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Address: Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
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Activities: People-watching
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Nightlife with Heart: The Commercial Street Extravaganza

Like to people-watch? There is no better destination on the face of the earth to do so. All the many varieties of our common humanity wander Commercial Street. If you don't see it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Like to people-watch? There is no better destination on the face of the earth to do so. All the many varieties of our common humanity wander Commercial Street. If you don't see it there, it simply doesn't exist. There is an ever present sense of celebration on Commercial Street that warms the heart and soothes the soul. In fact, it... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

There is a feeling to Commercial Street that defies description. It is, all at once, glorious, funny, historic, and zany. I can sit in front of Spiritus for hours and listen to young musicians play guitar while eating the mouth watering pizza and watching the drama unfold...

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Chicago, United States
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I had been looking forward to visiting Provincetown, and, actually, I hope I make it back here to experience more of it. I only had the afternoon, and spent most of it on Commercial Street. I found myself wishing I had done more research ahead of time. I wanted to catch more of the Artist Colony vibe that Provincetown is... More 

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great down town space. Shops are wonderful and the whole place is dog friendly...love that. Fresh water bolts outside of most shops. Great atmosphere and food galore.

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Delanco, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Plenty of activites. The galleries are numerous and have a variety of art. One will find plenty of restaurants although some are expensive. Night time on the street is busy!

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Egilsstadir, Iceland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Was doing a week of being a tourist in Boston, a friend recommended to take a day and visit P-Town. Took the boat from Boston harbor early in the morning and spent the entire day, walking around PTown ( Mainly commercial street ). The town was a very nice surprise, would like to spend more time there the next time... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We did enjoy the uniqueness of this area. People are casual and welcoming as everyone seems to de quite comfortable with the abundance of tourist activity. The local shops were a good variety - from souvenirs to high end art. We enjoyed a quick snack at one of the local places and then we moved along to the Pilgrim Monument.... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very fun street, unique to most other places in the world because of the attitudes of people. Note if you are religious conservative note that gays freely express themselves so you must be prepared to see that. Big downside is the aggressive bicycle riders that will literally smash into you if you stay in their way. Also cars are allowed... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Provincetown and particularly Commercial Street was great fun to people watch, eat at great restaurants and browse through the art galleries. It is also a very pet friendly street with several stores dedicated to our 4-legged friends. Diversity and openness at its best!

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New Orleans
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice selection of shops, restaurants, & bars. We spent 2 days meandering in & out of the stores. Plenty of bars to grab a cocktail. Nice selection of desserts, such as pastries, gelato, fudge. Antiques & collectibles...we even got a great back massage! We also took a walk on the beach one afternoon. Be sure to make reservations in advance,... More 

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Address: Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown

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