June 19, 2024


Curiosity is excessive within the Cape Cod hotspot.

Race Point Beach in Provincetown.
Race Level Seashore in Provincetown. Flickr / Massachusetts Workplace of Journey & Tourism

A well-liked Cape Cod city could also be extra crowded than normal this yr.

  • 5 issues to do when visiting Provincetown

Needham-based journey web site Tripadvisor launched its Vacationers’ Selection Better of the Greatest Vacation spot Awards on Tuesday and among the many record of 15 trending locations within the U.S. is Provincetown, Massachusetts, at No. 5.; Newport, Rhode Island, at No. 13; and Portland, Maine, at No. 14.

The trending spots are locations which have seen essentially the most year-over-year progress in curiosity, in line with Tripadvisor.

With 94% of People planning to journey as a lot, if no more, than final yr, enthusiasm is excessive and this yr’s record of Vacationers’ Selection Better of the Greatest Locations actually displays that pleasure,” mentioned Sarah Firshein, head of editorial at Tripadvisor, in an announcement.

Here’s what Tripadvisor wrote about Provincetown, the highest-ranking New England city on the record:

Go to Provincetown and have a blast having fun with a few of Cape Cod’s finest seashores (Race Level Seashore and Herring Cove Seashore are favorites of TripAdvisor vacationers). Loads of cool boutiques, eating places and artwork galleries give this city a enjoyable and funky vibe. It’s an exceptionally LGBT-friendly vacation spot as nicely. One tip: if it’s excessive season, take the ferry or a fast flight from Boston (until you get pleasure from spending hours sitting in site visitors).


The No. 1 trending vacation spot within the nation is Napa in California.

Tripadvisor customers additionally had love for Boston, which ranked No. 8 among the many prime meals locations within the U.S. (No. 1 is New Orleans) and No. 17 among the many prime locations within the U.S. (No. 1 is New York Metropolis).

The awards, based mostly on the standard and amount of rankings and critiques from customers between Oct. 1, 2022, and Sept. 30, 2023, have been divided into seven classes this yr: prime locations, trending locations, meals locations, nature locations, honeymoon locations, sustainable locations, and finest locations for tradition.

Take a look at the Vacationers’ Selection Better of the Greatest Vacation spot Awards.