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Race Point Beach, one of the Cape Cod National Seashore beaches in Provincetown, has a wide swath of sand stretching far off into the distance around the point and Coast Guard station. Because of its position facing north, the beach gets sun all day long. Keep an eye out for whales off-shore; it's also a popular fishing spot. Amenities: lifeguards; parking (fee); showers; toilets. Best for: sunrise; sunset; surfing; swimming; walking.