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This Is Why You’ll Love Commercial Street in Provincetown!

By August 19, 2016January 21st, 2022No Comments

You can’t take a trip to Provincetown without exploring its most charming street. Commercial Street in Provincetown, MA is 3 mile stretch along Cape Cod filled with exciting attractions, historic sites, places to shop, and more! This narrow street is always abuzz with activity and is a popular place to go for a walk during the summer. When you visit Commercial Street in Provincetown, make sure to grab an ice cream cone, find a shady spot to sit, and watch the diverse flow of people pass you by. You will quickly see all that there is to love about Commercial Street in Provincetown, MA.

Find out more about all of the fun things to do near Admiral’s Landing when you download our free Vacation Guide. It’s full of the best recommendations for things to see and do like enjoying a day at Commercial Street in Provincetown.

It Has the Best Restaurants in Town

Whether you need a cup of coffee to accompany an early morning stroll, or you’d like to linger over a candlelit dinner for two, you will find the best restaurants in Provincetown on Commercial Street. Commercial Street has both casual and fine dining options at a number of indoor and outdoor restaurants. But, for a truly unique treat, make a stop at the Provincetown Portuguese Bakery.

You Can Shop for Days

Between stops at delicious restaurants, cafes, and ice cream parlors, there is ample opportunity for shopping on Commercial Street. In fact, most of the street has small, local shops that sell everything from used books, gorgeous jewelry, and handmade gifts, to furniture, Cape Cod souvenirs, and more. On Commercial Street, you won’t find mass-produced goods from chain stores. Instead, you will delight in the unique collection of locally-owned boutiques that line the sidewalks.

Local Art Abounds

One of the most popular things to shop for on Commercial Street in Provincetown is local artwork. The influence of Provincetown’s rich artistic history is evident on Commercial Street. The area has a large number of art galleries that sell local art in a great variety of styles. To find the Provincetown art gallery that best suits your interests, check out the online Provincetown Gallery Guide, or simply explore Commercial Street to see what you find!

Provincetown’s Best Landmarks are Nearby

Another reason you’ll love Commercial Street is because it is so close to all of Provincetown’s best landmarks. In fact, the Provincetown Library, which offers some of the best views of the water, and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum are right on Commercial Street! Other important landmarks nearby include the Provincetown town hall, Provincetown theater, and the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum.

Reaching the Waterfront is Easy

If you plan to spend an afternoon on the water, Commercial Street is your gateway to the best waterfront activities in Provincetown. MacMillan Pier and the Provincetown Causeway, two of the major waterfront attractions in Provincetown, start on Commercial Street. From Commercial Street, it is easy to walk along the causeway, fish off the pier, go whale watching, or rent a boat of your own!

It’s the Center for Provincetown Nightlife

Do you think  your day on Commercial Street is over after you’ve explored the shops, tasted the food, and enjoyed the historic sites? Think again. As the sun sets and the night begins, Commercial Street comes alive. With a large variety of bars and clubs, Commercial Street offers a diverse nightlife for every taste!

Explore Commercial Street in Provincetown, MA with Us!

When you make plans to visit Provincetown and explore Commercial Street, plan to stay at Admiral’s Landing. Our 1860’s historic and friendly bed and breakfast is centrally located just one block from Commercial Street and the bay! While staying with us, you’ll be just a short walk from a wide variety of restaurants, shops, and galleries. Recently renovated, our women-owned inn provides accommodations appointed with amenities designed to make your stay in Ptown memorable. Some of these amenities include fireplaces in every room, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a delicious homemade breakfast. Plan your visit and book a stay with us today!

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