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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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The old stomping grounds!

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!

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Beth B
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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8 reviews 8 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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126 reviews 126 reviews
51 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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New London, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We are so very fortunate to have this stretch of beach in our area. It's convient and well maintained. Evening entertainment always draws a great family crowd.

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Wynantskill, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went on a last minute getaway, the Friday before Labor Day. Beautiful beach, not crowded. This is one of the best New England Beaches I have ever been to!!!

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