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Assateague Beach

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Address: Assateague Island, VA

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Our family loves Assateague Beach. It is truly a family beach where one can relax and read a book, take a quick swim, or simply just enjoy the ocean.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Our family loves Assateague Beach. It is truly a family beach where one can relax and read a book, take a quick swim, or simply just enjoy the ocean.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the cleanest beaches, I've ever seen. With the amount of people who use the beach, I saw not one piece of litter! There is a huge parking lot, conveniently located right at the beach area. Good for swimming, sunning, boating, or having a picnic. The national park service has a very informative museum, with knowledgeable staff... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My perspective is different from most reviews. I went to Assateague many times in the 1970s and 80s. So, compared to then, the beach is rather poor. The old sand dunes have all been washed away and the beach is super-crowded in July. Not the nice old beach where you could be alone back in the 70s. It was so... More 

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Reedsville, Pennsylvania
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful sunrises;clean beach;peaceful & relaxing place. Stroll along the beach which goes forever,you could walk from Va. to Md. if your up for the hike.Love it there

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I actually didn't come to visit the beach, I was driving around looking for the wild ponies, when I discovered this beach I didn't know about. I am not a beach person, when it comes to sunning with the crowds in the hot sand, but I did get out and walk around, from the marsh to the ocean side. There... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the only beach we go to, we love it here. It does get very full here especially on weekends and holidays and the parking is limited. There is a fee to get on the beach and if it gets too full and there is no more parking they will shut down the entrance until parking is available. You... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful pristine beaches I have ever seen. The nature is outstanding & the people are the friendliest ever.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

No boardwalk (+) No crowds (+) People just enjoying this beautiful beach.... I'm a Carolina beach fan by far... this made me think of Carolina. Water was clear... nice... perfect family environment. I just left and I'm already ready to go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Beach are made up of white sand. There's plenty of the shore to put chairs, blankets, etc. *****Word to the wise go early or you will drive in circles looking for a parking spot. Plus use plenty of spf.. Bc there was a breeze you didn't feel as hot, but see all look like lobsters. Enjoy. My favorite get... More 

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Bloomingdale, Nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The beach in Assateague was great! The beach is long, and their is plenty of parking. The road into the beach is very scenic. This is what a beach should be like! Great place for kids, to relax alone, or to spend the day with friends and family.

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Address: Assateague Island, VA
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Assateague Island

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