Destination guide

Travel to captivating Provincetown

The area's entertainment and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Provincetown. This city's seafood restaurants, beaches and cycling draw many visitors. Pilgrim Monument and Herring Cove Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Provincetown

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Provincetown has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Great Island Trail (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Poit's Lighthouse Mini Golf (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Provincetown

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Provincetown

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Provincetown is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Herring Cove Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Pilgrims' First Landing Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Beech Forest (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Long Point (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Race Point Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Head of the Meadow Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Provincetown

Fly into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), which is 27 mi (43.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Provincetown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,220 holiday lettings near Provincetown. From 472 Houses to 499 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Provincetown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Provincetown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Provincetown:

  • West Brewster: 84 holiday homes
  • East Orleans: 346 holiday homes
  • Dennis: 967 holiday homes
  • East Dennis: 329 holiday homes
  • Pleasant Point: 120 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Provincetown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Provincetown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Provincetown Town Hall: 1,030 holiday lettings
  • Provincetown Theater: 1,950 holiday lettings
  • Provincetown Public Library: 1,954 holiday lettings
  • Herring Cove Beach: 1,984 holiday lettings
  • Race Point Lighthouse: 1,851 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Provincetown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Provincetown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 472 Houses in Provincetown. Our other popular types of Provincetown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 499 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 137 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 137 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Provincetown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 110 holiday homes with pool available in Provincetown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.