One of the interesting free tours you can take when you stay with us this season! Biologist, educator and writer Dennis Minsky will lead an exploration of the diverse plants and animals on Old Colony Nature Pathway (which the Cape Cod railroad once ran through), Whistle Path Woods, Fox Run and Dwyer Family Woodlands, many of which change with the season. See nature in action while learning about birds, blooming swamp azaleas and the unique Atlantic White Cedar Swamp at Fox Run.
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A rarely-trodden Provincetown path leads to a near-frozen pond, with the snow lending the landscape a new look.
There’s some working happening in the house in which Rear Admiral Donald MacMillan (1874-1970) lived at 473 Commercial St. in Provincetown. The town’s wharf is named for its most famous resident—McMillan was an arctic explorer, geographer and naturalist who, despite all his travels, lived close to where he was born.
It’s a sign of the times: artist Steve Kennedy’s new sign, which depicts local fishermen and pays tribute to iconic doryman Eddie Ritter, welcomes those coming into Provincetown by way of Commercial Street/Route 6A. The previous sign, which was more than 15 years old and painted by Frank Milby, faded over the years.
Cape Colony Inn is open until January 1st so you can enjoy all of the fun winter activities Provincetown has to offer! Although the pool is closed, there is still so much to do around town while you enjoy a comfortable stay at Cape Colony Inn! Plus, Baystate Ferry just announced service between Boston and Provincetown through Holly Folly (December 8th)!
We love a travel quote to get us inspired to explore new places! Here are a few of our favorite “wanderlust-quotes” that get us right in the mood to head to Provincetown!
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro
“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” – Oscar Wilde
“A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints.” – Wilfred Peterson
“Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start.” – Jason Mraz
“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Oprah Winfrey
“I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” – Harun Yahya
“Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury
“Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves” – Euripides
What are your favorite travel quotes?
Here are 9 fantastic reasons to visit Ptown in May this year! And, we are running a special promotion to make your stay even better! Join us for any three nights in May for only $229! Use promo code MAY3 when making your reservation. Can not be combined with any other offer or discount and does not include taxes. Not valid Memorial Day Weekend.
Mid-May Fast Ferry service begins
11th – 12th Ragnar Relay Race www.RunRagnar.com
18th – 20th Single Women’s Weekend www.ProvincetownForWomen.com
18th – 20th Nauticons (the 21+ Convention) www.Nauticons.com
18th – 20th Monumental Yard Sale Weekend www.Ptown.org
24th – 28th Memorial Day Weekend Girl Party www.ProvincetownForWomen.com
25th- 28th Memorial Day Weekend
31st – June 3rd Women of Color Weekend www.WomenofColorWeekend.org
31 – June 3rd Cabaret Fest: Night Clubs of the 1950’s – The Sinatra Era www.ProvincetownCabaretFest.com