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Paine's Creek

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Address: Brewster, MA
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This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for...

This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for promotional pieces and postcards featuring Cape Cod.

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Excellent for all Kids

This is a great area for families with kids in ages young to early teens. There's lots of crabbing, walking, playing around in the water. A nice area as an alternative to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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107 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great area for families with kids in ages young to early teens. There's lots of crabbing, walking, playing around in the water. A nice area as an alternative to the beach.

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading other reviews I was excited to see the Brewster flats and float along in a tube in this natural "Lazy River." I didn't realize they were mutually exclusive of one another! The beach is beautiful at low tide. You can catch small fish, fiddler crabs, and blue claws in a net but if you want to swim you... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

What I love about Paine's Creek is there isn't much there. Peaceful blend of marsh and sand. Grab ice cream at Kate's come down and enjoy one of the best spots for Sunset anywhere. Believe me I've see a few, Hawaii,Costa Rica, Captiva, California just to name a few.

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Thank James V
New Rochelle, New York
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful way to end your day when in Brewster, MA. Simply sit back and enjoy the sunset day after day... This will certainly relax and open your appetite for a delicious seafood dinner!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Used this as the start of our beach walk (tide out). Nice spot although typically limited for facilities.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

A scenic creek flows through the marsh and out into Cape Cod Bay. This is a nice short walking destination, and a quiet spot.

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Thank Barbb4759
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Lovely up-close-and-personal place to sit in one of the very few parking places and see marsh area, bay and people interacting. Have seen kayaks mounted on racks but don't know specifics. Would not use this beach if I wanted to swim and sunbathe. Parking is just way too unpredictable.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Paines Creek is a beautiful, peaceful place where you can sit and contemplate, be alone in your thoughts or watch and appreciate the natural wonders year round! It is my private sanctuary, I walk through the beach or on the flats depending on the time of day and regain my inner peace...

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Perth, Australia
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93 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Grandkids love this place because there is always some water to play/swim in. However, parental supervision is advised as tides coming in/out can be strong for weaker smaller swimmers.

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Boston
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice spot to see sunset. Beautiful place to visit. A bit Rocky. Lots of bugs, so bring bug spray. Lots of sea shells. Good parking lot. Nice beach.

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