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Crystal Beach

Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 18 Attractions in Fort Erie
Type: Beaches
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Tallahassee, FL
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185 reviews 185 reviews
21 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Tried to revisit my youth but the amusement park was gone-- all that was left was the propeller from the Crystal Beach Boat that used to take us from Buffalo to Crystal Beach. But they've turned it into a nice park-- boat launch--quaint little stores and restaurants.

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kenmore ny
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126 reviews 126 reviews
38 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Clean beach with low water levels and 5 dollar for all day parking. safe for families and nice playground near the boat dock. Not much in town and many closed business. Not like years past but still a great beach and scenery.

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Welland, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Gone is the amusment park, but now we have a new beach, landscaping and so many flowers. Boy has it changed

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ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are looking for a place and not wanting to spend too much money, this is the best place ( weather permitting). Crystal beach is the best beach for small kids. It has a big beach, with soft sand, and very shallow water. There's a paid parking lot, for only $5 for a whole day, 6am-11pm. It's a perfect... More

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Stratford, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

where to begin. feels like a prison, everythings fenced off signs everywhere stating private property and no tresspassing, we went with our dog and were told no dogs allowed anywhere on the beach, we wanted to see the lighthouse and walked to see it with our dog..we came to a gate and were stopped and told no dogs allowed because... More

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The beach is what we came for and we were not disappointed. The well-used public part of it offers about 300x50 m strip of fine sand. It is fairly well maintained and clean. Going into the lake, it is shallow for the fist few dozen metres and quite safe for kids. I never spotted any stones or other potentially dangerous... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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182 reviews 182 reviews
38 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Crystal Beach is a wonderful little community that has come a long way since the famous Crystal Beach Amusement Park closed in 1989. IT has been a run down town for many years especially since it was so seasonal with the amusement park. After the park closed, the community went downhill quickly, however, local businesses and the Town of Fort... More

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Quebec
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The area is kind of depressing because of its economy. But the beaches are nice and there is much to do in the area (Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, etc.) I am sure the future will be great for the area.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Beautiful sandy beach. Nice quiet community. The economy in the area appears to be down but there are plenty of activities in the area to keep occupied.

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We came here on the recommendation of a local. We were looking for a place for a photo op in which to put our feet and take a picture of us being in a "Great Lake" (we did this for all 5 of the Great Lakes on this vacation). A simple, clean and lovely beach had us wanting to do... More

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