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“An Isolated Gem” 5 of 5 stars
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Sand Beach
Sand Beach Road, Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, ME
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Sewell, New Jersey
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92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“An Isolated Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

A real sandy beach in Maine? Absolutely and surrounded by traditional rocky coastline. Very romantic.

Visited June 2013
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Brooklin, Maine
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“Lovely place and a glimpse of the lighthouse”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Mark Island Lighthouse can be seen from this lovely spot. Keep the dog on a leash and clean-up after, too. The walk in is tree- covered and very nice on a hot day.

Park carefully and enjoy!

Visited September 2012
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Pittsford, Vermont
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“Amazing views and pets on leash”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

There is a nice sandy beach area which is rare on the part of the Maine coast, but there is also a park-like tree covered area you can walk through. The views are outstanding with a distant view of a lighthouse on an island. It is not marked and has very little parking which in season may be a disadvantage. When I traveled there in May it was perfect with only 2 other people enjoying the warm sunshine and blue skies. It is one of my favorite photo ops in Stonington.

Visited May 2013
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“Very enjoyable place to spend the day playing on the beach or walking around.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013 via mobile

It was very quiet when we visited and only a few guys surfing the cold waters meandering around the beach.we walked the beach, took pictures, found some sea shells in the water and sat on the rocks looking out at the water. Clean and has nice parking lot, changing rooms and a nice bathroom. Would be a nice place to take a family with children.

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Newton Falls
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“Worth the visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

I love the beach so this was a must on my list. But this is unlike most beaches. The water is Freezing!!! I put my feet in and go the pins and needles feeling instantly. But there were people actually in the water! Brave souls! The beach has a great view like the rest of Acadia and there is a great trail if you cross the beach. Make sure to make this stop along Loop Road.

Visited August 2012
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