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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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Sunset Perfect!

My now Fiance proposed to me on the beach just about a week ago! We went for the sunset, it was an amazing site to watch! Not over crowded, just perfect!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 24, 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

My now Fiance proposed to me on the beach just about a week ago! We went for the sunset, it was an amazing site to watch! Not over crowded, just perfect!

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Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Title says it all. Not much sand to walk on, there are rocks everywhere. You better go to Race Point if you wanna go to a beach in that area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Herring cove is one of the great beaches in the United States. It is just beautiful, and offers miles of walking. Lots to enjoy!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We visited this beach twice during our vacation. It's a popular spot, so if you're looking for a little more privacy, try Race Point. BUT that said, the sunset and rainbow all in one night made this beach one of our most memorable moments.

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Guilford, Connecticut
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118 reviews 118 reviews
18 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

We visit Ptown every September. We love Herring Cove beach. It's a great back to relax and soak up the sun. The best thing though, is the sunsets. They are gorgeous.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Easy access to the beach, the water was crystal clear. The beach was not overcroweded. the National Park rangers were friendly.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

The only thing I would say (never a bad experience here) is to beg and plead for the tarp on the far end beach entrance walkway down, like they have at Race Point! I know it builds character and muscle, but an asthma attack pulling the beach cart in the sand ain't fun.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

This beach is great for hanging out and spending family time together. The sunsets are fantastic and worth the wait. If you are into small fires on the beach you can obtain a permit through the park service and have a really good time.

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Branford, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

The day could not be more perfect. Crisp and warm, sitting on the beach enjoying lunch with our best friends. You just can't beat that beach.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I would recommend this beach, it was absolutly beautiful. The beach was safe and clean. life guards on duty. easy access from rt.6. huge parking lot. changing and facilities on site and also a snack bar if you dont want to bring a lunch. very nice beach

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