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First Encounter Beach

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First Encounter Beach

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Madcatsmom wrote a review Jun 2020
Seekonk, Massachusetts24 contributions9 helpful votes
Gorgeous sunset, great tide pools to wade in with lots of room to explore, esp near low tide. Will def return with the kids.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Cabadrin wrote a review Jan 2020
Quincy, Massachusetts80 contributions11 helpful votes
Ever since my wife visited First Encounter, she has rated it one of her favorite beaches in the world, and I can't disagree with her. This is a truly magical spot, depending on when you go, and a real favorite of ours whenever we're out on the cape. Let me explain why: First,
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Date of experience: September 2019
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WhisperingSpirit wrote a review Sep 2019
Wisconsin20 contributions3 helpful votes
As travelers new to the area we could use better roadside markings to the historical sites in the area. We eventurally found the beach markers and the beach. It is a pretty view of beach and bay on a quiet fall midweek day.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Dave E wrote a review Sep 2019
West Boylston, Massachusetts218 contributions41 helpful votes
First Encounter Beach is 1-2 miles west of US 6 and the location of the first landing of the Pilgrims in North America. In a recent visit, we were unable to find a historical marker or information to explain the historical significance of the location. Since the beach is on
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Date of experience: August 2019
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elainecpon wrote a review Sep 2019
La Grange, Kentucky250 contributions31 helpful votes
We went to watch the sunset and it is a lovely spot. You can take chairs, coolers, etc. it was pretty crowded, but worth the drive.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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