Provincetown, Massachusetts is one of the best spots in the Northeast for a family vacation. There are activities for all ages, and plenty of kid-friendly hotels in Provincetown and its environs that provide all the amenities to make your vacation a winner for the whole family.
Whether you want to be right in the thick of things or want a quiet getaway, Provincetown hotels have features for kids and adults. The Masthead Cottages have available cribs, roll away beds, a sleeper sofa and an in-room refrigerator. It also features a private beach that is perfect for sandcastle building, boat watching or daydreaming. It's less than a mile to Cabot's Candy and from whale watching and boat tours provided by the Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown. Like most places to stay in Provincetown The Masthead Cottages are a very short walk away from the town's cafes, galleries, and other offerings
For a taste of something exotic, try the Provincetown Portuguese Bakery. Grab some of the fresh, hot pastries and eat them while strolling along the waterfront. The bakery is near some of the best Provincetown boutique hotels , and is a convenient stop before or after many family attractions in Provincetown .
If your family is fascinated by pirates (and who isn't?), the Expedition Whydah Sea-Lab and Learning Center is the home of relics from Sam Bellamy's ship, the Whydah, which began life as a slave ship. The Learning Center focuses on combining underwater exploration and historical research. The Surfside Hotel and Suites Provincetown is nearby, with a private beach and many rooms with waterfront views. The waterfront view rooms are ADA-approved. The on-site outdoor pool gives your kids a place to play while you relax. Like most Provincetown hotels for kids, this smoke-free property makes cribs available for younger children. Many rooms feature microwaves and refrigerators for storing and making snacks. The hotel offers all visitors complimentary continental breakfasts.
Provincetown itself offers a multitude of attractions. The Fine Arts Work Center has exhibits from up and coming artists. The Beaconlight Guest House is right in the middle of Provincetown's West End, as are many of the best hotels in Provincetown. It has amenities for all ages, including free WiFi access, cable TV, a roof deck and a garden patio. Their sundeck has remarkable views of both harbor and town.
Bird and beach lovers should check out Art's Dune Tours. A short walk from some of the best places to stay in Provincetown, Art's provides guided tours through both National Seashore Park and Provincetown's historic dunes. The Cape Cod Children's Museum is a short drive away in Mashpee, with exhibits that include a planetarium and a puppet theater. If your family prefers quiet, out of the way places, there are also a number of boutique hotels near Provincetown, as well as all along the Cape.
Your Provincetown family vacation can easily have something of interest for everyone because Provincetown has a wide range of activities that will entice your whole family. Once you choose from the many Provincetown hotels that have facilities for kids, picking from the many activities at your disposal is simply a matter of knowing what your family enjoys the most.
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