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Everything You Need To Know About the Cape Cod Rail Trail

From Railroad to Rail Trail – Connecting the Cape Up until the arrival of the Cape Cod Railroad in the mid-1800s, much of Cape Cod was cut off from the rest of Massachusetts, only accessible by slow-moving trails and rough roads. Provincetown’s marina connected the outer Cape to the broader world, but only by ship Continue Reading

Plan Your Perfect Cape Cod Day Trip

It All Begins and Ends at the Beach Whether in the quieter and less touristy off-season or during the peak of summertime, every Cape Cod day trip starts and ends at the beach. Cape Cod stretches out over 64 miles long, from the upper, mid, and lower sections out to the very tip of the Continue Reading

A Driving Tour of the Cape, With History and Beauty Along the Way

Old King’s Highway: Route 6A and Its Rich History Starting from the iconic Sagamore Bridge, at the foot of Cape Cod, Route 6A winds its way 62 miles until it ends in Provincetown, just a few blocks from the Provincetown Hotel. Also known as the Old King’s Highway, it is one of the most historic Continue Reading

Why is is called Cape Cod?

A Unique Peninsula, An Iconic Fish, and How Cape Cod Came to Be Like other famous capes throughout the world, such as Cape Point in South Africa, Cape Cod is a landmass that extends into a body of water, in this case, the Atlantic Ocean. The massive movement of glaciers formed the cape during the Continue Reading

Not-to-Miss Excursions on Your Cape Cod Visit

Cape Coastline: A World Away From Other Beaches First-time visitors and Cape Cod old-schoolers alike come to Provincetown for its beaches. These are not the over-developed coastlines of the Jersy Shore or the packed sands of Miami. The 40 miles of beaches protected by the National Seashore Park are a world away from those places. Continue Reading

How to Spend a Day in Provincetown?

A Perfect Day in P-Town Greeting the Day: Morning by the Marina When the rising sun bathes the colonial buildings of Provincetown in soft light, the harbor comes to life, and fishing boats set out for a day’s work. From Gabriel’s, with its beyond-convenient location, you are but a short walk to the historic district, Continue Reading

Is Provincetown Family-Friendly?

Marina and Pier: The Center of the Action Provincetown is similar to most beach towns in that the marina is the central hub of activity, where the ocean and land converge. The Macmillan Pier, which extends into the harbor parallel to the marina, offers a unique opportunity for families to spend an afternoon watching sailboats Continue Reading

Provincetown: Come for the Beaches, Stay for the Art and Cuisine

What is Provincetown famous for? A bridge connects mainland Massachusetts to Cape Cod, and from there, Route 6 traces the shape of the Cape, a unique and picturesque finger of land which juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. If one keeps driving, both the road and land meet their end, where Provincetown sits majestically, surrounded Continue Reading

Top Spots For Perfect Sunsets and Stargazing :: Provincetown, MA

Thousands of tourists flock to Provincetown, MA  every year for its diverse art and entertainment, fine dining and exquisite shopping, memorable whale watching trips and mesmerizing sunsets. Off to the busy illuminated streets, one can also enjoy the beauty of the summer sky. Aurora Borealis, or the Northern lights, is a rare yet spectacular gift. Continue Reading

History Happened Here: Oldest Women Owned Inn In New England

At The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel’s, we know everything there is to tell you about Women’s Week and Provincetown! The oldest women owned inn in New England, it was also at the very origins of the Women’s Week tradition. Owner Elizabeth Gabriel Brooke founded the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown association and has been welcoming guests Continue Reading

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