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great for a sunset

We took a picnic dinner to Paine's Creek around 6:30 PM in August. After 4 PM you can park at the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
Great family spot

We’re here at low tide and the beach goes out soooo far you can barely see the people at the... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Laura L
Hudson, New Hampshire
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This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for promotional pieces and postcards featuring Cape Cod.
Brewster, MA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even in autumn this place is popular. I imagine it is overcrowded in summer. It is a great place to stroll or hike on the beach at low tide. the views are quite spectacular. you can see Provincetown across the water. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We took a picnic dinner to Paine's Creek around 6:30 PM in August. After 4 PM you can park at the beach without a permit. There is walkway that I could easily roll on in my wheelchair and sit at the edge of the beach...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We’re here at low tide and the beach goes out soooo far you can barely see the people at the shoreline. The creek still flows at low tide so it’s a great place for kids to play in the shallow water. Need a Brewster Parking...More

4  Thank Laura L
Reviewed July 11, 2018

You can walk for miles at low tide. But be careful where you leave your towels because when the tide turns it comes in with a vengeance.

1  Thank Lucretiawb
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Probably the prettiest little beach we visited during our week on the Cape. Very small parking area, and no parking along the access road, so this can be a hit and miss adventure if you are driving. Paine's Creek actually meets the bay here, and...More

3  Thank wendy L
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Trust us - you do not want to miss these sunsets every night - get there early. Park your car and walk out on the beach.

1  Thank butlerallison
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This beach is my favorite Cape beach hands down. The massive granite rocks are your first view of the beach. If you come at high tide, there are beautiful inlets and lots of areas to swim. Kids jump and run all over the huge granite...More

2  Thank aems_17
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Scurried over to Paine's Creek, as it was close to our great Bed & Breakfast venue. It was only about a mile from Brewster by the Sea, where we had been staying. Since it was low tide people with dogs could be seen about a...More

3  Thank BobandJoan
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Paine's Creek is arguably the best spot in Brewster to see a sunset. Been coming there for years. The only reason i gave it four instead of five stars is because erosion and winter storms haven't been kind to this spot - so parking can...More

1  Thank stevenkP128ZV
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We have been here for sunset at high tide, low tide and everything in between. Get there early to get a parking space and enjoy the setting sun overtime. Hint: can be buggy!

1  Thank jtonthego
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July 21, 2016|
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Response from OntTraveler29 | Reviewed this property |
No but in peak season an ice cream truck is in parking lot. There are only 15 parking spaces but still try to go. Beautiful beach with tidal pools.