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Hampton Beach State Park

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Address: Hampton, NH
Activities: Surfing
Description: Popular beach area with beach activities, hotels, restaurants and...
Popular beach area with beach activities, hotels, restaurants and entertainment.
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Cheezy family fun!

Old fashioned beach area, lots of cheezy gift shops, beware, strong ocean current! Cute little boardwalk type atmosphere. A concert venu that attracts decent acts and a feeling... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Springfield, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Been going to this beach for a while. It can get crowded and of course with so many people there's bound to be litter. But ignoring those things and finding the perfect spot to sit, watch the waves while the children play is pure bliss. On top of the smell of the ocean breeze and the smell of food cooking... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Was disgusted by the amount of rubbish just left on the beach by beach goers, plenty of dustbins\trashcans on the walkways but none on the actual beach! Also there seemed to be staff cleaning up the walkways but none on the beach cleaning up. I thought this was one of the cleanest beaches in the country! Impossible!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Old fashioned beach area, lots of cheezy gift shops, beware, strong ocean current! Cute little boardwalk type atmosphere. A concert venu that attracts decent acts and a feeling of yesteryear abounds.....

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Love this beach! Love that you can choose to go to the state park part of the beach and have it be more family oriented or u can park a Lil ways down the street and be right smack in the middle of everything that's going on! I've always gone here as a child and now that I have my... More 

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Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I went 1 week ago. Loved to walk on the beach and on the rocks. A little cold, but no problem.

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Barre, Vermont
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We love Hampton beach and try to visit at least twice a year. The improvements they have made are wonderful. There are lots of great places to eat. The playground is great and of course the beach is terrific and so relaxing and peaceful. It is three hours away from us, but always worth the trip.

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Arguably the best portion of New Hampshire. Hampton beach is a wonderful escape from the rest of New England. People drive hundreds of miles, across state lines just to come here and enjoy a good day in the sun, play in the sand, and walk down Hampton beach's famous boardwalk. There is plenty to do here for the whole family!... More 

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Ottawa, ON
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We enjoyed our day here so much in 2013 that we came back in 2014 for a few days. We rented a place to stay 2 blocks away from the beach and that was a great idea. WE didn't have to bother changing at the beach but just walked back to shower up and change when needed. WE saved on... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

One of the largest , widest beaches in all of New England beaches, at low tide plenty of room for every one. Family, singles all kinds of people, whiffle ball, throwing frisbee or just playing catch this beach has it all,young jocks Vollyball at mid beach near newly renovated bath houses(3) family or day trippers southern end is for you,... More 

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East Windsor, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This place is a joke - it is not intended for families or couples, unless all you want to do is sit around and gamble. Just walking by the building we were offered drugs by someone that was standing right in front of the building. I would avoid this place.

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