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Provincetown: The Delaplaine 2019 Long Weekend Guide

Provincetown: The Delaplaine 2019 Long Weekend Guide

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Provincetown: The Delaplaine 2019 Long Weekend Guide

Length:
72 pages
31 minutes
Released:
Mar 13, 2019
ISBN:
9780463631157
Format:
Book

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Complete Guide to P’town, including lodgings, restaurants, attractions, outdoor sports, tours and excursions, shopping and everything else you'd want to do in Provincetown.

“Even though it’s small, there’s still a lot to do in Provincetown. This handy guide made it all a little easier, especially when we only had 3 days (and 2 nights), so we didn’t have time to waste.”
---William E., Dunville

“Perfect for what we needed on Cape Cod.” –Johnny G, Annapolis

Released:
Mar 13, 2019
ISBN:
9780463631157
Format:
Book

About the author

Delaplaine lives on South Beach, Miami’s Billion Dollar Sandbar. He writes in widely varied fields: screenplays, novels (adult and juvenile) and journalism. He also has a series of Long Weekend Guides covering some 50 cities around the world. Email: andrewdelaplaine@mac.com He writes several series: The “JACK HOUSTON ST. CLAIR” political thriller novels. “THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES IV,” a series of novels starring the great-great-grandson of the famous consulting detective. “THE ANNALS OF SANTOPIA” series, an epic that follows a Santa born in 1900 through to his death 82 years later. The AMOS FREEMAN police thrillers. Other novels: “The Trap Door” follows a boy who is taken back in time to 1594 and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. “The Meter Maid Murders,” a comic look at a detective trying to nab a serial killer on South Beach who only murders meter maids. Has written and directed three features (one doc, two narrative features), as well as several short films and won several awards for his film work. (See imdb.com for details).  His latest film, “Meeting Spencer,” starring Jeffrey Tambor, won the prestigious Milan International Film Festival Award for Best Screenplay.  DELAPLAINE’S “LONG WEEKEND” GUIDES These no-nonsense guides contain Delaplaine’s recommendations and advice for travelers visiting these places for 3 or 4 days. As "The Food Enthusiast," he writes a series of restaurants guides, updated annually. He has no hobbies.


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Provincetown

The Delaplaine 2019

Long Weekend

Guide

Andrew Delaplaine

NO BUSINESS HAS PAID A SINGLE PENNY OR GIVEN ANYTHING TO BE INCLUDED IN THIS BOOK.

A list of the author’s other travel guides, as well as his political thrillers and titles for children, can be found at the end of this book.

Senior Editors - Renee & Sophie Delaplaine

Senior Writer - James Cubby

Gramercy Park Press

New York – London - Paris

Copyright © by Gramercy Park Press - All rights reserved.

Please submit corrections, additions or comments to andrewdelaplaine@mac.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 – WHY P’TOWN?

Chapter 2 – GETTING ABOUT

Chapter 3 – WHERE TO STAY

Chapter 4 – WHERE TO EAT

Chapter 6 – WHAT TO SEE & DO

Chapter 7 – NIGHTLIFE

Chapter 8 –  SHOPPING & SERVICES

Chapter 1 –

WHY P’TOWN?

EVERY TIME I’M IN THE Hamptons, the thought crosses my mind that I’d rather be in P’town.

Every time I’m on Cape Cod, I think two things: Thank God it never turned into the Hamptons and Thank God it’s still the same.

It’s not of course. Nothing ever really is the same. But when you run into old-timers on Long Island, they’ll tell you how it was in the Hamptons before the mega-rich moved in and built their monstrously inappropriate mansions, bringing along with them, naturally, their monstrously inappropriate attitudes. The Hamptons with their fancy shops and nightclubs. (Can you ever imagine a NIGHTCLUB on Cape Cod? Not really. Who would ever go to it? I’m not including P’town in this statement—with all the gay people out there, of course they have nightclubs.)

Cape Cod is really one of the great things about America. There’s a unique ecosystem or lifestyle or way of life or mindset on the Cape, however you may want to describe it.

The cheesy little stores selling dust collecting souvenirs, the roadside seafood shacks selling fried clams the way they have for decades, the quiet beaches on Nantucket Bay, the shops selling saltwater taffy and other summer goodies—all of it is remarkably the same as it was when my grandmother used to drag us out there from Boston every summer.

It’s kinda like the northern version of the Florida Keys. (Though the local people couldn’t be more different if they tried—the ones up on the Cape actually read books and know who’s President. In

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