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This is the official blog of the Provincetown Tourism Office and Visitor Services Board. We are a destination marketing organization (DMO) promoting our lovely resort town. Provincetown is the birthplace of American democracy, where the Pilgrims first landed, a fishing village, an art colony and a gay haven. Provincetown has exquisite beaches, numerous attractions, Zagat-rated restaurants, delightful art galleries, retail shops and everything one may think of. After all, Provincetown is like nowhere else...

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Jan 19

Provincetown: Best resort town in 2011 on Gaycities.com

Posted on January 19, 2012 at 12:00 AM by Radu Luca

Provincetown, MA was voted "Best Resort Town in 2011" by Gaycities.com readers. This is a great honor for Provincetown and the award comes after the US Census declared Provincetown "the gayest city in America," also in 2011. 

Provincetown on GayCities.com

"It's no surprise to me that our members voted to make Provincetown the Best Resort Town 2011," said Scott Gatz, Gaycities.com CEO. "Just one look at GayCities guide to P'town and you'll see it's got everything you'd want for your escape: great food, great beaches and a great social scene," he added. 


Provincetown won 28% of the total votes, whereas Palm Springs, the runner-up, received 24 percent. Sitges, Saugatuck and Rehoboth Beach followed with 18, 8 and 6 percent, respectively. 

"Members from all over the world casted tens of thousands of votes for their favorite towns. Provincetown and Palm Springs were neck and neck up til the very end. Both places offer a great escape for the traveler (and nearby locals) and are incredibly welcoming to the gay community. Our members were asked to choose their favorite resort town, and the results show just how loyal folks are to P'town," said Gatz. 

Other categories included "best nightlife," "best pride," "best food," "best city," etc.

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