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Address: Provincetown, MA
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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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Best beach

Long walks great surf! Clean bathrooms and change rooms. Awesome food area too. Farlands runs the canteen and it's amazing. Lobster rolls and cold beer/wine.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just outside provincetown $20 to visit very stoney beach so please take footwear to enter water the water was clear and not to cool, restrooms and cafe there food looked good but as you would expect expensive toilets clean. If you dont want to pay parking the bus runs all day from provincetown $2

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Long walks great surf! Clean bathrooms and change rooms. Awesome food area too. Farlands runs the canteen and it's amazing. Lobster rolls and cold beer/wine.

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Allentown, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The beach, when we were there, was short but that was the only drawback. The beach was clean and so was the water. The water temperature was warmer than Race Point and the Cove had a great place to eat, change and relax.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Hi Clean beach however, extremely rocky. Even with water shoes too difficult to walk & enjoy! $20.00 / day to enter I don't get it, but for the kids sake we paid. Nothing else to commend.

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful beach with almost flat access from the parking lot to the beach and ocean. There is plenty of parking, restrooms and even a fabulous place to get a bite to eat. Go at sunset, bring a chair or simply sit in the car and watch the sun go down. While sitting there you might just see... More 

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Dunning, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Went here on our second day in PTown. It was Friday day, beach was not crowded. Water was about 65 degrees, and they had life guards on duty here. I can't swim well so I was happy about that. Beach was clean, sky was clear, and I only had the problem of some local named Ahab running after me with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went here with our active 1 yr old dog. Turns out he isn't a big fan of the ocean but still glad we brought him. Dogs are allowed in the non lifeguard areas and on leash. You can easily take a shuttle from P-town for $2 each or there is a big parking area for cars. There is a... More 

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a great place! We were able to pull right up to the beach and unload our chairs, coolers, umbrellas, etc. Rest rooms were the cleanest I've ever used. We saw some seals too!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Its a bit of a walk to get to the beach, but once your there its really nice sit relax and enjoy. You also have the possibility to walk through the sand dunes.

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North Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

was lucky enough to find parking on the right side, able to pull up and step right out onto the beach

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

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