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incetown and Cape Cod history The museum has a a a a a a a a a a a wide array of of artifacts from whaling tools to to to to to one of of Provincetown’s original fire carts The museum highlights the multi-faceted role that Provincetown Provincetown played in in in in in in in America’s history since its its beginning as the Mayflower’s original landing ground and and its its gradual shift into a a a a a a a a a a a thriving maritime hub artists colony and and beloved tourist destination An exhibit about the arctic explorer and and Provincetown native Donald B
MacMillan MacMillan features a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Polar Bear Musk Ox Wolf and Inuit artifacts which MacMillan MacMillan brought back from his expedition to to the the the Arctic In In addition to to the the the museum there is is a a a 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 a a a bike and take a a a a a a a a a ride along the the paths that wend through dunes with fantastic ocean views To To really experience the the mag- nificent dunes turn to to Art’s Dune Tours operating since 1946 They’ll pick you up right in in in town Another cool thing to to to do is take Flyer’s boat shuttle out to to Long Point where you’ll find a a a a a a a magi- cal beach on on the the the other side of the the the harbor Provincetown is is is famous as a a a a a a a a a a a whale-watch whale-watch port – this is is is is where whale-watching originated Several tour companies offer cruises that guarantee whale whale sightings Back on dry land take a a a a a a a a walk down Commercial Street Provincetown’s main thoroughfare where every shop is is interesting and and inviting Satisfy your sweet tooth with a a a a a a a trip to to to the the the Penney Patch Candy store Check out the the the the galleries on the the the the east end of town town and and be sure to to to to to include a a a a a a visit to to to to to the the the renowned Provincetown Provincetown Art Association and and Museum While you’re in in in Provincetown Provincetown don’t forget to to to take a a a a a a a walk out on on on MacMillan Wharf which has long been the the lifeblood of the the town Even if if you’re not going out on on on a a a a a a a a whale watch or or nature cruise taking a a a a a a a a a a a schooner sail or or fishing trip you’ll want to check out the the the artists’ shanties filled with unique arts and and crafts and and the the the people who create them n n n n n FREE 1/4
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