Around Town

Despite it’s small size, Provincetown has world class shopping and cultural attractions. If you decide to come to Provincetown in the off season, or it happens to be too cloudy to go to the beach on one of the days during your stay, fear not! There is plenty to do around town. In fact, many people come to Provincetown just to take advantage of all that our quaint yet luxurious town has to offer.

Take a stroll along Commercial Street, where you will find not only a fantastic selection of shops and restaurants, but also be able to experience one of Provincetown’s best features- its people! Provincetown is a famous destination for people watching, and you will see some most colorful (literally) and friendly characters. Provincetown’s delightful main drag is filled with things to do and people to see and depending on the time of day and year, there is always something new and different to see.

Provincetown is proud of its artisanal shops and boutiques. There are very few chains in town, and those that do exist, such as Keihl’s, have been carefully chosen by the town. There are plenty of unique treasures to be found around town, from hand knitted sweaters to subtle jewelry to tasty homemade snacks.

Whether you are in the mood for a delicious bite to eat, a fancy cocktail, or cold Whale Tale Pale Ale, there is a restaurant or bar for you! Experience Provincetown’s world class culinary scene and never want to leave. Try our famous lobster rolls, fresh oysters, or enjoy a traditional Cape Cod clambake on the beach!

For nature enthusiasts, Provincetown also boast fantastic beaches and stunning dunes, where you can swim, hike, run, bike and kayak and canoe. The national seashore is brimming with wildlife, and when the tide goes out in town, you can explore the flats just beyond Land’s End Inn, where you can find sea glass and beautiful shells and even sand dollars.

Provincetown is also the perfect destination for pet lovers! Consistently rated one of the most dog friendly towns in the United States, Provincetown has pet bakeries, dog friendly cafés and restaurants, and of course, the Land’s End Inn is a premiere pet friendly destination as well.