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Address: 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT 06320
Phone Number: 1-800-510-SAND(7263)
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Activities: Swimming

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I go there because it's kind of most affordable option in summer time since I am the resident of New London. I can't say they give exactly what I pay for however is really not bad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Varlyte
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New London, Connecticut
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New London, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I go there because it's kind of most affordable option in summer time since I am the resident of New London. I can't say they give exactly what I pay for however is really not bad place to spend summer day or evening, go for a walk in cooler weather. It has car show every Monday, movies under sky, fireworks.... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Kind of expensive to get in (22$ per car 2014 season). We buy the season pass for free parking from Memorial to Labor Day. Clean and family friendly. Splash pad and playground are free. Amusement rides, waterslide and mini golf are an extra charge and so is the pool. Overall not a bad way to spend the day. Most weeknights... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Was raised at Ocean Beach. My last visit I was saddened on how tired it looked! So much has changed there. Maybe January is not the time to stop by for a visit!

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New London, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Fun bands playing every Friday night with dancing on the boardwalk! Great way to end a work week for around $10! Great fireworks and bar! Love it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Been coming to this beach for as long as I can remember. Still has that charm. Nice Boardwalk. Water park. Clean sand. Cool water. Plenty of space !!!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have been going here since I went to college nearby at Mitchell College. I have been there a few times with my wife. The arcade doesn't have the most modern games but a lot of older games. The beach is nice and clean. There is a pool and playground.

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New London, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Ocean Beach has everything: a boardwalk, playground, beautiful vista at the mouth of the Thames River, and a wide, clean, and safe beach.

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Middletown, Connecticut
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51 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We specifically chose to go the day before the start of school knowing that more than half the state's kids had already resumed classes, maybe that's what made it so much better for us and our kids. Paid $17 on a weekday which is reasonable, CT state parks charge $9-13, MA and RI charge $20-30 for out of state vehicles... More 

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Delanson, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Ocean Park Beach was suprisingly nice for a New England Beach. Lots of sand, nice boardwalk around the edge, you can see long island in the distance. Off to the right is a neat little cove that you can ford to connect to waterford beach. I went on an idealic day and enjoyed myself. Beach was busy but still pleasant.... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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88 reviews 88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Entry fee was $17 per car when we went in August, which is an okay value if you are coming for the day with a car full. The beach is white sand, clean, and lots of life guards. Mini golf was $7 per person, most of the holes were original from when I went there as a kid 45 years... More 

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