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Address: Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
Activities: People-watching

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Providence town is in its own right very eclectic and that is the lure. Something different to the not so niche seashells and sweatshirts of Cape Cod, but you can get them here as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
tuxedo1Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Providence town is in its own right very eclectic and that is the lure. Something different to the not so niche seashells and sweatshirts of Cape Cod, but you can get them here as well. Art galleries, restaurants indoors and out, museums, and shops with something unexpected you just had to have...take a walk along Commercial Street maybe at the... More 

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cambridge
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18 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Check out Provincetown in the winter - quite nice! Enjoy an old new england town with flair. Some of the shops are still open.

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cape cod
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6 reviews 6 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Many high end shops nestled between T- shirt stores, candy stores, restaurants and sidewalk cafes! Stroll through it all or merely grab a seat on the benches in front of Town Hall, enjoy and an ice cream cone and have your camera ready . Nighttime or daytime the street bustles with high energy. A must for any Cape Cod vacation... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Commercial Street in Provincetown is a worthwhile visit for anyone; walk up and down, pop into the wonderful little shops, drink coffee at a cafe or have a beer outside a bar and just watch life goes by. Strongly advise to park away from the street in a suitable car park and then you can really relax there for a... More 

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Belgrade Lakes
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Walk or find a nice place to sit and enjoy the passing parade of people. In the early morning folks are out walking their dogs, getting a bite from the bakery and some coffee, the afternoon brings folks to shop and eat at the many restaurants, and evening/night is nothing short of a street show, the cast of characters is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Someday the town will ban cars from Commercial Street but until that time, they are part of the experience. Walking the whole length can take a few hours , with stops for snacks, shopping and music. East End is quiet with museum, bursting tiny gardens, special restaurants and galleries, the middle is crazy with the pier, food, performers and crowds,... More 

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Norton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Commercial St in Provincetown is a must visit for my wife and I every year. We park way away from the center so we can walk and see all the hoes and gardens along the way. The sightlines of the ocean are terrific. The street itself contain endless little shops and many very good restaurants, Crowds are everywhere but there... More 

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you can't find a restaurant, candy maker, gift shop or ice cream store on this street, you are not in Provincetown! Many shops for souvenirs, kids gifts, adult gifts, food, ice cream, fudge, etc. Leave your car at one of the many parking lots (They charge a fee) and walk the area or you will miss the best part... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My home away from home. Have grown up going to the Cape and always see something new or interesting when we visit P-town. Great place for shopping from souvenirs from the area to high quality local crafts and artisans. Always street entertainment, especially if you find a spot in front of City Hall or Library or on the main boardwalk.... More 

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Avon, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed in Provincetown in Dec. 2014 for several days and had the opportunity to explore Commercial St. from one end to the other. Even at this time of the year, shops and restaurants were open and eager to please. There is something for everyone on Commercial St. even if you just enjoy the show. There is certainly much more... More 

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