Provincetown, Cape Cod

LGBTQ Travel to Cape Cod

Welcome to Cape Cod, home of Provincetown – PlanetOut's three-time consecutive Travel Awards winner for "Best Domestic Gay Resort Town!”

Provincetown is widely recognized as a safe & friendly vacation destination for LGBTQ travelers, and is well known for its fun nightlife and eclectic scene.  According to PlanetOut, “Provincetown is the complete package: warm, sandy dunes for long, lazy walks; delicious cuisine; great annual parties; historic streets lined with lovely shops; and ferries, planes and cars full of new queer visitors every season.”

Other accolades for Provincetown include being named one of's #1 Place to Stay in the U.S. for 2016, one of Fodor's Travel Best Small Towns in America in 2013 and one of the Best Gay Resort Towns by

Provincetown hosts a diverse array of exciting GLBTQ events throughout the year, including Bear Week in July, Carnival in August and Holly Folly Weekend in December.

Provincetown is not alone in its LGBTQ-friendly offerings – the entire Cape celebrates diversity, with each of our 15 towns boasting unique travel experiences for LGBTQ singles, couples and families. Enjoy miles of pristine beaches, fantastic restaurants, over 2,400 shops & galleries, countless attractions, New England’s best golf courses and an exciting arts & culture scene that earned Cape Cod the distinction of one of the top arts destinations in the country!

Cape Cod is also an ideal wedding destination. In 2004, Massachusetts became the first state in America to legally permit same-sex marriage.  Find out more about planning your wedding on Cape Cod by clicking here.

Helpful Links
Weddings on Cape Cod
Dining on Cape Cod
Accommodations on Cape Cod
Provincetown Chamber of Commerce
Provincetown Tourism Office
Provincetown Business Guild
Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism LGBTQ website
Getting around/Other Cape Cod towns