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Address: Route 154, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone Number: 860-395-3152

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Great Beach for small kids

Small beach but when tide is low, you can walk out on the sand bars with your chairs and enjoy hours of fun while being away from the shore - kids love hunting for the little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Essex, Connecticut
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Essex, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Small beach but when tide is low, you can walk out on the sand bars with your chairs and enjoy hours of fun while being away from the shore - kids love hunting for the little craps etc - fun - fun - fun for them. Bring your lunch and plan to spend the day. When the wind is up... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We found a shed and seating arrangements for few people on the hallway of the beach. A nice sunset place. Good to go with family, good to go with snacks, coffee/tea to end the day. Children can do sand activities. It is a lovely small beach. Found very calm and quiet surrounding during this winter.

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Low tide wonders for at least 1/2 mile. Little kids haven with water creatures galore. Sunsets that make you think your in Big Sur! And with the correct wind conditions Kite Surfers who can give the West coast boys a run for the #instagrams.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

There's a lovely bench to sit on with a cup of coffee in the morning and take in the gorgeous surroundings before you stroll the beach. Unusual in that there is eel grass in the beach area - so there are birds and sea creatures around. Last time I was there I watched a cormorant on the end on the... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This beach is ideal for people with small children. It sits in an inlet and when the tide is out you can walk at least a a half mile into the sound without the water reaching your thighs. My grand kids loved it. Most of the day was spent looking for hermit crabs and other "sea creatures". A kind gentleman... More 

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New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Good for the little ones, nothing special. Luckily we had a parking pass from our Inn. If I had to pay the $20 parking fee I would have been extremely upset for what you get.

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Larchmont, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This beach was so quaint, pretty and relaxing after a long drive in a summer afternoon. I suggest go in the afternoon for the breezy sunset.

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MA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

At low tide this beach made me want to be 10 years old again (my wife does say I act that way anyway). All the sand bars and the open beach area are great -- this is wonderful place for the family -- warm water, no undertow -- a lot of fun. The food truck had very good food --... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

You can walk from Harvey's to Town Beach on the sand flats at low tide, The sunsets are beautiful. Go after hours, you won't need a beach pass.

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11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Listen we live in town and I wouldn't pay that either, however, if you go after 500 you can just go in, and believe after 500 is the best time to go especially at low tide you can walk for maybe 2 miles the whole area is one large sandbar with rolling gentle waves perfect for families with kids as... More 

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