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How to Spend the Best Day at Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown

By February 21, 2017January 21st, 2022No Comments

Are you looking for a seaside escape to explore on your next Cape Cod getaway? If so, you need to spend a day at Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown. This popular bayside beach is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore and offers everything you need for the perfect day at the shore. Just 8 minutes from the center of Provincetown, Herring Cove Beach has ample parking, snacks and concessions, bathhouse, and convenient shuttle access. In addition, the beach features breathtaking scenery and a spectacular view you won’t find anywhere else!

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Ride the Herring Cove Beach Shuttle

The Herring Cove Beach shuttle is an excellent way to get to the beach if you don’t want to worry about parking or a sandy car after your beach day. The shuttle stops at major points of interest in Provincetown like MacMillan Pier, the Province Lands Visitors Center, Race Point Beach, and the airport. Depending on the season, the shuttle runs every 30 or 60 minutes and one-way fares for adults are just $2!

Explore the Trails Nearby

Because Herring Cove Beach is located within the Cape Cod National Seashore, there are plenty of great nature trails to explore nearby. This U.S. National Park is filled with land and marine wildlife, hiking and biking trails, and historic sites. When you visit Herring Cove, you can also explore nearby Race Point Beach in Provincetown, MA. Whether you go for a hike or a bike ride, you can explore the shore along the Province Lands Bike Trail, which goes from Herring Cove to Race Point!

Enjoy a Concert

Every summer, Friends of the Cape Cod National Seashore hosts an excellent summer concert series at Herring Cove. Held in July and August, these free Herring Cove concerts are an excellent way to hear live music at the beach. Locals and visitors alike flock to the area for warm summer nights and local entertainment. To enjoy music at Herring Cove Beach during your visit, simply bring a chair or towel to sit on, find your spot in the sand, and enjoy!

Stay for the Sunset

Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown is simply stunning, regardless of the time of day that you visit. However, Herring Cove’s most gorgeous views are at sunset. If you’ve spent an afternoon at the beach, stick around and watch the colors unfold as the sun dips below the sparkling horizon. You won’t be disappointed!

Take Advantage of the Bathhouse

We know recommending the public facilities at a beach may sound a bit odd, but hear us out. The Herring Cove Beach Bathhouse is unlike most beach facilities. Opened in 2013, this brand new, $5 million, structure offers visitors a clean and convenient place to rinse off after a day at the beach. In addition, the facility features an excellent snack bar and picnic tables to enjoy. So, whether you’re hungry and looking for a quick bite to eat or you want to change before heading out on your next adventure, you’ll find everything you need within this great area!

Explore Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown and Stay with Us!

Herring Cove Beach in Provincetown is just one beautiful area to discover on a Cape Cod getaway with us. In addition, Provincetown boasts a rich arts scene, interesting history, and a vibrant nightlife to enjoy. When you stay at Admiral’s Landing during a visit to P’town, you’ll be in the center of all these great things to experience. Our inn is conveniently located just one block from Commercial Street and the bay.

Our guests start each morning with a homemade breakfast. Then, after spending their day experiencing everything Provincetown has to offer, they return to our luxurious accommodations to rest, relax, and prepare for the next day’s adventure. Browse our Main House and Cottage Rooms to learn more about our inn. Then, book your next Cape Cod getaway with us! We can’t wait to share Provincetown with you!

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