabeth and Elizabeth Brooke with Mr.Pippin and Miss Potter
New Name, Same Folks – Provincetown Hotel
December 27, 2013

We have rebranded and our new name is the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s. Same innkeepers, same great service, just a new name. We hope you enjoy our new site with photos by Jumping Rocks. Visit us at The Provincetown Hotel.

Pilgrim Monument
Annual Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument 2012
November 15, 2012

To celebrate the Pilgrims’ first landing in the new world in Provincetown November 11, 1620 is the annual lighting of the Pilgrim Monument. When: November 21, 2012 from 5-7pm Where: Well, you can see it anywhere in Provincetown! However, if you are up at the monument you can partake in all the festivities. And yes, Continue Reading

Bird Watching in Provincetown
October 18, 2012

Provincetowns Beech Forest in the Cape Cod National Seashore (CCNS) is a national mecca for birders because it is a major resting stop for the semi annual shore and seabird migrations along the East Coast flyway. Provincetowns geographical significance to this migration rests on the simple fact that it sticks forty miles out to sea. Continue Reading

October is Fall Foliage Month in Provincetown!
October 3, 2012

6 to 8 Columbus Day Weekend 8 to 14 Annual Womens Week 6 to 8 Monumental Yard Sale 14 to 21 Fantasia Fair 17 to 21 Provincetown Round Up Weekend 27 to 31 Halloween Festival 27 to 28 Spooky Bear Weekend

Come visit us in Provincetown this July!
July 4, 2012

7th Fine Arts Work Center Summer Awards Celebration 8th PAAMS ANNUAL SECRET GARDEN TOUR 7 to 15 BEAR WEEK in Provincetown 11 Summer JAZZ with Bart Weisman at PAAM 17 to 21 GIRL SPLASH 22 Provincetown 5K RUN WALK 23 to 28 WHALE WEEK Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies 23 HOMEMADE BOAT Continue Reading

June happenings in Provinctown
May 25, 2012

Race Point Lighthouse Tours- the first and third Saturdays June – Oct. 2013 – 1 HOW  13th By The Sea Bike Trek – 1-2 WorldFest – 6 Community Beach Clean-up – 6 ASGCC Night at Chef’s Table – 8 Truro Vineyards Summer Kick-Off Party “Wine & Whales” – 8 Veterans and Their Families Fishing Event – TBA Provincetown Heritage Day – 15 Outriders Boston to Ptown Bike Ride – 16 Soup Kitchen Continue Reading

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