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Long Sands Beach

York Beach, York, ME
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in York Beach
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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York Beach, Maine
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have and will always love Long Sands Beach. The walks in the early morning at sunrise or in the afternoon are great! Also feels great to be out there in the winter! Just bundle up!

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York, Maine
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12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This is a near perfect walking beach. It can be especially beautiful early in the morning. But make sure the tide is at least halfway out. Walking at high tide -- no fun. No beach either. The surf can be impressive. Fun for surfers and fun for surfer-watchers. It a storm has passed by you might think about heading to... More

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greeley, CO
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151 reviews 151 reviews
61 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were there Oct. 20 , after the busy season. Parking no problem. Almost no one there. I can see that at high tide, there is little dry sand, especially on the southern section. Nice firm sand for walking.

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Utica, New York
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263 reviews 263 reviews
60 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Beautiful beach that goes on for a very long time. Restaurants and hotels along the way. Easy parking. Enjoyed the walk on the beach on a foggy October day. Loved it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The York Beach area of Maine is one of our favorite spots to get away for long weekends. The town is relaxing. Sit on the beach and you can watch the surfers in the ocean all day. The water is cold but the beach is long and beautiful. Also perfect for long walks.

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Burlington, Vermont
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Loved the walk on the beach! Not too crowded, but plenty of people to see. Water was cold, but exactly what I wanted.

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Torrington, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Long sands is a beautiful, relaxing beach. You can walk along the beach while watching the waves crash on the rocks. The beach is so clean and it's great off season as well as busy season.

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ny
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Ver nice beach quiet at times but seems there is always room for more. We were there when the waves were hitting the seawall quite a sight.

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Long Sands (except at high tide) is a long and wide strand that feels wonderful on the bare soles, almost like moist concrete, and downright beautiful. Toward the Nubble Light end (east) we found quite a bit of beach glass as an added bonus! I wish there were bargain opportunities for parking, but frankly it's WORTH it! Bring change to... More

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Very easy to get to. There are rest rooms and food available. Great for kite flying, walking, swimming.surfing............. or just relaxing.

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