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Address: Cape Porpoise, ME
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Quiet and family-oriented Maine beach.

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Peace and Tranquility

Very unexpected picnic on the beach in October was a highlight of our trip. The expansiveness of this beach makes it very special!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
twobluecats
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Denton, Texas
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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very unexpected picnic on the beach in October was a highlight of our trip. The expansiveness of this beach makes it very special!

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Indianapolis, IN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This wide beach is on the quiet side Kennebunkport. Few people were there in October. It's probably more crowded during the season, but I'd go any time of the year for the tranquility.

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Aurora, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Goose Rocks Beach was an unexpected stop when we were traveling the coast in Maine. The beach is very scenic and tranquil. Our travels were in October which is off season. There was an abundance of parking on the street. We noticed the sign stating the beach rules. Parking permits are required from Memorial Day to Labor Day. There are... More 

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Particularly if Kennebunkport is busy and ocean avenue is chock-a-block with cars, Goose Rocks makes for a great escape and a lovely walk along a classic New England beach. Recommended.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

It smells awful- gagging- truly unbearable. Walked to a further stretch of the beach where there was not any seaweed or kelp and it was great. We love this beach, not sure what is going on with the seaweed smell. Great time of year to visit, uncrowded, dogs able to play and roam and romp around. Peaceful, tranquil setting.

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new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Turbulent water with surfers out in the aftermath of Hurricane Hermine. A wonderful expansive beach protected from the ocean. Great for walking, wading, swimming in calmer times. Lovely setting as well.

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The beaches in Maine are beautiful. We love to drive the coast of Maine and see the different beaches. Some are all rocks. Some are sandy and rocks. The ocean is always beautiful.

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Thank Lstack4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Such a clean, beautiful, beach! The kids ran up and down the beach collecting shells. The water was....cold...but typical northeast water. The sand is so clean compared to our Boston beaches. Take the time and go for a couple hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We rented a families cottage along the beach and woke up to the ocean waves crashing. The beach along the Atlantic was clean and relaxing. The town was very clean and people were friendly. Great food and little shops. Loved it. I've made some wonderful memories there.

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Thank Sarah S
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Goose Rocks beach is a beautiful bluff-filled, white sand, pristine beach that is gorgeous and, even in the midst of summer, cool and refreshing. Crested against a picturesque landscape dotted by mansions, cottages, hammocks, and Adirondack chairs, Goose Rocks is just a few miles away from Kennebunkport proper, and features scenic village walking with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Ideal... More 

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