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Marconi Beach

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Address: Wellfleet, MA
Activities: Swimming

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Steps are steep, but beach was very clean. A few too many rocks due to low tide, but, still lovely. There are restrooms, which is a plus.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Bronx, New York
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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Steps are steep, but beach was very clean. A few too many rocks due to low tide, but, still lovely. There are restrooms, which is a plus.

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Medford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Like the other beaches of the CCNS, Marconi Beach is very beautiful and picturesque. It was very quiet to visit during the week, however I would no be surprised if it gets packed during the weekend. It is very nice, however I do think Nauset Light Beach is a little better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Near the site of the first transatlantic wireless transmission, Marconi Beach offers a dramatic view of the oceanside coast. There are changing facilities for bathers, but too cold at the time of our visit. The large parking lot can accomodate many visitors during High Season but we appreciated the solitude. Keep an eye out for seals surfing the wavefronts.

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Launceston, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Lovely beach with loads of clean golden sand. Great for the family to play on or a walk. Sea looked inviting but was slightly put off by the shark warnings. Can imagine it could get very busy in summer going by the size of the car park!

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Was a nice quiet beach the day I was there. Not sure it is always like that, I was only there once. It was clean and well kept. It was a family friendly atmosphere, kids playing, great for people watching!

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Southwestern CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It's a beautiful beach--part of the national park system. You can often see dolphins, etc. swimming by. The main claim to fame is not so much sunbathing as checking out the history. This is the spot from which the first transatlantic cable was sent. There are plaques explaining the significance and you can still see some of the remains of... More 

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Allen, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I thought that this was simply named after Marconi, the Italian engineer responsible for the radio. Marconi Beach is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore in Massachusetts. The beach is named for Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi. In 1903, the first transatlantic wireless communication originating in the United States was successfully transmitted from nearby Marconi Station; a message from U.S.... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I have lived in Massachusetts my entire life and grew up camping down the cape. Marconi beach is by far my favorite beach on the cape. they have the best waves as my mom says. mom ALWAYS made us go to the beach every single day we went camping and we always visited Marconi most days even if we went... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Remote feeling, yet close to Route 6 and civilization, this beach can be downright spooky very early in the morning when you are all alone with only sand and water in sight. The dunes are high enough to be impressive, and the sand is clean with few rocks. April 2015 a long portion was cordoned off for bird use, which... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Beautiful beach with views and great waves for boogie boarding. Walk along the beach for miles as it is part of the National Seashore. Great for large groups as well. Lifeguards are experienced and are always on alert. Bonus is the bath house with bathrooms and outdoor showers and changing rooms.

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Address: Address: Wellfleet, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Wellfleet

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