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Province Lands Visitor Center

Race Point Road, Provincetown, MA
508 487-1256
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Ranked #8 of 31 Activities in Provincetown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Biking Trails, Sports
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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

While I can understand mid October is not prime season, disappointed to find the office closed by 2 pm with no literature available for tourists.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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150 reviews 150 reviews
51 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We took the trolley and got off here. It was a slow period so we ended up walking back to town. I guess if you have a car it would be better - you could spend more time walking out to the dunes. The walk back though was beautiful. There is a little trail that follows the street. Lots of... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Amazing storied landscape, close to the beach with birds' eye view of dune country; knowledgeable, friendly staff, varied nature, science and cultural offerings (including short films, performances, plus tours and events for young and old). Good gift-shop too.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

information provided is helpful and interesting. at the time we were there in October there were people going cranberry picking. you can do this with a guide and should do so if in the area during picking season. best views of beach and water here.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

It's free! This visitor center was the last stop on our trip up the Cape. The views of the dunes are gorgeous and the visitor center is very nice. Good for a pit stop and a souvenir, too. I would return to hike or bike some trails in the area.

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76 reviews 76 reviews
8 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Don't miss it! Free! Be sure to go to the top - you often see whales from there. Great view of the historic dune shacks and so much more.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My partner and I stopped in at the Province Land Visitor's Center to inquire about hiking/nature trails along the Cape Cod National Seashore. The park rangers employed here are eager to share their wealth of knowledge about the area and its beauty. We were given much valuable info. and a few great maps, and even stayed for two short films,... More

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We rode our bikes from P-town to the visitor center - great ride, fun and beautiful. The weather was great, ride awesome and the visitor center was filled with fun facts and purchase items. It was also a welcome stop for fresh water (free) in the center. worth a visit.

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you plan to visit the Cape Cod National Seashore, be sure to stop at the Province Lands Visitors Center. You will not be disappointed. The center is staffed with several park rangers and aids who are extremely knowledgeable about the area, and who will assist you in planning your visit. The center also offers brochures and a short film... More

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Toronto, Canada
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304 attraction reviews
477 helpful votes 477 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The Province Land Visitor's Center is a great spot to pick up maps, guides and tips on making the most of your visit to the Cape Cod National Seashore. It also has a fabulous lookout from atop the building which offers great views of the sand dunes and distant coast line. It's worth dropping by even if you don't have... More

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