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Cape Cod National Seashore

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Address: MA
Phone Number: 508 771 2144
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Activities: Biking
Description: Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from...
Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
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Coastguard Beach

Just beautiful, unspoiled and uncommercial. I love walking on this beach, though I realise each time I've visited it's been out of season! The sands are perfect for walking along... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Just beautiful, unspoiled and uncommercial. I love walking on this beach, though I realise each time I've visited it's been out of season! The sands are perfect for walking along and watching the ceaseless action of the waves. I hope it stays this way.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We went to Head of the Meadow Beach and hiked along it for a mile or so. Incredible dunes and wild beauty!

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Pleasantville, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A wonderful array of beaches, beautiful sand, parking and clean restrooms. You will have beautiful views of dunes, sea birds, seals, porpoises, and even whale pods. Parking fee.

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puerto morales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Cape Cod National Seashore is a beautiful place to visit especially in the summertime. The shoreline and the sandy beaches are spectacular. I was lucky enough to live on Cape Cod for 14 years and my husband and I would just take rides along the shoreline and enjoy the view. I would highly recommend it!

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

These beaches are some of the most scenic in all of New England. The only problem is the drive to get there. Swimming is good from June-September as long as the waves allow!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I went here in February 2015 with freezing temperatures. It was worth it. The scenery and waves were something to behold. I watched surfers with wet suits. I also had a chance to talk to them as they came out of the water. This is a long beach. I enjoy summer walks when I visit. Winter just gives you a... More 

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Cape Cod Ma.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Fifty years ago thousands of acres were set aside to be free from further development, so outer Cape Cod offers miles of natural beaches, woodlands, hiking and bike trails. Two visitor centers offer programs, attractions, lectures, etc. The area offers superb beaches...ocean, bay and pond and wonderful scenery.

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Worcester, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In addition to the beach, there is also a visitor's center with lots of information on the beach, the area in general and local goings on. In the summer ranger tours are available. Lots of hiking tours are also available. It is a nice way to spend the day. Note - dogs are not allowed off lease at the National... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent 2 nights camping on the Cape that was just fabulous. The campground was very nice and the scenery and atmosphere was so relaxing and beautiful. This stop was between Boston and NYC on our east coast swing last May. Perfect place to just hang out, build a nice fire and relax.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I went to the National Seashore in December and it was awesome. Luckily the weather was in the mid 40s (7c) with no wind. It was cloudy but spectacular, I was the only one on the beaches and was making my own tracks. Very peaceful and I loved the solitude! The sound of the waves and the fresh air was... More 

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