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Provincetown Causeway

Province Lands Road and Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA
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Ranked #14 of 27 Attractions in Provincetown
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Pleasantville, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

this is really over a mile, so a problem for small children or small dogs. The rock steps could be fairly large at times; too much for short legs. Lots of broken shells on the rocks, so barefoot would also not work.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Cape Cod Mass. is in itself a wondrous place but Provincetown is special to the world. No matter your color or gender, all feel the delight of the unharnessed beauty of nature, man and beast. Bring you dog on the trolley, or cat! Bring yourself, free your heart, accept all the rainbow colors love comes in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Pro (aka Beauty): the view is spectacular! Con (aka Beast): not for the faint of heart or the physically meager. If you aren't paying attention you will fall and injure yourself. The wind is much stronger at this end of the cape even on a relatively calm day like mine. Summary: if you want this beauty you need to take... More

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Montreal, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Looking for a destnation where you can bring your dog? Many stores and restaurants allow your pet to tag along with you! Water dishes can be seen at many establishments. Dog lover's Heaven!

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DeWitt, New York
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136 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The causeway is often referred to as the breakwater. It is a little over a mile long and consists of very large rocks with somewhat flat top surfaces, but it is not a smooth continuous surface. There are many gaps between the rocks and don't think of it as a level path. It isn't for those who have mobility issues.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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145 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A leisurely drive up Cape Cod leads up to Provincetown. A picturesque town with some great views of the ocean. The Provincetown Causeway is an adventurous hike to soak up some sun and sea air. I really enjoyed the walk, though some of the smells (though expected) are not the most pleasant. If you are not the most fleet of... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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54 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We just happened to stumble upon this. It is a really long trail through the ocean made of huge boulders smushed together! We walked for over and hour but didn't get all the way across. The boulders are not even or spaced evenly so in places, it was actually very difficult to cross from boulder to boulder and pretty scary.... More

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Park City, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place is at the tip of P-Town. Parking is very challenging, but available. The causeway is super sturdy and well built with large boulders that are fit together for a solid hike (not that this was the intention for building it). Caution, though, it is uneven in places with varying gaps. People wear all kinds of flat shoes, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

More challenging than I first thought. The causeway is made of large boulders that form a rough and uneven pathway from Provincetown across to the spit of land that hooks across the harbour. Wear strong shoes, not flip-flops or bare feet, take a sun hat too and sun-screen. You need to concentrate on were you are putting your feet. If... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The Causeway, or Breakwater as it is often called, is well worth checking out. As other say, it can get cold when you're out over the water, so wear protection. Also, the rocks and boulders are in natural state, jagged and sometimes hard to pass over. I highly recommend going early or late in the day, to view sunset/sunrise, and... More

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