Fly into Provincetown Municipal Airport
Hovering over the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown Municipal Airport is barely about half a mile from Race Point Beach. From here, it takes only 20 minutes to fly to Logan International Airport in Boston, and these Cape Air flights take off from Provincetown every day.
Accommodation near Provincetown Municipal Airport ranges from beachfront hotels with full facilities to intimate guesthouses and stately colonial inns.
Provincetown Municipal Airport is a simple single-storey wooden building along a single runway. Services for passengers include a snack area with vending machines and a drinking fountain. Free WiFi is available in the terminal. And Provincetown Municipal Airport is the place to go for sightseeing flights with some unforgettable views of Cape Cod.
Where to Find Provincetown Municipal Airport
Follow the Mid-Cape Highway, Route 6, along the spine of Cape Cod peninsula. Eventually it comes to tip of Cape Cod within sight of Race Point Beach. It’s less than three miles from the centre of Provincetown, and from April to September there’s a shuttle bus from Provincetown Municipal Airport to the town centre.
Provincetown’s Many Attractions
Provincetown is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, which carries on for 40 miles along the Outer Cape. It’s a stunning series of tranquil beaches, forests, dunes, salt marshes, nature trails and cycle paths. In contrast to Provincetown’s peaceful beaches, the town itself is the liveliest in Cape Cod, with an animated LGBT community, a wealth of art galleries and a rich cultural life.
Visit in June for the Provincetown International Film Festival, or time your visit for the boisterous Provincetown Carnival, which takes place in the third week of August. For wonderful views of the town and the coast, climb to the top of the Pilgrim Monument, which is America’s tallest all-granite structure.
What to See in Cape Cod
Explore the many charming towns and fishing villages, unspoilt beaches and picturesque lighthouses along the peninsula. Visit John F Kennedy’s former summer home in Hyannis, and go on a treasure hunt among the long row of antiques shops along the Old King’s Highway between Brewster and Barnstable. Join a whale-watching excursion and you’re likely to spot seals and dolphins as well.
Eating in Cape Cod
This haven for seafood lovers never fails to disappoint, with its constant supply of fresh lobster, crab, scallops and other fruits of the sea thanks to the large number of Cape-Cod fishermen. During your time in Provincetown, try out all the restaurant experiences, from expensive meals in upmarket restaurants to humble seafood shacks on the beach.
Whichever part of Cape Cod you’re visiting, you’ll find travelling to and from Provincetown Municipal Airport straightforward, as it’s easy to get around the peninsula. Book a rental car from the office at Provincetown Municipal Airport and you’ll be able to explore the cape at your own pace.