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Hampton State Beach

Hampton, NH
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Hampton
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Camping, Shopping, Dining
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Camping, Shopping, Dining

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Gatineau
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

The boardwalk is terrific: clean, lots of washrooms and outdoor showers, a large park/climbing structures for kids, free concerts every night and lots of kitch/tacky beach stores and fast food (donuts, pizza, etc.) It has all the making for a fun weekend, for families, couples, or groups. I wouldn't make it my summer vacation destination though. The boardwalk Casino also... More 

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Latham, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of the best boardwalks any where. The beach is clean the boardwalk is great. The water is cold so beware.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Visited in July a couple years back. Nice to look at...other than that it's a no go. Save yourself time, money, and effort and head to a southern beach where you can actually get in the water and enjoy your vacation. Will never revisit again. Nothing to do either. Positive note, very clean!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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273 reviews 273 reviews
53 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The beach here in Hampton is very nice and stretches out forever. One nice thing is that they clean their beach nightly and remove all of the trash from the daily visitors. If you are staying more than a few hours, I would advise to park in a lot rather than street parking.

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Bethany, Oklahoma, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a beautiful beach, and on this particular day, there were lots of surfers to watch. Nice photo op.

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My spent three nights and four days in at Hampton Beach and had a GREAT time. I generally avoid ALL public bathrooms especially beach bathrooms - but this beach had the cleanest public bathroom I was ever forced to use. That says A LOT about a place. Additionally, the beach was very clean (I noticed it being groomed nightly), the... More 

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Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The weather...it rained this year :-( The festival has become larger and larger....We've noticed, however that there don't seem to be as many vendors as in years past

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had not visited this lovely beach in more than thirty years! What were we thinking?? It is just the most beautiful beach, anywhere!! Wonderful, beautiful surf that you can watch for hours while seated on the wonderful sandy beach or perhaps a bench, overlooking the lovely scene.The facilities seem to be new, or newly updated and are wonderful and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Linda an I spent a day at Hampton beach. Coming from Boston the drive was mostly highway . my wife remembers Hampton beach as a little girl. according to Linda, Hampton beach has not changed in the last 60 years. we sat on the beach which was magnificent and got sun burned. we then bought fudge and candy on the... More 

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Brandon, Vermont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very easy to walk, not crowded this time of year. We were there on a weekday. Pets allowed after Labor day.

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