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Address: Downtown Center, Provincetown, Provincetown, MA
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Even under major construction this street is quaint and adorable

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 November 2016
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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 22 November 2016 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have to admit that I'm a big fan of nice places. Commercial Street qualifies big time. Its eclectic combination of eateries, clothing stores, and souvenir shops--along with the occasional palm reader--is mesmerizing and momentous without being fussy. There's this great laidback quality in the air as you amble up and down Provincetown's main vein. You have to get out... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great shopping for local products. Many art studios and restaurants with diverse menus. Friendly people from town who are very helpful with directions. A pleasure to visit any time of the year.

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Bethpage, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Fun street to shop, eat and enjoy great people. Safe and relaxing. People are very friendly and helpful.

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