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P-town on a Sunday

Augusta, Georgia
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P-town on a Sunday

Our Windstar ship (200 guests) will be visiting P-town on a Sunday, October 6th. How easy is it to walk to the various sites?

We’d like to see the Pilgrim Site, walk on Commerical Street if shops are open and find a great lunch spot.

Do you have tour recommendations or should we try to do this on our own? Is there public transportation or private drivers available?

Any advice about what “not to miss” would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks much....

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1. Re: P-town on a Sunday

Very easy to walk up and down Commercial street to see the shops, galleries, and restaurants.

Art's Dune Tours are a great take if still operating in October

Chicago, IL
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2. Re: P-town on a Sunday

Windstar has it timed perfectly. You will be in Ptown over Columbus Day weekend, a sort of last hurrah on the Cape.

Great idea to take a Dune Tour, just an hour is enough. http://www.artsdunetours.com/ Open to mid Nov.

There are basically two streets running the length of town, Commercial and Bradford. Access the Pilgrim Monument is off Bradford. Just look up to locate it. Admission if over 65 is $10. You can climb the tower and/or enjoy the small museum.

Plenty of great places to dine. Pretty much all will be open. Lobster Pot is iconic. Nice view from their second floor.


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3. Re: P-town on a Sunday

Depending upon how mobile you are you can walk to everything in town. The Provincetown Museum/Pilgrim Monument is at the top of a small hill that you can walk to to take a taxi. Taxis are easily available in town. The shops and restaurants are all strung along Commercial Street. Don't be afraid to walk in the middle of the street. Everyone does. Not much traffic. Everything will be open all day. The Lobster Pot is the typical place where visitors go, but it is good and worth a visit. You can take a sight-seeing trolley ride around town and learn the history of Provincetown.

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4. Re: P-town on a Sunday

I love the monument. It is s fairly easy climb to the top ... not a lot of stairs, mostly ramps with 2 steps in each corner.

Even if you do not climb it the views from the base are great and there is a great little museum.

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5. Re: P-town on a Sunday

Wow, thanks for everyone's advice! I really appreciate it.

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6. Re: P-town on a Sunday

Thank you-- our Art's Dune tour is booked!

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