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Address: Harbor View Way, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number: 508-228-0925
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Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities...

Perfect beach for kids - calm water, picnic area, playground, activities and food stands.

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Place to have a picnic and let the kids run around.

lots of open space and varying activities. large field, playground, and small beach area. Snack bar, stage area, restrooms, and parking.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2015
Jeff2007
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Manhattan Beach, California
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Calm water, decent sized (but small) beach area, small take-out cafe with covered tables, large lawn area with a couple of picnic tables and shaded benches. Great for little ones, especially in the 1-5 year old age range. Also, easy access to town and sandwich shops, stores, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved it. Soooo mutch It was bet God as we played a lot of games and had a lot of fun on the climbing frame and the swings where the best I loved it everyone go and play there it is awesome

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back in the 70's this is where the American Red Cross used to hold swimming lessons. My friends and I would gather each morning as young-ins and learn to swim. It is a great beach with calm water protected by the harbor. A playground is there and a great place to see the boats coming in and out from the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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314 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

There is grass to play on and safe water to swim in. Also plenty of well planned vacation activities on the calendar to keep all the kids happy

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Thank Theresa D
United States
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109 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Children's Beach is a block or two from the Steamship Ferry and town. It's got swings, green grass, a bandstand, picnic tables, and a beach. I wouldn't be too keen on having my kids swim here for any length of time because you're swimming in the same water as the town dock and boats - including the ferry - probably... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This beach is close to town and was right down the street from the inn I was staying. It's small but perfect if you want to spend beach time with young children, as the name implies. Besides the sand, it has a lovely park area with a playground and even a little café that serves child friendly eats. It's even... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

During the off season this beach is a great place to just sit and relax for some quiet time. There are benches for you to enjoy the beautiful view.

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Thank M E
Concord, Massachusetts
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298 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The beach and playground are pretty. The kids enjoyed playing and running on the lawn but the beach hardly qualifies as a beach. Nice for a quick stop.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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111 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

lots of open space and varying activities. large field, playground, and small beach area. Snack bar, stage area, restrooms, and parking.

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Thank Jeff2007
New York City, New York
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802 reviews
600 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Just a stone away from famous White Elephant as its view and also the Nantucket Yacht Club in a close distance, a good place for kids.

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