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Gulfside City Park Beach

Address: Sanibel Island, FL
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Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What a greatbeach on the gulf!! The beach is covered with seashells so one can spend hours sorting through them and finding a variety....even a starfish! There is a walk from parking to the beach so it may be somewhat difficult for some but it is an easy walk. People are friendly, some sitting/reading and enjoying the quiet but we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Lots of shells found here. Parking is close to the beach and it was clean. Restrooms are available also. We will be back. The kids loved this one best.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Lots of great finds here...seaa star....urchins...banded tulips... fighting conchs...whelks...people were very friendly!! Litle bit of a walk to reach the beach...but not too bad considering I am handicap for how far I can walk before i have to stop

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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150 attraction reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It was hard to believe that there really were this many shells on the beach in one place. My kids loved exploring and seeing all the shells and everything that had washed up from the ocean. We found star fish clams crabs and a ton of shells. I would recommend this to anyone.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Loved this area! So clean and relaxing. From the parking lot to the beach its easy access and a great place to take pics. When I return to the area I will be back.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Beautiful beach - had a really relaxing time. Fun to hunt for shells here - and not as crowded as some of the other beaches. The drive in is very pretty too.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I walk my dog on this beach every morning. It is as close to a preserved beach on Sanibel as one can find these days. Rich in history - a couple once installed a retired riverboat called the Algiers here as their intended home. The paddleboat is no longer, but their view of the Gulf of Mexico remains for the... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Love this beach! Easy access, pet-friendly and not crowded! Great place for both couples and families, with restrooms and outside showers.

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Walpole, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Great beach with ample parking. The shelling was really excellent at low tide. Found a perfect Junonia and a golden olive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

$3 per hour to park. Short walk to beach. Clean bathrooms and picnic tables. Beautiful beach with so many shells it's almost surreal. I spent hours just walking up and down the beach with my head down looking at shells. Went to Bowman beach after leaving here and there were almost no shells on that beach

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