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An Interview with Marti Gould Cummings

We had the chance to sit down with one of our favorite entertainers in Provincetown for a few questions! Marti Gould Cummings is a NYC based comedic performer who has won the Werrrk.com Drag Queen of the Year Award, 2 Odyssey Magazine Awards for Best Drag Queen, and a Glam Award. You can see the show July 6 and 7th at 10:00!

1. Welcome to town! Is this your first experience here? What are you here for?

This is my 4th summer in PTOWN and my second summer as a performer. I adore it here!

2. You’re based in NYC, what’s a typical week like for you there?

I perform 8 shows a week, many of which include the biggest names of Broadway. Guest of my show have included Cheyenne Jackson, Rumer Willis and over 20 Tony Award winners. I stay busy!

3. Who are your “drag-fluences”?

Jack Plotinick and Provincetown’s  Varla Jean Merman and, of course, Miss Richfield 1981! (We sat down with Miss Richfield 1981 last summer for a few questions – check it out here!)

4. What do you love and miss about Ptown when you leave?

The sunsets.

5. If you could pick the “perfect Saturday” in Ptown, what would you do?

To put it simply: beach, eat, cruise, perform, dance!

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“The Gem of Provincetown”

We want to thank our guests for so many great reviews over the past month. Here are just a few of the kind words you expressed about your stay with us!

“The Gem of Provincetown”

Our second stay at the Cape Colony Inn with our small dog. Fantastic staff, clean rooms, comfy bed, great amenities, breakfast, in room coffee, and quiet. Stayed in a second floor king room. So close to Provincetown that we walked everywhere. A five minute drive to the dunes, walk to the beach. We’ll return!!

– David G.

“Great experience”

We were very happy with our stay at Cape Colony. The staff was very nice and accommodating. Our room was clean and location is a short 5 min. walk to downtown. Breakfast was also very good. I would recommend this Inn and would definitely stay here again.

-Jim B.

“Clean, great location, nice staff, just perfect!”

Great spot if you are looking for something affordable. My friends and I were in for the weekend for a race and we booked the Queen Suites. They have parking, great fire pit and easy walk to the beach or the main drag of streets. Just perfect! Thank you Cape Colony for the great memories!

– Anna B.

“One of the BEST places in P-town”

Always accommodating to your needs, clean, friendly, great continental breakfast, comfortable rooms and beds. Great ac & heat, best feature is CLEAN. Ample setups in room for coffee, frig, wifi. Beds are very comfortable.

– Marty

“Cape Cod Traditional”

This was my wife’s and I travel up the East Coast to visit the original thirteen colonies.
Cape Cod was on the list because my wife’s ancestors lived on the Cape and descendents are still there. We chose Providencetown as our destination and were not disappointed. The town is quaint with a flavor of Key West. My wife chose the Cape Colony Inn after calling the motel directly. She found the staff friendly and informative. The motel is what you imagined a Cape Cod lodge to be. The stucture was wood which continued into the interior. The interior was painted in cool beach colors. The room had a separate sleeping area and bathing area which we found very convenient. The continenal breakfast was excellent! Fresh baked muffins from the town’s bakery were of gourmet quality. We can highly recommend the Cape Colony Inn.

Green Features: They’re dog friendly and have a nice grassy area for your pets. Our two dogs loved it there.

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Thank You For An Amazing Year

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We want to thank each and every one of you who helped make 2015 an amazing year at Cape Colony Inn. The property saw many improvements this year in the rooms and throughout the property. Expect to see even more coming for 2016!

Rates are at their all time lowest – so start planning next year’s travel adventures!

We want to wish all of you a very happy holiday season and wonderful new year!

See you in 2016!

8 October Events You Do NOT Want to Miss in Ptown!

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October is SUCH a great time in Provincetown with TONS to do! From Columbus Day to Halloween festivities, there are tons of reasons to head to Ptown for a long weekend or week getaway. Here are 8 events that we love during the month of October:

1. Monumental Yard Sale Weekend

October 9 – 12: Shops around time offer some great “end of season” deals and residents open their doors so you can hunt for some hidden treasures! Find out more.

2. Women’s Week

October 12 – 18: There are so many great festivities and entertainers that hit Ptown for Women’s Week each year and this year is no different! Check it out.

3. Fantasia Fair

Oct 18 – 25 : The longest running annual conference in the transgender world, this event features workshops, seminars, and entertainment. Find out more.

4. Provincetown Roundup

Oct 21 – 25: Serenity by the Sea Provincetown celebrates another year of recovery, unity, and service for the LGBT&Q community during this annual event. Learn more.

5. Masquerade Ball

Oct 31: Heaven or Hell is a wild, no-holds-barred night of energetic dancing, deadly music and menacing encounters all tied together with MoonMaxx Entertainers tempting you with the age-old battle of good versus evil! Get tickets.

6. Spooky Bear Weekend

Oct 30 – Nov 1: Annual Spooky Bear weekend features fun activities all weekend! Find out more! 

7. Halloween Weekend w/ Kid’s Parade

Oct 30 – Nov 1: Families flock to Provincetown for Halloween each year for the fabulous kid’s parade and trick-or-treating! Check out your favorite restaurant or shop to see what they are doing! And stop by the front desk at Cape Colony Inn for a treat!

8. Dead Silence

October: Throughout the entire month, you can check out this superb theater attraction benefiting Provincetown Public Library! Find out more.

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Share Your Experience @ Cape Colony Inn!

What ArePeople Saying About Cape Colony

We love hearing from our satisfied guests and are consistently responding to our Yelp and Tripadvisor reviews. Here are some of the recent comments that made us smile:

From Alexis P: “Awesome pool area, grill, fire pit, continental breakfast, and AWESOME friendly helpful staff. Go here :)”

From Tracey B: “We were very happy with our room.  We got one a suite.  It was clean, comfortable, had everything we needed.  Staff was really good, even opened the door for me at breakfast.”

From Tom W: “The pool area was nice and the breakfast had a good variety of high quality foods to choose.”

From Debra: “Customer Service is Definitely a Plus Here!! They Go Out of their Way to make You comfortable!!It is a Clean and Well set Up Place!”

Thanks for all the kind words!

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Kick It Poolside @ Cape Colony Inn!

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Join Kick It By Eliza at The Cape Colony Inn for a fun filled hour of her signature fitness class by the pool. Light snacks and beverages will be served after the class. All proceeds will be donated to the local non-profit, Helping Our Women.

KICK IT BY ELIZA™ IS A FITNESS BRAND THAT ENCOMPASSES SIGNATURE CLASSES, ALL MUSIC-DRIVEN AND DANCE INSPIRED. ELIZA IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER KICK-A-THONS, WHICH ARE CHARITY BASED CLASSES THAT BRING AWARENESS AND SUPPORT TO VARIOUS CAUSES.

WELCOME TO ELIZA’S WORLD OF BIG HAIR, LOUD MUSIC, AND FITNESS LOVERS WHO#MOVEWITHPURPOSE!

Renting a Bike in Ptown

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One of the easiest and most fun ways to get around Provincetown is on bike! You can rent a bike by the hour, day, week, or even month from about half a dozen places around town. Enjoy riding around town and back to Cape Colony Inn which is less than a ten minute bike ride from the center of town! Also, make sure you check out the bike trails that feature stunning photo opportunities.

Rates

Rates vary year to year and a bit from place to place but here are the average starting prices of bikes based on time period:

For an adult bike which are typically 24 speed with suspension, rates are around $12 for 2 hours, $20 for a full day, $94 for the week, and about $250 for the month. They typically include free locks and helmets as well as maps to show you where to go.

Where to Rent

There are a variety of places in town but 3 of our favorites are:

Gale Force Bikes @ 144 Bradford Street Ext. 508.487.4849

Ptown Bikes @ 42 Bradford Street 508.487.8735

Arnold’s @ 329 Commercial Street 508.487.0844

Make sure you plan in advance especially during the busy season as bikes do rent out!