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Heart of Provincetown

After the hustle and bustle of Commercial Street, the $15 RT boat shuttle to Long Point was a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Donna D
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Middleton, MA
via mobile
Desolate but a must do

What a beautiful and desolate place to visit. Just a short boat ride to the first settlement of... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
7034lithopolis
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Ohio
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

After the hustle and bustle of Commercial Street, the $15 RT boat shuttle to Long Point was a welcome, peaceful distraction. The very tip of Massachusetts is lined with numerous rocks so wear the right shoes! We enjoyed seeing seals pop their heads up ten...More

3  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What a beautiful and desolate place to visit. Just a short boat ride to the first settlement of P'town. As you walk down Commercial Street there are houses with a tile on the front of the house with a depiction that this was one of...More

1  Thank 7034lithopolis
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Long Point has so many trees that if you dont want to be exposed to the sun, this is a perfect place! It is not that far if you are coming from Toronto area. The place is relaxing and not too much crowded! If you...More

3  Thank puringay
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

If you are up for a walk, this is just about right. The walkway is well fortified and given the changeable weather on any particular day, it may be just right.

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Just take the shuttle. Yes a walk on the rocks sounds fun until you get smashed in the face by a wave and find your feet hurting as you walk back. The walk is like 1.5 hours. Just do the shuttle. Very relaxing. Seals come...More

3  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Several miles to walk around point, over causeway or take the Long Point shuttle to cut off lots of time. $10-$15- watch the tides if you take the causeway, high tide washes over in two locations and you could be in trouble. Great walk if...More

3  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I knew to plan a hike at low tide but I did not anticipate construction at the west end of Bradfort St., and no parking to be found. It is a lovely spot and would have been quite an excursion but we could find nowhere...More

1  Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Well, we walked through the breakwater with our 7 yr old which was quite a walk (more than 1 hour) to the light house. You can get a wrecked ship on the way for some good clicks. Half of the walk is on rocks &...More

1  Thank Sarsita2209
Reviewed 20 June 2018

You will be so happy you arrived here. It's a VERY SPECIAL PLACE. You need to go here. Provincetown's best location!

Thank servicefoodie
Reviewed 15 June 2018

There are many lighthouses in the area but this one grabbed my attention. Basic. A lot like what you thought lighthouses looked like when I was a child. Good take in.

Thank TechMan4U
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Matthew_Jernigan
28 August 2017|
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Response from Tom K | Reviewed this property |
It's not the fast ferry that folks think of (that runs to Boston) but instead a private vessel. Cost is $15 pp round trip, departure place is MacMillan Wharf, and it leaves hourly from 10-5. Daily beach gear (coolers... More
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Paul S
23 August 2015|
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Response from Septimus2 | Reviewed this property |
The walk from Long Point to the breakwater is possible, provided you keep in mind the following: Walk on the bay side back towards the breakwater; it's a shorter walk than around on the Atlantic side. Once you get off the... More
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Becca K
28 July 2015|
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Response from Septimus2 | Reviewed this property |
If you stand on a bayside beach (anywhere right off commercial and look out across the water to the lighthouse about a mile to mile and a half away, that's Long Point. You get there by kayak, small ferry boat (ferries leave... More
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