Kick off Spring on the Cape!
Historically modern Provincetown is the place to be, so, here are the top few places you must see!
Ever feel too crowded while visiting on the Cape? Can’t seem to fully relax or get in those site seeing spots you planned for? This Spring is the perfect time for Cape fun!
To see Cape Cod in its true beauty, the off season is a must! The cooler months in early spring is the perfect time to take advantage of all the Cape has to offer. Provincetown, located at the tip of Massachusetts is rich in culture and history, but at just under 17 square miles in size, you’ll find bumper to bumper traffic all summer long, both on the sidewalks and the streets.
What makes Provincetown so special?
This New England past time began steady in the 1900s but goes back even further as the historic landmark where the Mayflower first landed in 1620. This landmark location is Provincetown; So, it’s no wonder this trademark of natural history is a must see for tourists from all over the world. With miles of beaches, Provincetown has evolved to offer it all, from warm vacation months to a cultural hotspot for history, art, and film. With so much to see and explore, how do you know where to begin? Here’s how to make the most of this cultural hub this spring!
Places to see while visiting Provincetown this Spring:
- Pilgrim Monument: Built in 1910, this historical landmark symbolizes the Mayflower arrival in 1620, as well the Mayflower Compact. You can walk to the top of this 252 feet tall tower, for a workout and breathtaking view.
- Walk Race Point Beach: This National Seashore Park is immaculately clean and maintained. Miles of seashore and dunes, with wide open views is met by Race Point Light, Lighthouse originally built in 1816. Enjoy the peace and quiet, in comfortable enough weather to walk for hours.
- Provincetown Library: The beautiful building alone will take your breath away. Take time to go inside and walk around, making it to the surprise on the second floor.
- World Renown fine arts: The historic Hawthorne Barn hosts literature and musical events with guest performers from all over the world. This famously historic barn is a small venue in size, with only 50 tickets per event, use this time to get a ticket at a reasonable price and enjoy a night.
- Walk Commercial Street: Filled with arts, color, and flags this famous shopping street will have your eyes peeled of hours. Clothing, souvenirs, art shops, and everything in between, it’s far from the shops you’d find inland.
- Art Galleries: Provincetown is home to over 40 art galleries; with such a wide range there is something for everyone. Be the first to take a peek at the season’s newest pieces. Most of the galleries in P-town can be found walking down Commercial street.