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Address: Nauset & Doane Rds, Eastham, MA
Activities: Swimming
Description: A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape...
A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
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Lighthouse visit a must.

The lighthouse and Coast Guard lifeboat station is a classic, and the beach in the most beautiful, even Henry Thoreau lived and wrote here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
cliff19
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Massachusetts
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Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The lighthouse and Coast Guard lifeboat station is a classic, and the beach in the most beautiful, even Henry Thoreau lived and wrote here.

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East Northport, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We came in the off-season (April) but the beach was lovely to walk on. We could bring our dog (on a leash). There was only one picnic table that we saw, and it was occupied, which meant we ate our lunch in the car. The views are quite beautiful though. Worth a trip.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was a great beach but it is the only one on the Cape Cod National Seashore that is not dog friendly. Dogs are not allowed on the shuttle that takes you from the parking lot to the beach. The staff was really nice when we asked them about this.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

One of our favorite places on Cape Cod! We've only been a couple of times, but will go back multiple times in the near future. Clean beach, miles to just walk or you could swim if you're brave enough (very cold water). We've been both in the spring (May) and also in the fall (October) and both times it was... More 

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

One of the best beaches in the world. Great for long walks, amazing waves when the surf is up, great for surfers. Most of the beach and parking lot were wiped out in the storm of 1978, but they do have shuttle bus service which is very easy to use and very convenient. Outside showers, inside bathroom and changing rooms,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

A great place to enjoy nature's beauty and a peaceful walk on the beach to enjoy the ocean waves and sand. A nice small parking lot is near by and the wave were huge and crashing the day we were there.

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Eastham, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Clean rest rooms, easy stairs to beach with multiple landings, beautiful rolling dunes, plenty of beach space. Seals galore, the occasional shark sighting, many huge cargo ships on the horizon heading to and fro Boston. Just an awesome place to leave the world behind.

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Ossipee, New Hampshire
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

While the view is breathtaking, this is not a place to bring small children. We went two years ago with two children who were 2 and 6 at the time. From the parking area, one must descend more than 100 steps to get to the beach. Not convenient for small children who need to go potty. The bathrooms had no... More 

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Ballston Spa, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great to be at the beach off season with our dogs! They loved it whether sleet, rain or snow! Nice to walk and see the ocean

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Tucson, AZ
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380 reviews 380 reviews
127 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I was here in November and there was plenty of parking but the lot is small as others noted. It's a very nice sandy beach and seeing the seals is fun. There's an overlook if you don't want to walk down to the beach and with the cold weather, I chose to watch from above. I would imagine during high... More 

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