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Commercial Street

Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
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Ranked #5 of 27 Attractions in Provincetown
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: People-watching
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Danbury, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

When in Provincetown...this is the mail street...for shopping...food....a wondrefull place to meet with friends or make a new one. Come sit at the Town Hall and watch the world go by.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The street is awesome!!! People watching, people eating, people riding bikes and skateboards, dogs on skateboards, drag queens, trolley cars, and runners. Just look in every direction before you cross the street. It's not a place to bring strollers and small kids. Stores are small and tight. There are many shops, restaurants, and galleries to check out. Take your time... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

to walk and puruse commercial street, fun to people watch, stop for an ice cream & just enjoy the salt air!

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upstate NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

We feel like we are home when walking, shopping and dining on this street. You can see and interact with tourists from all over the world. It is one of the only places where a mixture of our American social structure can be felt and enjoyed

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Hernando, Mississippi, USA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Provincetown was a great place to visit and some very neat stores to look in and sight see. To say this is a gay friendly community is an understatement. Provincetown makes San Francisco seem straight. There were many public displays of affection by members of the same sex. We enjoyed the town but you might not want to take young... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Pros- eclectic assortment of shops, eateries, clubs, and Hotels. Generally clean and safe. Cons- cars try to get down. Would work better if the city set a time limit during which only authorized vehicles can get down the street. Summary- a great place to visit! More geared towards the LGBT population.

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Cicero, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Always love a visit to P-town. The mix of mom and pop shops, art galleries, restaurants, and bars in such a quaint setting is just plain fun.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

What a great spot, art galleries, bars, restaurants, boutique shops, pretty houses, ocean views, just off the beach. Perfect for people watching!

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Columbus, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

I never thought that I'd say that Duval Street in Key West was pleasant, but Commercial Street on Labor Day made Duval seem wide, with adequate sidewalks and courteous pedestrians. The Commercial Street sidewalks - mostly brick - don't maintain a consistent width, so that groups either get forced into the street, or force others into the street - unpleasant... More

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Been there twice in the summer. Always crowded, packed with tourists. There are a lot of lovely (boutique) stores, selling all sorts of interesting stuff. The street is full of LGBT culture. Parking can be a disaster in the peak season.

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