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Hole-in-the-Wall Beach

Main Street (Route 156), Baptist Lane, McCook's Point Park, East Lyme, CT
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in East Lyme
Type: Beaches
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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Sherburne, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The beach was nice, but parking was over twice what we thought it would be. Very quiet secluded beach but they allow you to come and go the whole day which is nice. It connects to Crescent beach which has a playground, and a floating raft ( parking lets you in to both beaches,

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pawling
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Small beach with close parking...quiet, private, pretty except for power plant in view.Even a park to enjoy.

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Especially great for families with small children. Small crowds make it easy to keep a close eye on your children. Children also enjoy watching the trains go by. Very convenient new beach house with showers & restrooms. Will be even nicer when boardwalk is completed.

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Scott Township, PA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

It was our lucky day when I found this place while searching the Internet for a nice beach that's not too far away from our home in Pennsylvania. When we want to have a little getaway, we stay in the quaint seaside town of Niantic (East Lyme), Conn. It's about a three hour drive. The "Hole-in-the-Wall" Beach is very small,... More

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Plenty of room and wonderful view. We wished the boardwalk was open, but with the new train bridge construction its understandable.

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New London CT
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86 reviews 86 reviews
17 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Good Parking, clean rest rooms, areas for walking. Close to an ice cream shop. The views are nice aside from Milestone. Usually quiet, we go in the late afternoon for a picnic dinner. I enjoy watching young families with little ones discovering birds and shells for the first time.

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Vermont
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

We were there on a very hot Saturday... not crowded at all. Had a nice walking trail to the top of a hill. Nothing fancy, just a quiet clean beach.

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Niantic, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Hole in the wall is awesome for relaxing, hope the boardwalk can be repaired!

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