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Assateague Beach

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Address: Assateague Island, VA

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Beautiful Day!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Chesterfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is great for all ages. A couple of the trails are board walks for easy walking. If your looking to see the wild horses, we seen more driving through the park then walking the trails. This makes it great for everyone. The horses were within feet of the car, with no cares of the people around them. There... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We visited for a few hours with our kids on a beautiful day. We got there around 11am and the parking lot was getting full but it wasn't hard to find a close spot. The beach was a bit crowded but not awful. My kids enjoyed building sand castles and playing in the shallow water, and watching a paddle boarder... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

No boardwalk. No loud crowds. No commercialization. No comparison to any other beach. Beauty beyond compare. Peace beyond meditation. No hustle & bustle. Friendly families spread out with plenty of space for everyone. I've seen dolphins from the beach line, 7 different types of crabs, too many birds, cranes, & various other foul to count. This...This is my happy place!

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Winchester, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We loved visiting the ocean, Seeing the horses running wild. Love it was family orientated and had so much to see.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Go to Chincoteague to experience beautiful Assateague National Seashore - untouched by commercial development. Chincoteague and Assateague are not high-end, so go with laid back attitude and you won't be disappointed. It is refreshing to experience how nature intended this beautiful beach.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Love the wildlife. Watched a bald eagle fly over the ocean to do some fishing. Ponies and birds galore.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Very nice big beach and nature reservoir. There were some works on-going when we visited, so I do not give 5points. When the weather is not good enough for lying at the beach then you can still go for a hike, look for birds and horses or visit the lighthouse.

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Assateague beach is better than ocean city but WAY subpar when compared to OBX. The parking is limited and the people are, well, sort of walmarty. Expect to see a lot of tattooed up, smoking-while-cradling-a-baby types. If you can pay a bit more money, OBX is definitely better. Oh and you have to pay $8 per car for parking.

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

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