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Address: Provincetown, MA
Activities: Swimming
Description: Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's...
Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
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Beautiful beach

Great beach with plenty of walking and views of Race Point Lighthouse. This past winter did a lot of damage to the parking lot but I was told by a local that they will fix it up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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attleboro, ma
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attleboro, ma
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Great beach with plenty of walking and views of Race Point Lighthouse. This past winter did a lot of damage to the parking lot but I was told by a local that they will fix it up new for the summer season.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

They recently updated the facilities at this beach and it is fantastic. I usually ride my bike to the bike path on 6A and walk through the moors. I would not suggest this if you have mobility issues. Go a little further up and get on the bike path which will bring you directly to the beach.

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Woonsocket, Rhode Island
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We visited during the winter. We had the whole view to ourselves, watched the large ships going by, walked along the beach as long as we could before we got too cold. I'm not sure how packed it gets in the summer but am glad we saw it and had it all to ourselves.

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Naturally, this is a great beach to visit during the warm weather time of year. Clean water (a little cool) but typically clean sand as most of the beaches are well maintained here. We just wanted to see the waves and enjoy a little peace & quiet before making the return trip home.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

So convenient you can drive to the cove and park just steps away from the ocean. Awesome landscape pics for the taking including the race point lighthouse and beautiful sunsets... and you don't have to get out of the car to enjoy the views. Also this is a great place to have a 'to go' lunch from the Stop n... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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488 reviews 488 reviews
242 attraction reviews
326 helpful votes 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The sand dunes here are not the largest around but does make for a nice change in scenery from the lush woods and surf beaches we've been seeing all week in Cape Cod. The beach was also less crowded than most of the other beaches we've been to in the area. Parking is $15 from mid-June. We took a shot... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

my fav. so many places to sit . so many different folks. 31 yrs and no changes. Thank God. Just please, visitors and angry "ladies' who bike here, (sorry, my observations...not yours), drive slow. We are all on vacation. So, if i go slow over speed bump, and you have an 'earth 'sticker' and 'be calm sticker', dont ride my... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great to use the cycle trails to get there from Provincetown but there's a huge car park. Seals are regularly seen there too.

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Broomall, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Herring cove is a narrower beach, but a beautiful place to walk in the off season or to gather with locals to enjoy the sunset. The drive there is even beautiful!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A perfect place to watch the sunset. Arrive early and proceed to the farthest parking area for a wonderful view of the sun going down. Watch the sea gulls drifting on the breeze. In the distance hou will see Race Point Lighthouse winking at you!

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