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L'affascinante storia di Provincetown

Provincetown, Stati Uniti

Esperienza proposta da Cathleen

90 minOfferta in Inglese
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Cosa farete

A 90 minute walking historic and cultural tour of Provincetown! beginning our tour @ The Schoolhouse Gallery, pointing out historic places of interest while enjoying beautiful views of Provincetown Harbor. Continue through the East End Gallery District discussing Provincetown art history and artists from Charles Hawthorne, Edward Hopper, Hans Hoffman, Ross Moffet, Henry Hensche, Anne Packard to artists of today! Detail Provincetown theatre history and discuss playwrights Tennessee Williams, Eugene O'Neill, Susan Glaspel, Mary Heaton Vorse and Poet Mary Oliver while sharing stories of stars like Marlon Brando, Betty Davis, Richard Gere, Al Pacino and their connection to Ptown. Continue to town center showcasing shops/bars, restaurants like the Lobster Pot, A House and The Provincetown Monument. Highlighting Portuguese culture, and the fishing and whaling history of the 1800’s. Making our way to the West End, guests will learn about the the historic “dune shacks”, “Life Saving Stations” and U.S. Coast Guard. Continue through the West End discussing the history of the 1700’s community of Long Point while pointing out the “Floating Houses of yesteryear. Ending at Pilgrims First Landing Park discussing The Mayflower and Pilgrims journey to our shore! ( I bring along old photos from the 17th and 18th century for refrence)
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This tour is a 90 minute walking tour so please wear comfortable footwear.
A 90 minute walking historic and cultural tour of Provincetown! beginning our tour @ The Schoolhouse Gallery, pointing out historic places of interest while enjoying beautiful views of Provincetown Harbor. Continue through the East End Gallery District discussing Provincetown art history and artists from Charles Hawthorne, Edward Hopper, Hans Hoffman, Ross Moffet, Henry Hensche, Anne Packard to artists of today! Detail Provincetown theatre…

Ecco il tuo host, Cathleen

Host su Airbnb dal 2014
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I am a tour guide in the small coastal community of Provincetown, Ma., which is located on the very tip of Cape Cod. I like to say we are "60 miles out to sea"! I spent a year driving a tour trolley and giving tours to visitors from all over the world. My tours include the history of the town from the 1600's when the Pilgrims 1st landed on our shores, to its whaling history of the 1800's, its theater/art history of the early 1900's-present day and of course the beautiful natural scenery from the shores to the sand dunes present today.
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Dove ti troverai

I will be pointing out, describing and telling informative stories of the following: Pilgrims Landing Park, Long Point, Floating Houses, Hans Hoffman House, the Oldest Gallery in America, A House bar, Town Hall, Whaler's Wharf, 1st Theater in America, Lobster Pot, Various Galleries, Charles Hawthorne House, Old Salt Mills, Provincetown Museum, School House Gallery.

Valutazione di 4.83 su 5 in 52 recensioni.

Michael
settembre 2019
Cathleen was a great tour guide! Very friendly, easy going and knowledgeable! We happened to both get to the meeting place early and, since rain was in the forecast we started a little earlier than planned which as great. I would highly recommend Cathleen’s tour to anyone checking out Provincetown!
Cathleen was a great tour guide! Very friendly, easy going and knowledgeable! We happened to both get to the meeting place early and, since rain was in the forecast we started a li…
Nick
settembre 2019
Cathleen’s walking tour is a must for people visiting Provincetown. She knew her history, chose interesting talking points and hit some great locations. Don’t miss this tour!
Jan
settembre 2019
Very much enjoyed the tour ! You will get Info. You would never know unless on the tour. I would highly recommend it! Get the insider secrets!
Sara
agosto 2019
Excellent tour! Cathleen is friendly and knowledgeable. We learned so much about Ptown we never would have learned on our own. Cathleen also provided several recommendations for things to do after the tour. I recommend this for anyone visiting the cape! I would do the tour again if given the chance.
Excellent tour! Cathleen is friendly and knowledgeable. We learned so much about Ptown we never would have learned on our own. Cathleen also provided several recommendations for th…
Lisa
agosto 2019
This tour was one of our most favorites to date. Our guide, Cathy, was informative and filled with the best historical and interesting facts. It was an enjoyable and fact packed couple hours of goodness. She loves the Cape and it shows. We would highly recommend this one for your bucket list.
This tour was one of our most favorites to date. Our guide, Cathy, was informative and filled with the best historical and interesting facts. It was an enjoyable and fact packed c…
Jason
agosto 2019
We had an amazing experience with Cathleen and we learned so much about Provincetown! Thunderstorms were in the forecast all day so she offered to either reschedule or take us on the tour in her car. We opted to go in her car since we were busy all week and she even picked us up from where we were staying in Truro! Even though we were in the car, she took her time and pulled over to let other cars pass us. We got out a few times to take pictures or get a closer look at some of the landmarks. Since we were in a car, she extended the tour to the National seashore and showed us some bike paths. At the end of it she dropped us right back off at where we were staying! Such an awesome guide!
We had an amazing experience with Cathleen and we learned so much about Provincetown! Thunderstorms were in the forecast all day so she offered to either reschedule or take us on…

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Termini di cancellazione

È possibile cancellare e ottenere il rimborso totale di qualsiasi esperienza entro 24 ore dall'acquisto o almeno 7 giorni prima dell'inizio dell'esperienza stessa.

Requisiti degli ospiti

Possono partecipare fino a 8 ospiti di almeno 6 anni.

Cosa portare

comfortable walking shoes, water