LocationLocated in at the tip of Cape Cod in Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Distance5 hours by car, 2 hours by plane
Getting HereA scenic drive along the coast gets you there in just over five hours.
"Provincetown boasts an artistic, fun and playful vibe."
Start your excursion with SeaSalt Charters, where you'll be one of six people on a small, private boat operated by experienced, licensed whale watch captains. The 3.5-hour tour gives you plenty of time to get up close to these gentle giants.
Enjoy some of Cape Cod's best seafood with waterfront views at The Red Inn. Operating since the early 1900's, the inn has been a stopping point for many people passing through town, including President Theodore Roosevelt and his wife.
Provincetown is known to have a vibrant arts community. Watch a local artist give an oil painting demonstration at the Bowersock Gallery or catch a performance at the Provincetown Theater.
"Provincetown is home to some of the best areas on the East coast to go whale watching"
Though the Pilgrims settled in Plymouth in 1620, they first set foot in Provincetown. The town built the Pilgrim Monument to commemorate the Pilgrims' landing. The 252-foot monument is the tallest all-granite structure in the country.