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Ditch Plains

Montauk Peninsula, Montauk, NY
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Ranked #6 of 20 Attractions in Montauk
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: Although Ditch Plains Beach has become famous of lately for its surfing, in reality it is most frequented by families during the summer months(locals... more »
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Had a ton of fun at this great beach! Lots of waves that helped with my first surfing lesson through Corey's Wave!

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Old Brookville, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Surfed here as a kid and the beach is still amazing. Beach plums in dunes, beautiful beach and cliffs. Just to spend an afternoon on the beach in the water and watching the surfers re-living my youth makes me feel great. Love the morning mist and the crash of the breakers onto the rocks.

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

You don't have to drive all the way to the cape to enjoy the beach. just love it here and the waves are just high enough to surf comfortably. Beautiful view and great location.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great beach. We rented a house nearby and walked each day, all week. Water was beautiful. Played lots of frisbee. Busier on the weekends, but very nice in late afternoons. Even when crowded, didn't feel it. Food trucks in parking lots are expensive, but easy way to eat.

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Stony Brook, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The beach has almost entirely recovered from the last hurricane, and it's a great spot to spend an afternoon reading, sunbathing, swimming, boogie boarding, surfcasting, surfing, or just watching the surfers. (Late afternoon is our favorite time.) There are a couple snack wagons with drinks and sandwiches near the simple restrooms and showers. The water's bracing (gets up to about... More

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Montauk, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You must have a resident's pass to park or have someone drop you off for a few hours to watch the surfer's master the waves at this iconic beach.

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Hawthorne, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

we went to this beach on a foggy, drizzly day. the walk was beautiful even with the weather. the surf was high, the surfers were out which made for some fantastic photographs!

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Nanticoke, Pennsylvania
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142 reviews 142 reviews
50 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Beach was not super crowded. Water was cool but refreshing. We watched some surfers paddle boarders. The beach was clean, water clear. Just classic.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Nice Beach. Fun to watch surfers. Many rocks making a good walk tricky. Convenient consessions,bathrooms and life guards on duty til 5pm. Permit parking.

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Bedford Hills, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Great surf break and to the right perfect beaching for miles and miles perfect sand and even bond fires at night

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