Provincetown, situated at the tip of Cape Cod, was the first landing site of the Pilgrims and the location where the Mayflower Compact was signed. Renting a vacation home in Provincetown puts you close to history, culture and natural beauty. A vacation rental in Provincetown provides a great base for enjoying all that the Cape Cod region of Massachusetts has to offer, including beach activities, fine dining, boating, hiking, whale watching and more. When you rent a vacation home or a condo in Provincetown you can plan a family vacation, a romantic getaway, a week of partying, or just a few days to relax and recharge.
Provincetown is one of the oldest art colonies in the United States; its beginnings date from the opening of the Cape Cod School of Art in 1899. When you choose a rental home or a condo in Provincetown you can take please in the thriving art colony. A visit to the Provincetown Art Association and Museum with its collection of 20th century American art is a must. Many small galleries that exhibit and sell the work of local artists, flourish. For theatre lovers, Provincetown has a thriving theater community, including Shakespearean plays on the Cape, Provincetown Repertory Theater and the Provincetown Theater Company. An apartment rental or rental home in Provincetown is perfect for a patron of the arts.
Provincetown is a peninsula surrounded by the waters of Cape Cod Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Beachfront rental homes or cottages on Cape Cod are perfect for enjoying all the water has to offer. For those who love beach-combing there are pristine beaches and towering dunes. For outdoor enthusiasts, the area is great for birders, hikers and cyclists alike. The Cape Cod National Seashore offers beaches, hiking trails, dune tours and seasonal events. While staying at your beach rental, take a bike instead of your car. Bike rentals are available to explore the charming village or one of the many scenic biking trails in the area.
There are ample dining alternatives for those staying in Provincetown rental homes. Small food stands selling seafood, cafés with outdoor patios along Commercial Street, and many fine dining establishments throughout the Cape Cod area are there for a gastronomical experience. From your rental home enjoy strolling through the village. There are several small shops offering antiques, jewelry, artwork and souvenirs. Enjoy the exciting nightlife Provincetown has to offer. Whether you're looking for something wild or laid-back and quiet, there will be something to suit your taste close to your vacation rental.