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Commercial Street

Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
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Ranked #4 of 27 attractions in Provincetown
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: People-watching
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We heard about the vibe on Commercial Street, and we knew we had to visit on our visit to Provincetown. The street has its predictable souvenir shops and restaurants, but it also has the unique shopping experiences and the fresh, free vibe. While I found it all to be more than suitable for families I do imagine you may have... More

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Bakersfield, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Commercial street was awesome. Yeah, it's a tourist trap, but I never walked away feeling like there was something missing. It's a street filled with shops, restaurants, things to do, museums, galleries, I mean, it was just an awesome place.

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Commercial St in Provincetown is one of the best people watching streets. It has everything: Food - from the fantastic to the merely mediocre, art galleries galore, tourist shops, upscale shops, book stores, fudge, and of course, people. A wide variety of people who walk, bike, strut, stroll, sashay down the street and add a unique flavor to each moment.... More

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Covington, Kentucky
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Just a Wild Array of FUN! Colorful and Friendly Characters Everywhere, and Anything you want to Buy or Eat & Drink!

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Indianapolis
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We spent three hours walking around and visiting shops on Commercial Street. The vibe is cool, funky, and relaxed. There were lots of nice little shops. Great for people watching - it's reputation for alternative lifestyles is very much deserved. We did have to hurry the kids along in a couple areas of some "borderline" advertisements for shows playing in... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Interesting place. Place where you can watch people very busy street. friendly crowd and close to everything.

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Los Angeles, California
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276 reviews 276 reviews
59 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

No matter how many times you walk up and down and up and down, its always a parade filled with people, places and things to take in.

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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93 reviews 93 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Every summer we spend a day wandering around commercial street on days that are not great for the beach. Unfortunatly so does everyone else on the Cape! Each time we come we enjoy watching locals and tourists from all over the world come together and aander the streets.

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Albany, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

If you like to watch people and pets, and even more exotic creatures you have to see to believe, you need to check out Commercial St. Sit on the benches by Town Hall and feast away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

An amazing assortment of artists, shopping, and sight-seeing! Don't forget to take in a Drag Show! The performers are amazing, talented and experts in their field!

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