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MacMillan Wharf

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Address: Provincetown, MA 02657
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Great to View the Ocean and Relax

Love to stop here while in P-Town. On a nice day, the scenery is beautiful and calming. Love sitting on the dock and watching the boats and people.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
daksterinwaltham
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love to stop here while in P-Town. On a nice day, the scenery is beautiful and calming. Love sitting on the dock and watching the boats and people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in on the fast ferry. You get off on the wharf and walk into town. It is beautiful, but I didn't really see anything to do unless you have a boat or are getting on a charter. There are probably some vendors there. There is a public restroom...of that I am sure ;) I would say if you... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wondered around looking at the boats - old and new. Dont need to spend much time there, it was a pleasant way to look around. Took a few photos. A few vendors selling locally made items. Looked like good quality stuff. We'd just come off the whale tour, so tired and hungry. Parking is NOT good and not cheap.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wharf can be a hive of activity during the day mainly because the Boston Ferry and many of the boat tours leave from here. The trolley bus also travels to the end and turns around. There are rest rooms and a pirate museum, popular with kids. It's really pleasant for a stroll and just to watch the activity. It's... More 

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pier used to be only a place to catch boats or whale watching ships. Now it is lined with artist shops and it makes the walk interesting even if you are not boarding a boat. Lovely views of the harbor.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to get out of the city and walk a nice pier, this is where you should go in Provincetown. It is quiet and being restaured, but so nice to see the beaches from "the other side".....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the old time feel of the wharf. It was fun to check out. The area was very interesting we enjoyed walking around and seeing all the boats

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Thank ssvillani
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent whale watching trips on various size vessels are available. Also fishing charters and sunset cruises. There are several artisan booths on the wharf.

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Burlington, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was just nice to wander out to the fishing boats in the early morning. it is a very peaceful place even with all the goings on.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to take my coffee and Muffin early in the morning and walk down to the end and sit on the bench. Depending on the time of year the early morning is very peaceful. The view from the bench is of long point and the lighthouse . You can also see the ferry coming and going from Boston. And... More 

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