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Address: Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
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If you looking for the Who's Who, the what's what, and a lot of site and people to watch. Then this is the place to be

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you looking for the Who's Who, the what's what, and a lot of site and people to watch. Then this is the place to be

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Thank Dennis L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Commercial Street is a gayer, slightly run-down mix of State Street in Madison and Main Street in Wisconsin Dells. The crowd seemed to be having a good time browsing the shops and wandering up and down the street. I enjoyed it. We were there on the last day of the Bear Festival. We saw some bears. They were friendly.

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love to visit Provincetown and cruise down Commercial Street. Whether it's off season or peak, it is a fun place to shop, grab a bite to eat, a glass of wine or people watch. Lots of entertainment. We go for yard sale weekend Spring and Fall, the PAAM garden tour, Halloween, or just with friends. The shops are always... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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163 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While visiting late November the East End of Commercial Street was under major construction it did not detract from the quaint and adorable aspects of the street. Down the east end there are many excellent little galleries and as one heads west a great selection of shopping options. Very few open at this time of the year which suited us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a shop, restaurant, bar for everyone! The area takes you back in time with the beautiful old charm and the beach town feel. The entire area has the best views ever!

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Forest Hills, New York
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551 reviews
142 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If I closed my eyes and opened them in downtown Center Provincetown I could be in Any Tourist Town USA. Typical shops, restaurants, souvenir shops, jewelry stores and lots of people walking from shop to shop. Parking is difficult, but free off season. I love Cape Cod but not the traditional, predictable town.

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Ferney-Voltaire, France
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213 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This alley and its contents are probably well-known to locals, but the only sign for non-locals appears to be at just below knee-level, painted on the side of Provincetown Jewelry, which is located beside Shop Therapy. Just dart into the alley, look left, and be prepared to enter Bob Gasoi's "world". It is hard not to be amazed at the... More 

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Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost every single shop was closed and it resembled a goast town. I had a list of resaurants to try and they were all closed too. Parking was free though. Ha!

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice street, great character and always buzzing with life. Highly recommend to travel to Provincetown and down this main street.

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Loudoun County, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed The Mews for a nice dinner. Enjoyed the Lobster Pot for a simple lunch. All restaurants in the area seem to be priced slightly higher than average.

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