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Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)

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Address: 474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: 4018471993
Activities: Swimming
Description: One of Newport's most popular beaches.

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Nice beach but beware of Red Tide

Enjoyed a nice day at the beach on 7/29/15. Cheap $10 parking and no entrance fee. The only problem is the Red Tide. My daughter has a horrible rash on her face and body which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Middletown
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Not enough parking. We wanted to spend some time at this beach because first beach was filthy and smelly. They have VERY limited parking, and we were disappointed. You couldn't get to third beach due to road work.

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a nice day at the beach on 7/29/15. Cheap $10 parking and no entrance fee. The only problem is the Red Tide. My daughter has a horrible rash on her face and body which started yesterday and is worse today. When we got back to our hotel my husband pulled a pile of the red spongy stuff that makes... More 

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Although this beach gets crowded on a hot summer day, it is quite expansive and has wonderful rolling surf for body surfing. There are clean restrooms and changing rooms, showers to rince off before riding home and a small snack bar with ices, dogs, hamburgers and soft drinks. If you walk a bit down the beach there is plenty of... More 

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Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped by to see sunrise. The beach still had people hanging out on it, the water was cool, we took a fun picture in the very large life guard chairs, and went home. They must turn the showers off into the evening, because we were not able to wash the sand from our feet and it ended up in... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This has always been one of my favorite beaches since childhood. Great sand. Good waves. It is very well run, with clean (but open) showers, a huge parking lot, and easy access onto the beach. Since the beach is so big, people are usually considerate and do not pile right on top of each other unless you are close to... More 

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Glens Falls, New York
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Love this beach! It is small and there are not changing rooms, so make sure you are beach ready. If you want to save money on parking, try a late day swim after 4 pm, then it's free.

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I love this beach summer and winter. It is perfect for a nice long walk and when you want to be lazy you can kick back and enjoy the amazing views. Get there early on a weekend or you will not get a parking place or a spot on the beach.

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CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great long beach, not too crowded on a beautiful Friday. There is a fee for parking but the parking lots provide easy access to the beach with plenty of sani-cans and trash.

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Milford, Connecticut
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Second Beach is a nice beach for the family. It gets pretty crowded quickly, so best plan to arrive by 10am! $20 to park, which seems to be the going rate in this area. They have a concession stand with hot dogs, hamburgers, and other items. They also have public restrooms available. Lots of lifeguards on duty too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Beautiful views . Some decent surf for kids but not too aggressive. Rest rooms and well stocked snack shack. GO EARLY on weekends or you will wait in VERY long lines. Be there by 10. Enjoy.. its delightful

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Address: 474 Sachuset Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Phone Number: 4018471993
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Middletown

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