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Address: Sunset Blvd, Lower Township, NJ 08212
Phone Number: 609-884-7079
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Description: There is a flag-lowering ceremony every evening at this beach, which is...
There is a flag-lowering ceremony every evening at this beach, which is famous for its quartz pebbles that are known as Cape May diamonds.
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Great way to spend an evening

Looking for something to do after many things close at the main beach? Head down the road to sunset beach. It's a great experience. In fact we went down two evenings that we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Rockton, PA

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Rockton, PA
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Looking for something to do after many things close at the main beach? Head down the road to sunset beach. It's a great experience. In fact we went down two evenings that we were there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Beautiful sunset. Shops are nice too. My children walked the beach and collected unique stones. The grill is a nice stop to grab a quick bit to eat. Definitely a good stop for families.

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Washington Township, Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Just spent a Friday at Sunset Beach. We had a great day!! The beach is far less populated than those on Beach Ave. There is a great fast food restaurant, several gift shops, a mini golf course and the wreckage of a failed US military attempt at a concrete ship. On this day, one of the wildlife teams gave a... More 

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This lil beach is a great place to relax and watch the ferry go by. There are great little shops a good snack place and of course you can always look for cape may diamonds on the beach!! The sunset flag ceremony always makes me remember what the flag stands for though I am sad the gentlemen who always did... More 

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Trevose, PA
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We love this beach for the sunsets and beautiful little ceremony with the National anthem. It brings me to tears each time. Yes, get there early due to parking/seating constraints. Don't worry you can scan the beach for rocks and shells. Check out the sunken ship in the ocean. Get a snack such as ice cream. You can do a... More 

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Pleasant gap
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We have been here several times and the sunsets are beautiful. You may need to pick your spot early because it is popular. Limited seating and parking spaces, so bring a blanket or chairs The flag ceremony can be very emotional as they read the veterans life story and lower the flag from his funeral to the playing of Taps.

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Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is always a stop on at least one day while we are at Cape May for vacation. The people doing the service truly put their hearts into the ceremony. The weather was perfect for a perfect sunset over the Bay. It does get pretty crowded. Prepare to get there at least 1/2 hour before sunset otherwise you will be... More 

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Bocca di Magra, Italy
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

For 30-some years we have made the trip to Cape May and each time, Sunset Beach is a must see. Seeing the sunset there with the National Anthem playing just brings goosebumps. And we always love to stop in the stores there for some seashell and summer items. The sunken concrete ship is fun to see too. If you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Its was really amazing experience even the evening was cloudy and we couldn't see the sunset. The beach is awesome and it takes your breath away. Its really nice to search for the 'diamonds' there :)

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I like this place because of 2 things: the slowly-deteriorating concrete ship plus the beach is "Free" unlike the other Cape May beaches where you need to purchase $6/day beach tags for the privilege of walking/swimming on them. Plus you have to pay to park anywhere there is a fee-to-use beach. Sunset Beach has free parking, nice views, and I... More 

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Additional Information about Sunset Beach

Address: Sunset Blvd, Lower Township, NJ 08212
Phone Number: 609-884-7079
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Lower Township
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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