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its 101st anniversary this year The monument was built to commemorate the Pilgrim’s first landing in in the the New World – they stopped here in in 1620 and spent five weeks exploring before sailing on to Plymouth You can learn all about it and much more at at the the the Provincetown Museum at at the the the base of the the the monument which features great exhibits on on Prov- incetown and Cape Cod history The museum has a a a a a a wide array of artifacts from whaling tools to to one of Provincetown’s original fire carts The museum highlights the multi-faceted role that Provincetown played in in in in America’s history since its beginning as the Mayflower’s original landing ground and and its gradual shift into a a a a a thriving maritime hub artists colony and beloved tourist destination An exhibit about the arctic explorer and Provincetown native Donald B B MacMillan features a a a a a a a Polar Bear Musk Ox Wolf and Inuit artifacts which MacMillan brought back from his expedition to the Arctic In addition to the the museum there is a a a a fantastic gift shop Plus you can bring picnic food and enjoy lunch on on the the grounds of the the monument!
Next you may want to rent a a a a a a bike and take a a a a a a ride along the paths that wend through dunes with fantastic ocean views To really experience the mag- nificent dunes turn to Art’s Dune Tours operating since 1946 They’ll pick you up right in in town Another cool thing to do is take Flyer’s boat shuttle out to Long Point where you’ll find a a magi- cal beach on the the the other side of the the the harbor Provincetown is famous as a a a a a whale-watch port – this is is where whale-watching originated Several tour companies offer cruises that guarantee whale sightings Back on dry land take a a a a a a walk down Commercial Street Provincetown’s main thoroughfare where every shop is is interesting and inviting Satisfy your sweet tooth with a a a trip to to the Penney Patch Candy store Check out the the galleries on the the east end of town and be sure to to to include a a visit to to to the renowned Provincetown Art Association and Museum While you’re in in Provincetown don’t forget to to take a a a a a a a walk out on MacMillan Wharf which has long been the the lifeblood of the the town Even if if you’re not going out on a a a a whale watch or nature cruise taking a a a a schooner sail or fishing trip you’ll want to check out the artists’ shanties filled with unique arts and and crafts and and the the people who create them n n n $1 00 OFF EACH ADULT tgB
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