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Nauset Inlet

Orleans, MA
508-255-0455
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Ranked #6 of 14 Attractions in Orleans
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Kayaking
Description: This four-mile waterway of tidal pools and marshes leads to more imposing Atlantic swells.
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Los Angeles, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
28 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Just a stretch of water, that is like saying The Mona Lisa is just a picture. This little piece of water is peace and quiet, with a hint of magic and beauty thrown in to keep you spellbound. We just sat for an hour or so just relaxing, if you can go and see it.

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Not much more to say other than it is a great place to look at. Get out and put your toes in the sand. Along with Nauset Beach this is Orleans at it's best. The snack shop at the beach has pretty good food too.

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Orleans, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is one of the treasures of the town of Orleans. The beach constantly changes with each storm that passes our way. This is a barrier beach to the far east of our town.

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Syracuse, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

It was a gorgeous day, seals, birds, sail boats and sun! Sand is white and clean, great waves! We were there in September, not crowded and free. We loved it!

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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Put in at Salt Pond town landing, beautiful place to paddle, just watch the tides. Great place to spend the day.

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Kingston, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

well worth the time spent to go there and relax for a while... very nice to see the sand pipers doing their thing along the shoreline

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Boston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

The beaches on the eastern coast of Cape Cod are among the the most beautiful you'll see in the United States. There is empty white sand for miles and plenty of activity for any beach goers pleasure including sand bars for little children to play on, surf, fishing and abundant wildlife seldom seen in other places. Obviously, there is plenty... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Excellent beach. Only land owners can drive to the inlet, but boaters can get there as well. Wide open expanse of sand. Only downside is when the Piping Plovers choose to nest in the ORV tracks, thus forcing a closure.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This beach is amazing. Any given day you can see sea lions chasing down schools of fish. They will surface just past the break and look up at everyone on the beach...really cool. The waves are thunderous...and wash up alot of great shells and rocks. The one down side...the water us damn cold! On June 26, 2012 the water was... More

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Connecticut
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16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

amazing to see the marshes and paddle out to the beach

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