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Hampton State Beach

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Address: Hampton, NH
Activities: Shopping, Dining, Camping

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Classic East Coast Beach, soft sand, cool water, fun people. Bring the family here every year, multiple times per year. Beautiful during all seasons. Close to attractions and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Classic East Coast Beach, soft sand, cool water, fun people. Bring the family here every year, multiple times per year. Beautiful during all seasons. Close to attractions and great places to eat.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family of five recently visited Hampton Beach for Memorial Day Weekend to celebrate my sons 16th Birthday. The older kids (16+) had a great time walking the "Boardwalk" going in the shops, eating fried Oreos and hanging out on the beach playing volley ball. The younger kids (9y/o) also had a blast on the arcades, water slides and hanging... More 

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Florence
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33 reviews 33 reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This beach is LOUD... lots of kids, lots of families, lots of people. Many people are drinking and getting loud... many have music blaring and cig smoke is all over. Cars and motorcycles are loud and crazy too. The beach - IS BEAUTIFUL but, I wouldn't be able to stand it for more than a day or two....

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Putnam, Connecticut
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It was my first time going to this beach. We traveled from CT and decided to spend a night. The beach was huge, the water was clean but freezing as I expected in May. The shops, restaurants, and bars were great. The beach is very busy, but because it's so big it doesn't feel overcrowded. Parking is anywhere from $10-$25... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's clean, so well maintained. Very spacious. Lots of fun. Traffic can be problem and parking is limited but the beach is worth the trip.

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N.H.
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Voted Top 10 cleanest water in US! Hampton Beach offers fun for everyone. From the Sand Castle Competition in June to the Seafood Festival in September, summer = Hampton Beach. Fireworks, movies in the sand and plenty of activities and restaurants along the boardwalk. Newly refurbished Clam Shell for free concerts! Enjoy but PLEASE pick up your trash!

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Concord, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I really enjoy Hampton beach. Whether I am walking on the beach or on the board walk, it has great views, fun places to stop and good places to eat.

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Ocala, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

loved walking the beach a couple times a day. Saturday was cold but Sunday was an amazing day with the beach packed and lots of kites flying

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Manchester, NH
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99 reviews 99 reviews
18 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is a clean and well-run state beach with new facilities. I prefer going a touch north to North Beach or further for less crowded sand with fewer teens.

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Its neat how within a couple of feet halfway down the beach toward the water the temperature of the atmosphere literally lowers 15 degrees! It's so clean and beautiful with white sand and sometimes you can see sand bars out in the bay. There are rocks to the right you can climb for great pictures and tons of room to... More 

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