Your Ultimate Guide to Gay-Friendly Cape Cod

There is a resounding diversity on the Cape, from the lively and accepting atmosphere of Provincetown to our very own Candleberry Inn. Just 90 minutes from Boston or Providence, our gay-owned and operated bed and breakfast is the perfect retreat for LGBTQ+ allies looking for a sunny retreat by the beach. In fact, we’ve been selected as the best bed and breakfast of 2016 by GayTravel.com! If you’re looking for gay-friendly Cape Cod, we’ve got you covered. Here are just a few things that make our slice of paradise a rainbow-flying destination!

Want to know more about us? Read our Meet the Innkeepers page and discover why we decided to open a bed and breakfast here in gay-friendly Cape Cod!

The Best Gay-Friendly Cape Cod Destinations

Provincetown

You may have heard of Provincetown (P-town), a well-known gay-friendly Cape Cod destination featuring great LGBTQ+ nightlife opportunities. If you’re looking for the fun party scene, then this is definitely the place to be on the Cape. The high-energy Pied Bar is a great stop, featuring a dance club along with a spacious beachside deck. You’ll love the drink specials and the DJs, along with the fantastic ocean views. Atlantic House is the popular veteran gay club, with two bars and a jam-packed dance floor. And don’t forget about the Shipwreck Lounge, with roaring fire pits in the evening ideal for mingling with some drinks out on the deck. You’ll also find some delicious hand-crafted cocktails here! Don’t miss out on a good time in Provincetown on Cape Cod.

Cape Cod Pride

You may not be asking where to go in Cape Cod but when to come to Cape Cod. If you’re looking for the best gay-friendly Cape Cod event of the year, then Cape Cod Pride is it! This fantastic celebration of the LGBTQ+ community both on and off the Cape is an anticipated summer event. A DJ, inspirational speakers, food vendors, t-shirts, and a raffle will all be in attendance for Cape Cod Pride. So, come celebrate the diversity of our community and have a great time doing it! However, celebrating diversity isn’t limited to this one festivity. You will always be able to find gay-friendly bars, restaurants, beaches, and businesses throughout the Cape!

The Candleberry Inn

Our beautiful historic inn is another great place to visit in gay-friendly Cape Cod. Whether you’re looking for a great place to return to after a night out in Provincetown or a quiet weekend retreat near some pristine beaches, we’ve got you covered! The Candleberry Inn features chic guest rooms, a well-manicured garden, and gay innkeepers that will accept you in all walks of life! You’ll also receive a fantastic, hand-prepared breakfast each morning to start your day off right, whether it’s to cure your P-town hangover or give you energy for a variety of activities throughout the day. We also have great recommendations for things to do during your stay- just ask! In the meantime, download our free Vacation Guide to get a head start on your travel plans. See all of you beautiful people soon!