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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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Relaxing Bay Beach

Although the entrance fee for parking is $20, it is good for the day for all the National Seashore beaches if one would like to beach hop from bay to ocean. Herring Cove is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Although the entrance fee for parking is $20, it is good for the day for all the National Seashore beaches if one would like to beach hop from bay to ocean. Herring Cove is a clean and relaxing beach. There was a restaurant, but we didn't frequent it so I cannot write about that. We were at an end of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach with amazing views. Went 2 days in May and both times saw whales playing just off the coast. Sadly, some of the beach and facilities were damaged by the horrendous winter storms Mass endured but the park service is wasting no time to make it right.

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

This beach is walkable from Commercial Street ---- it is a walk --- but totally worth it! Once there, one can continue straight to the "safety buildings" on the beach or one could take a left and be totally by yourself! Very few people head down this way (very quiet side). This quiet side is great for locating large shells... More 

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Middletown, DE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 NEW

This is a nice, relaxed beach that was not overly populated. The only down side is the construction going on in the parking area but it certainly does not affect you on the beach.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Beautiful sandy beaches, where you can fish from the water's edge if you wish. Part of the National Park system, it is one of the great parts of Cape Cod.

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Beautiful, clean and very relaxing. The waters are very clean but given the latitude cold for the time of the year (June). Also, walking distance from Provincetown!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Easy to get with plenty of parking. Very clean, quiet beach.The water was very cold still, but nice to sit on the beach.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A must see beach - very clean - this is the "tip" of Cape Cod. We had a very relaxing morning sitting on the beach.

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philly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a memorable location - sunset, s'mores and sitting on blanket around campfires.We arranged with Dave at Ptown Parties to have a pre wedding Lobster party on the beach here. It was a fantastic, memorable evening. Call him, he will get the permits, set everything up and hopefully the sunset will be as terrific as the one we experienced!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We went to this beach specifically to view the sunset and we were not disappointed. It was freezing cold but the views were spectacular.

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Address: Address: Provincetown, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Provincetown

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