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Address: Old Orchard Beach, ME
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Activities: Swimming

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Off season ,but beautiful

Driving to Portland in April, decided to stop just to look at the ocean. What a beautiful beach there in Old Orchard Beach, plenty of sand and wonderful sights.Looks like a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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markus2229
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Driving to Portland in April, decided to stop just to look at the ocean. What a beautiful beach there in Old Orchard Beach, plenty of sand and wonderful sights.Looks like a tourist trap in the summer, but would probably be a lot of fun! Give it a shot.

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Maine
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88 reviews 88 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Beach is huge with so much to see & do. You will more then likely have to pay for parking somewhere. Free spots are rare to find any where in this area. Palace Playland is a favorite of adult & kids. Lots of shops & food. You really need to see this beach!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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371 reviews 371 reviews
84 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Don’t park in the center, try driving 10 minutes north or south for a quieter stretch of beach. We found that there’s free parking right off the beach in some areas. We enjoyed the area it was a little bit crowded but relaxing.

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Putnam, Connecticut
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90 reviews 90 reviews
26 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We've been going here every August for quite sometime. It's a Great get away and always a blast. The beach is wonderful and we've been lucky to get awesome weather most everytime. There is lots to do in the area,so we stay right around the beach the whole time we're there. And enjoy all of OOB attractions and restaurants. We... More 

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

One of the best beaches in New England. 7 miles of soft sand. Waves, and sun. Bars, and shops. If you love to walk the beach, this is the beach for you.

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campton, NH
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This beach (south side at least) is clean, has great sand and at low tide has plenty of room for all activities; water can be pretty cold though.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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64 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The boardwalk and amusement park in the background and the kids loving the waves to boogie board, we had a great day! Water is too cold for me though.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Our mom used to take us down to Old Orchard Beach when we were teenagers back in the 1970's almost every summer. They were some of the best summer trips we ever took. The Pier, the small amusement park and of course, the beach itself offered endless opportunites for summer fun. As adults, we returned and were pleasantly surprised that... More 

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were here in early August and it was a nice beach. We all had a lot of fun. The water was freezing though but it didn't seem to deter people at all, including our kids. Maybe I'm just to used to the warmer water having grown up in NC. There were a lot of fun things to do and... More 

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Last summer our family spent a week at Old Orchard Beach in the great state of Maine. Full of History. Nostalgia and fun. Water was cool but not freezing. Pier was Rustic but interesting. .Food was good. Great New England vacation spot.

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