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Crescent Beach

Siesta Key, FL
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Ranked #2 of 5 attractions in Siesta Key
Type: Beaches
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Swimming
Description: A small beach just outside Sarasota.
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Barrie, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
29 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

World Class beach, gets busy in season and crazy during March Break. Not wild, just very busy. This beach is for shelling, go into the sandbars north of the public beach at low tide. This beach is for walking, end to end is over 3 1/2 miles. Gentle incline into the gulf, multiple sandbars, dolphins, pelicans and lots of room... More

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Siesta Key Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Crescent Beach is part of Siesta Beach - recently picked as the #1 Beach in the entire USA including Hawaii.

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Sarasota, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Very nice here. And a great place to pick up a good number of pretty sea shells all along the shore there. too.

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Ottawa, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012 via mobile

Long, beautiful white sand beach. Nicest sand I've ever seen. I was there in late January and it was not overly crowded. Not commercial and very family oriented. Even the parking is free. Very highly recommended.

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Wisconsin
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132 reviews 132 reviews
42 attraction reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Technically this beach is south of the Siesta Beach area but there’s no physical barrier; you can move freely between the two. This beach is less crowded than Siesta Beach because there are less public access points and no public amenities like restrooms, snack bars, life guards, etc. like what exist at Siesta Beach. But other than that, the two... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

White sand beaches, spectacular vistas ... what's not to love?

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Saint Paul
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

I've been to beaches from Greece to Kauai and this is as good as it gets.

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Seymour, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

What a beautiful beach near the south end of Siesta Key. If you walk up the beach for about 1 1/2 mile you will come to Siesta Beach. It is much large but just as beautiful!

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

We walked each morning and went down for the drummers at sunset. AWESOME

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Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Clean, quiet, great for long walks and finding great seashells

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