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Provincetown is for Lovers

Queer men in Provincetown

Springtime is for lovers and those looking for love, and the most idyllic spring destination for both is Provincetown. As the days grow longer and the balmy temperatures return, the queer capital of the United States is where LGBTQ+ couples head out for a romantic weekend. But this sandy paradise also beckons singles looking for love, because the most open and accepting place on the planet is the perfect place to meet your match.

Provincetown seascape

Provincetown is opening earlier than ever this spring, which means that many more shops, galleries, inns and restaurants will put out the welcome mat. For couples, it’s an ideal time to focus on just the two of you, before the summer crowds descend and the beloved LGBTQ+ theme weeks and events begin.

Putting a little spice back into a long relationship? Here at this bohemian enclave at the tip of Cape Cod, you can rediscover and reconnect with what made you click. It’s a quiet time escape, a place where you can go luxe and get really comfortable, with a cozy room, high thread count sheets, a fireplace, and water views, the perfect lair for a late afternoon romantic interlude. Your own love nest might be in a classic inn or guesthouse, a place that might offer a hot tub and a garden.

Singles in Provincetown

For singles, it’s a chance to visit on your own, hit the bars and the shows, stroll the beaches on a welcoming warm day and just maybe find love before the crazy days of summer. This free-spirited destination, a place of sun, sand and deep blue skies, of picture-perfect shingled cottages and anything goes behavior, is the perfect backdrop for budding romances. Summer may be exciting, but when it’s quieter and there are like-minded singles in town for a spring escape with romance in mind, it’s the ideal opportunity to slow down and meet someone new. Solo visitors can check out the local color with a stroll down Commercial Street, gallery hopping, shopping, grabbing a bite and enjoying some out-of-the-ordinary people-watching.

Couples love to walk hand-in-hand on secluded Race Point Beach or Herring Cove Beach, listening to the waves roll in, or spend an afternoon among the wild, windswept dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore. They can take a bike ride together on the Province Lands Bike Trail and explore. Linger at an alfresco lunch overlooking the harbor. Stroll the side streets and enjoy the springtime blooms in the cottage gardens, the surprising glimpses of the harbor, and that magical Provincetown light that is everywhere.

Queer couple on the beach

 

For everyone, there are cocktails awaiting before dinner, before the evening games begin with nightlife, a drag show, late night dancing, and an evening stroll back to your inn, hotel or guesthouse.

There’s a warm, inclusive, live-and-let-live attitude in this seaside town of picturesque streets and celebratory living. Spring is the time of new beginnings. If you’re looking for love, Provincetown is where to find your match, a place of smart, worldly, well-traveled and cosmopolitan people like you. If you’re already deep in a relationship, it’s an ideal time to rekindle the magic.

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