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Short Sands Beach

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Address: , York Beach, York, ME
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Activities: Swimming
Description: A family-oriented beach that includes a playground.

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Nice beach

Beautiful beach after Labor Day you can bring dogs on beach we go in July and September . Can't wait to be able to walk dogs on beach. We enjoy the relaxing beach we rent a home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Leander845
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Rhinebeck, New York
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Rhinebeck, New York
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach after Labor Day you can bring dogs on beach we go in July and September . Can't wait to be able to walk dogs on beach. We enjoy the relaxing beach we rent a home in York and love beaches.

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UK
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Good beach but can get crowded at high tide. Nice to have toilet block at beach. Plenty to do for all. Adults can always visit Wiggly Bridge Distillery just off the front.

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Natick, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Nice calm inlet beach with pleasant (if a bit muddy) flats at low tide adjacent to arcade games building and steps to nice ice cream restaurant (Goldenrod) and souvenir shops -- great for smaller kids -- but sadly parking tickets are ruining a lot of family visits to this beach. Two police officers circle parking lot on bikes and write... More 

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Rahway, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Perfect little beach. The parking seemed plentiful (we stayed across the street). The bathrooms were very nice for a public beach. They had a band in the gazebo on Friday and Saturday night.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The beach is beautiful! The sand is light and fluffy which is great if you have little ones who like to play in it. There is an arcade a few steps away along with plenty of shopping and restaurants!

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Wasnt crowded when i went but was wicked nice, next to the "boardwalk" and fun-o-rama, and had a spray machine to get the sand off your feet, will be going back!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Pleasant but not much left at high tide. Crowded but accessible and easy to get to. Short walk from our VRBO condo.

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Colchester, Vermont, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Pros: Lot's to do in the area, including a bowling alley, arcade, shops, restaurants, and a gazebo with live bands in the evening. Nice brand new bathhouse. Cons: Very small beach, so when the tide is high, there isn't much room. It's in a cove, so the ocean brings in more garbage than other beaches. It's not uncommon to see... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Nice beach. A bit crowded. Nice place for kids with other things to do besides the beach like the arcade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I went up for a weekend with my best friend. We loved it! We gambled quarters at the arcade and had so much fun at the beach. We ate at little restaurants and stayed at an adorable little hotel. Highly recommended!!

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