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Address: Old Orchard Beach, ME
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Activities: Swimming

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Great beach

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Leominster, Massachusetts
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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 NEW

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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105 reviews 105 reviews
46 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

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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66 reviews 66 reviews
64 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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Worcester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It's such a great place in the morning only though with high tide and high waves so kids can use there boogie boards, but in the afternoon, the water has little to no waves. Tip for coming: come early for a good spot, and come during the morning.

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Reviewed December 2, 2014

Old orchard is a fun place. It's busy 3 months out of the year and the easy of the year it's really quiet. it's an 80s style beach town and has 7 miles of beautiful beach!

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North Providence, Rhode Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The beach is a great place to be. plenty of place to ear & shop. And fun games to play. city very clean. and great people to met and make new friends

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Mass
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great beach for walking as well as sunbathing. Love it any time of the year. Love finding sand dollars!

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