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Good Harbor Beach

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Address: Thatcher Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone Number: 978-281-9790
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This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a...

This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a favorite among Gloucester residents and visitors.

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Blue Shutters is a must stay when on this island. Bring bikes, picnic and ride the current of the high tide/low tide!

one of the best beaches ever.....the wave, the temperature, the low tide and high tide. The sea creature life at low tide offers many many lessons.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy

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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

one of the best beaches ever.....the wave, the temperature, the low tide and high tide. The sea creature life at low tide offers many many lessons.

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Brooklyn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We didn't visit to go swimming (it was a bit chilly), so I can't comment on the quality of that experience; but it was nonetheless geographically interesting. A wide, flat beach that must allow for a very fast tidal advance once it comes in (we were there at low tide.) Certainly not like the beaches of the mid-Atlantic or Outer... More 

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Thank A752YJjoef
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the beach - we got there at low tide and the view and beach were stunning. Not very crowded and the waves and spray were classic England coast. A bit cold for swimming but the surfers were enjoying the water. Great place to stop and enjoy the ocean.

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Lansing, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We drove along Cape Cod a couple days before Cape Ann. Cape Ann is definitely more accessible and scenic than Cape Cod. Beautiful views and great places to get out and walk around every turn.

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Thank Heather S
Schenectady, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great beach that has a lot of room and easy to access. Paid parking for non-resident ticket holders.

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Alpahretta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Harbor beach is a decent size beach with more than ample parking. Some good waves for body surfing.

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Waitsfield, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We biked to the beach and got there as the tide was heading out. There's so much room to walk around without running into other people. This was on Sunday afternoon of Labor Day weekend and it was gorgeous weather. What a pleasant experience!

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best beaches on the north shore to enjoy summer at.....Great atmosphere, parking and very safe for young children. Highly recommend it.

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Newburgh, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beach except for the seaweed. There was so much seaweed, I couldn't go all the way in the water. Hopefully it's not like this all the time. Otherwise I would definitely return.

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For prices u pay Keep bathrooms open till eight not five disgusting ports potties beautiful beach though

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