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Address: Brewster, MA
Activities: Swimming
Description: This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for...
This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for promotional pieces and postcards featuring Cape Cod.
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Great small beach for families

This is a great find for families with little kids. The creek goes out in an S shape feeding into the bay. Perfect for boogie boarding or just a walk. Tidal pools go out forever... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Sharon, Massachusetts
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Sharon, Massachusetts
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258 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great find for families with little kids. The creek goes out in an S shape feeding into the bay. Perfect for boogie boarding or just a walk. Tidal pools go out forever at low tide, can be a mile to get to the ocean then. Almost no parking there, and you get ticket if you don't have... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Paine's creek is fun for swimming, watching the tides, seeing sunsets, and just plain sitting. Parking can be tight--go early, or walk if you can for sunsets.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

People they call it the "Brewster Flats" for a reason. If you want to swim you need to come at high tide, or you will walk miles out to swim. In fact at dead low its so far out you will lose 100% site of anyone swimming at any Brewster Beach at dead low from the beach. Kid safe and... More 

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New York
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Have only ever done sunsets here, if the tide is out you can walk out and it is quiet and beautiful. Photos here are great! Go to Kate's first for clams or an ice cream. Good cape night.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A beach sticker is required for residents and visitors alike and the parking lot is tiny; maybe 15-20 spaces. But this is a great spot for children with its little inlet and wonderful tidal pools. Cape Cod Bay is indeed a beautiful sight from any angle but this is my favorite spot. Storms have unfortunately caused a drastic change and... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nice place to watch the sunset but get there early if you want a place to park. There is a portable toilet in the summer. Beach parking permits are required 9-3 in season. Daily permits can be purchased for $15 at the visitor's center next to town hall.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

low tide at sunset was cool, parking was limited. It was a very scenic and peaceful wildlife sanctuart

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This beach is on the bay side, so it is protected and the water is much calmer than at beaches on the ocean side. Kind of like a big bath tub. Very pretty with sea grasses growing in the sand and the creek running out to the bay. We visited in late afternoon and it was a very serene, peaceful... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Paine's Creek is a beach we visit year round. Great place to walk a dog during the off season, great in Spring and just fabulous in the Summer. Being on the bay, the tide goes way out and one can go exploring and discover what lies in tidal pools. Be careful not to get caught out there when the tide... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is the beginning of the herring run, so you're in for a treat if you can go in May. The beach also offers great views in both directions of the bay.

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Address: Brewster, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Brewster

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