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Address: Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508-228-0925
Activities: Picnicking, Arts and crafts, Dining
Description: Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities...
Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities and food stands.
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Best Beach for Kids

This doesn't look like much--compared to the beautiful beaches all over Nantucket. However, it has kids to play with, a playground and a snack/lunch joint. This makes it ideal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Winchester, Massachusetts
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Winchester, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This doesn't look like much--compared to the beautiful beaches all over Nantucket. However, it has kids to play with, a playground and a snack/lunch joint. This makes it ideal for kids. Bring a net and your kids will spend hours trying to catch minnows.

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Wonderful beach for families with children/grandchildren. In addition to the beach, there is a playground, refreshment stand and, in season, daily kids activities. The beach is sandy, wide, no waves and you can watch the ferries come and go.

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Berea, Ohio
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Went to this beach thinking it would offer in addition to children's activities a nice place to swim and sun...Wrong! Very small " stuffed in "area off the harbor. Go here if you want to entertain the smaller kids with a play ground, play area and sponsored activities...no comparison to the other "real" beaches on the island.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Enjoy the children doing their thing with their protective parents while watching their laughters and go-get- me - mom plays, while looking @ the other side, a nice view of the harbor and to the left you'll see the most prestigious White Elephant Hotel & Restaurant.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What else could you ask for with a 1 and 3 year old? A small, calm harbor style beach - clean, not many rocks or shells or seaweed. Crabbing available for older children. Lifeguards on duty. There was a nice big field and play ground and to boot, there was a children's cafe which had children perfect food! Great experience!

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Cute little beach with a nice meadow and some playground equipment makes this place look like it would be great for a family with young kids. It was the end of the off-season when I went, but it was a beautiful day. There were at least two dead seagulls on the beach which was kind of gross. It was a... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This is a small beach that has some playground items for small kids. I expected it to be bigger. You are able to play Frisbee or throw a ball around and can have a picnic lunch if you choose. It is near the white elephant so you do have a view of some nice homes. Again it was a lot... More 

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Charlottesville, VA
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This beach is just the right size for the young ones. There was a lot of marine life, which a group of kids including our grandchildren were gathering and tending to in buckets. A high point, I thought.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Small little beach in town on the harbor (boats were too close for in my opinion) Picnic tables and a small playground too. Great for little ones to splash around-- wouldn't want to spend a whole day here.

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Santa Ana, California
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Our hotel was right next to the children's beach. If you have small children, it's a great place to take them without worrying about waves knocking them down.

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Address: Address: Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508-228-0925
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Nantucket

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