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Long Sands Beach

York Beach, York, ME
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in York Beach
Type: Beaches
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Chester, Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views, near a park easy access, parking was not good! We and everyone else had to park on busy 2 lane road. But so worth it

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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

This beach is big. If you want room to roam, go here. If you want entertainment and food, go to shortsands beach. This beach always looked cold to me. Some spots are loaded with seaweed, then a few yards down, their is none. It is fun to drive by and look. Maybe stop to look for shells. But we spend... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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175 reviews 175 reviews
36 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Good stretch of beach to enjoy the best of Maine with a fantastic view of the Nubble Lighthouse... Parking is challenging so get there early.

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Somerdale, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The beach was very cute. They dont have a boardwalk, but they have a strip of stores and even penny candy in one which bought me back. The food was good. The water was a little colder than I am used to being from Jersey beaches but it was still very nice. There was even a wedding going on which... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My family had a house here growing up and I have always loved this beach. You need to get there by 9:00 in the morning to get a parking spot (bring plenty of quarters - .25 cents gets you 15 minutes). When the tide is out you can walk quite a ways on the hard sand beach. They have a... More

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Salem, Ma
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is my favorite beach to take my dog off season from October-Late April. Dogs are allowed off leash during this time. The beach is a expansive during low tide and there is plenty of space for dogs to roam and explore. Most of the beach is smooth and easy to walk on. There are beautiful views of the light... More

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Dover
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93 reviews 93 reviews
40 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Beautiful beach and town. Very large and ample parking. If it is cool at all, bring a sweater. Nice beach to walk then head to town for lunch or dinner.

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Medford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Awesome! Clean beach. Beautiful scenery. Wonderful sandy beach. Love the long walks at night star gazing.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Pros: True to its name, this is a long beach which means there's lots of room for everyone to spread out. The slope to the water was gradual and there were very few rocks. It was very easy to wheel our wagon across the sand. We arrived around 8am on a Tuesday morning and parked only four spots down from... More

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Mechanic Falls, Maine
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I loved the beautiful beach but the water was freezing, foot numbing cold. We enjoyed a nice lunch across the road from the beach at "Stones Throw" which was a really really nice lunch...classy place good food, a little pricey but location was unbeatable.

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