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Oak Bluffs Town Beach

between steamship dock and state beach, off Sea View Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
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Ranked #11 of 14 Attractions in Oak Bluffs
Type: Beaches
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New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

It was a chilly day but beautiful day to walk our dog in a stunning place. We watched the ferry come in and the fishing boats go out near sunset. Fall is wonderful on the Vineyard.

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Sundsvall, Sverige
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Nice free beach. Close to our hotel and close to Oak Bluff Town. No problem to take a stroller with you.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Located ideally next to tourist area and hotels. Calm waters and not very deep. I walked out about 100 yards before the water got deep. The sand is rocky but filled with shells which would be great for kids. No alcohol allowed signs are for the most part ignored on the beaches around the island which is great for grown... More

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Concord, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Enough beach for everyone, but maybe not quite enough parking ;-) easy to find a fairly quiet spot, plenty of sand to spread yourself out. If the wind is too much on the ocean side, try the pond across the road.

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Storrs, Connecticut
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Not sure I would make a special trip to go to the Oak Bluffs beach but if you are staying nearby it is quite nice. It is not as deep as south beach and the waves are not as big but it is also a little warmer.

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9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We didn't come here to sunbathe or play in the surf, just to take a break from shopping. It was very pebbly, lots of shells, and not too insanely crowded!

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New York City, New York
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252 reviews 252 reviews
79 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The weather was great, so we walked from the Oak Bluff Marina and tried to find a patch of sand to call our own. It was difficult. The beach was packed, The sand is yellow and soft and the water was tranquil so we did make the best of it, but it was very crowded

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ivoryton, ct
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Loved this quiet beach, steps from The Pequot Hotel. Breathtaking views of the sunrise. Great walking path.

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Oneonta, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Loved that the beach is close enough to walk to from our room in Oak Bluffs. The beach was clean and the people were a wonderful mix of families and groups just having fun.

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No. Weare NH
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great place to throw a frisbee and read a book. The water on the beach was clean, clear and warm. We never wanted to leave either place.

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