Visit Provincetown during your stay at Ocean Park InnProvincetown is a quaint coastal town located at the tip of Cape Cod just 22 miles from Eastham. This town is known for its natural beauty and the beauty created by the large population of local artists as seen through the windows of the downtown art galleries on Commercial Street. Whale watching, beach strolling, dining and relaxing can all be enjoyed in beautiful Provincetown. We've put together a list of fun things to do during your day trip to Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Provincetown Day Trip Suggestions
Bask in the Sun!
Provincetown is home to many of the nation's most beautiful beaches. Race Point Beach is often included in the top most beautiful beaches lists. Look close; you may event see a few seals frolicing on a sand bar. Herring Cove Beach is another gorgeous place to visit at daytime or at sunset for a walk along the picturesque sand dunes. Herring Cove beach can be a little rocky at times, so be sure to bring your flip flops.
Hop on a boat! All aboard!
The Dolphin Fleet Whale Watching tours offers 3-4 hour excursions through the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary where you'll see an assortment of marine life including whales, dolphins, porpoises, basking sharks, sunfish, seals and pelagic birds. If you'd rather be the captain instead of a passenger, you can rent a boat at Flyers Boat Rental. Flyers Boat Rentals offer a variety of boats including powerboats, sailboats, kayaks and more.
Take a Stroll or a Bike Ride!
You can find something fun to see and someone interesting to meet when taking a stroll down Commercial Street. From art galleries, shows and events, there are always interesting happenings in downtown Provincetown.
Another outdoor adventure to enjoy is the Province Lands Bike Trail. Don't worry if you didn't bring your bike, there are plenty of bicycles for rent in Provincetown. You'll love the views this bike trail has to offer, so remember to bring a camera.
Be a Foodie!
There are a many great dining options in Provincetown. Coffee shops with the most delicious pastries to outdoor and indoor dining, our only advice is to eat at a variety of establishments. Experience a little of as many restaurants as possible; dinner at one restaurant, dessert at another. Reservations can be difficult during peak periods, therefore plan your dining excursions a few days in advance. The restaurants that have received the best reviews and accolades throughout the years include Karoo Kafe, The Canteen, Relish and Ceraldi.
Take a peak at what's happening in Provincetown this month with our Provincetown Events Calendar.