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Address: Cape Porpoise, Kennebunks, ME
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
Description: Quiet and family-oriented Maine beach.

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We recently spent a week in Gooserock beach. It is the best beach in the entire area. The parking is a little difficult but, with a parking permit you are all set, if you get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We recently spent a week in Gooserock beach. It is the best beach in the entire area. The parking is a little difficult but, with a parking permit you are all set, if you get there early. At night we were able to take our golden on the beach too! It is just a marvelous area for vacation. Hope to... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

one of New England's nicest beaches: 2 1/2-3 miles long, fine sand, not crowded, beautiful. Tough to park so get there early to the General Store for a parking permit. ps. the General Store is a gem too, get your sandwiches etc. for the day there.

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New Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Such a beautiful beach in Maine. Be sure to obtain a parking permit. There is NO place to park without one and the streets are heavily patrolled. We enjoyed the beach after 6:00pm. The beach was NOT crowded and we found a quiet area to ourselves. Many people were walking dogs (on leash). Also there were a few families that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I grew up here so maybe I am biased. But this is a family beach. If you want to see women in thong bikinis, keep driving to OOB. This beach is truly great for kids of all ages. It's a flat white-sand beach. No loud music, no vendors, no bathrooms. VERY limited parking but miles of gorgeous clean beach and... More 

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Sewell, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The beach is secluded and parking is limited but if you can nail a room...the beach is spectacular. It's about 2 miles of quiet surf and great views.

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Revere, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great beach with an atmosphere of a neighborhood from back in the day. Comfortable, safe, children playing, riding their bikes. Beautiful sandy beach, clean sparkling water (even if it is cold).

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Drove out to see the beach, during our visit as first timers to the area. As folks who own on Cape Cod, we really loved this beach. While quiet, as it was still a bit early (altho post Memorial Day), to enjoy the cold water, we found it so lovely and peaceful. The houses facing the ocean were amazing of... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Great beautiful beach and very safe for young kids. Need to buy passes from police station or from your hotel. Limited parking as in ALL BEACHES IN KENNEBUNKPORT.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've been lucky enough to go to Goose Rocks Beach nearly every summer since I was a child. We go with friends and family. I really like to go later in the day (usually when the crowds head out) and sit bundled up (if needed) in the late afternoon/evening sun. It is a wonderful beach for walking. Kids love it..lots... More 

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kennebunkport me
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

2 mile long beach never crowded.forested islands offshore.great for kayaking.granite reefs offshore prevent surf so warm calm water ideal for small children at beach. i live here, i love it

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Address: Cape Porpoise, Kennebunks, ME
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Kennebunks  >  Cape Porpoise

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