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Address: Gloucester, MA
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Description: One of the better small Gloucester beaches.

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Great sunset. small and quiet.

small quiet with a great sunset. Not great parking. on a very busy road where everyone seems to speed. Minimalist baseball field across the street. port-a-poyyys on sight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Helena H
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Stone Ridge, New York
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Stone Ridge, New York
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

small quiet with a great sunset. Not great parking. on a very busy road where everyone seems to speed. Minimalist baseball field across the street. port-a-poyyys on sight.

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Windsor, Canada
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84 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I visited this place for reasons of nostalgia since it's where my father swam when he was a child. It was recommended to me also as being one of the few beaches in the area with shade, which I appreciated. I got there very early and so had no trouble nabbing one of the prime parking spots and used one... More 

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Curacao
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107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Nice classic new england cove with old boats moored nearby. great place to paddle board from , but watch out for broken glass along pathways. went there three days in a row, and each time picked up handfuls of broken glass from beer bottles.

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Savannah, GA
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82 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We rented a beach house within a five-minute walk of this beach, which was staffed with a lifeguard. It is particularly well suited for small children and was never crowded during our visits. There is shade as well, which is a plus.

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Cape Ann, MA
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84 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nice small beach away from the larger, more crowded spots. Beautiful sunsets, shore and seabirds. Life guard during summer. Parking is restricted. Easy wading for children and the elderly.

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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78 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This beach offers beautiful sunsets! On a nice day you can see all the way to Maine! However the beach itself is "pebble" sand and is tough on the feet. Water shoes are strongly recommended. Most parking is for residents. There are very few public spaces.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was born in Gloucester and now in my 40's I visited Plum Cove for the first time. Beautiful beach. Clean and calm water, I could almost fall asleep floating...

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Rocklin, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a nice little beach.. It was very quiet and there were not too many people. I was there on Labor Day and it was still un crowded.

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HdeG, Maryland
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Quiet, serene, beautiful. This is the place to watch the sunset when visiting Cape Ann. A beautiful little cove, bordered by granite shores on each side - with a sandy beach in between - a perfect setting for your Cape Ann sunset pictures. Bring a bottle of wine, a couple beach chairs and sit back and enjoy the experience -... More 

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Odessa, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

There isn't much parking but we stayed within walking distance. It was not crowded at all. It seems that is was not well known as the other beaches so its a nice place to spend a quiet afternoon.

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Address: Gloucester, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester

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