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Address: Kennebunkport, Kennebunks, ME
Description: The shoreline of this popular swimming beach is dotted with large granite...
The shoreline of this popular swimming beach is dotted with large granite rocks.
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One of America's best family beaches

Okay, the water in Maine is always cold. But the kids don't care at all. And Kennebunk Beach is a fabulous place for the kids. Because there's limited parking, the beach is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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Kennebunk, Maine
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Okay, the water in Maine is always cold. But the kids don't care at all. And Kennebunk Beach is a fabulous place for the kids. Because there's limited parking, the beach is never jammed -- as in, say, New Jersey. So you can spread out and relax while the kids explore the many tide pools -- especially at Mother's Beach,... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I had never been that far north before and it was beautiful. Walking on the beach with snow was amazing. Seeing the ocean for the first time nearly made me cry. It was so clean and peaceful there. I can't wait to go back.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Take your dogs on the beach if it's the season - so fun to see them frolick! We explored the boulders, tidepools, and had fun. And brave surfers were out when we were there. The waves seemed small, and no one seemed to catch any as we watched, so not sure what luck you'd have if you tried.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It was cold (chilly), when we visited, so we didnt experience the actual beach, but I ran around the beach and it provided a great sunrise and scenery for my run.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Even when the weather is stormy, it is beautiful to see the waves crash and watch the brave surfers riding the crest of the waves.

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We spent last weekend here, and walked along the beach every day for a few hours. There are lots of dogs frolicking about, and the weather was perfect. We have started to make KBT an October getaway, and will continue to do this each year!

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Hjo, Sweden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Go here for a lovely walk on the beach, collect some shells and enjoy the scenery. Nice white sand and i´m sure its a great pace to go swimming too.

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
43 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Easy to find, easy to park (it was not peak season) and enjoyed watching the surfers doing their thing.

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Houston
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290 reviews 290 reviews
59 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Nice beach with waves for surfing, room to walk the dog and kids. A little cold in October but active with the wet suit fans.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

On a coastline filled with great beaches, the competition is keen. Elsewhere this beach would get an excellent, but there are just so many to choose from all within a very short distance. If Kennebunk beach is not your style, then just try one of the others close by.

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