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MacMillan Wharf

Provincetown, MA
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Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Provincetown
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Lecatno, Fl
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This gem might be considered as a link to the past, as well as an active fishing pier, but is best known for whale watches and museums. It is also the main parking lot if you are visiting the village.

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East Haven
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Away from the bustle of Commercial Street, this a fun walk past artist's booths and ship berths. Here's also where you board whale watching ships and boat rentals. Worth a few minutes to listen to the waves gently lap the pier. Great views of the harbor.

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Loudonville, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

During the summer all the boats, including the two 90 minute ferries from Boston, live here. It has visitor benches, sea gulls, cormorants, and is next to Lopes Square which has some of the best eating and shopping places in Provincetown.

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Eastport, Maine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

You can't go to Provincetown and not take a walk down MacMillan Wharf. It's where you take your fishing, scenic tours of the harbor, and whale watching trips from. It's where the Whydah Museum and many small art and craft shops are. There's a booth run by the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies where you can get information about talks... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We enjoyed many picturesque views from MacMillan Pier. We especially liked looking at the fishing trawlers. The first few "huts" on the pier itself are artists' shops. The rest are tour-booking booths. The harbormaster was fun to talk with.

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Naples, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Great 2 hr sail, beautiful sunset, interesting people, great opportunity for photography shots. No beverages to drink. Take your own. 30.00 great value.

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Philadelphia Suburbs
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77 reviews 77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We were in town for the yearly car show that was on the wharf. It's a great location for it. Old cars, fishing boats, art booths, and other shops. This is where all the ferries and whale watching boats leave from too. Lots to see here. Restrooms near the end also.

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Adelaide, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Lovely walk along a classic beach jetty. Plenty to see. Birds and boats. Cute gay men and dykes. Usual seaside rubbish sold. Heaps of crap exspensive food on offer. But you dont have to buy the stuff do you?

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This is a must see if visiting P-town. Check out the sail boats and catch a cruise on one of several tour boats. This is were you can find fishing charters as well. There is a pirate museum on the wharf also. It's a nice walk!

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northville, NY
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is where the boats, Dolphin Fleet was located. We sat on the wharf and watched the regatta and people coming and going. It was a nice warm day. Few shops on the wharf and nice place to sit and relax. Benches are provided.

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