Fall is known as the Cape’s Second Summer, as visitors continue to enjoy warm temperatures, along with smaller crowds, outdoor adventures, and a relaxed vibe. Experience the beauty of nature and the welcoming atmosphere of Cape Cod without having to navigate the crowds that summer brings. 


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Fall Events and Festivals: Celebrate the Harvest Season

As summer wanes and fall begins to show its colors, welcome in the harvest season with family and friends. Take a break from viewing the warm hues of fall and enjoy one (or more!) of the many fall festivals on the cape.

If sampling craft beers and local food vendors is more your speed, check out the Cape Cod Brew Fest. (Sept. 24th, 2022) This annual festival celebrates the history of American craft brewers and features 50+ breweries and 150 styles of beer. Tickets include samples, access to food vendors, live music, and much more. The same weekend as the Brew Fest is the Love Local Fest (Sept. 25th, 2022).Happening at the end of September, this festival is dedicated to the artists and creators of Cape Cod. With all-day live music, a kid’s zone, and 50+ vendors, there’s so much to see and appreciate from the Cape’s creative community.

Speaking of live music, the Vinegrass Music Festival (Oct. 2nd, 2022) is the perfect place for a chill day at the Truro Vineyards. Gather with friends and family for a memorable day of the authentic sounds of Americana, bluegrass, and folk music. Sip the vineyard’s signature wines and spirits while you order from one of the local food trucks and bask in the golden light of fall.


A Paradise for Outdoor Enthusiasts

With warm days and cooler nights, you can still enjoy the great outdoors like hiking, biking, and whale-watching.

Cape Cod offers 114 miles of biking and walking trails, each one offering unique views of the ocean, lighthouses, and picture-perfect towns along the way. If a stroll through nature is what you’re searching for, check out the hiking trails that are mere minutes from the Provincetown Hotel. The Old Colony Nature Trail starts at the edge of the commercial district, and it meanders through wetlands filled with lush New England foliage.

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Viewing Fall Foliage on Cape Cod

Between mid-September through late October, fall foliage is at its peak in Cape Cod. The perfect way to view the golden hues of New England is to take a drive along Route 6A, also known as Old King’s Highway. Described as one of the World’s Most Scenic Drives by National Geographic, this highway is dotted with the golden trees, white-steepled churches, and cozy inns that are quintessential New England. 

Book your stay at Provincetown Hotel and experience fall on Cape Cod for yourself!