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Nice long beach

Not too far out of Provincetown the beach is expansive and the sea looked calm. There was a cafe... read more

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nhsdutchy
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NCLE - GB
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Just get out of the car and walk ....

Herring Cove is beset with conflicts - nature vs. pavement....It is a lovely location - maybe you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beth L
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not too far out of Provincetown the beach is expansive and the sea looked calm. There was a cafe type place, Car park and bike tie areas. Looked ideal to put a deck chair down and chill.

Thank nhsdutchy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Herring Cove is beset with conflicts - nature vs. pavement....It is a lovely location - maybe you can hang out in your car and watch the sun set, but even better is just get out of the car and go for a lovely, long walk....More

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 1 week ago

What else can I say- there are 2 locations we went to both. One is more mainstream with restrooms and food service available and the other is the "Gay" beach which is a bit of a hike from the road after a bike ride but...More

Thank DKD1209
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to watch the sun set on a wonderful day. Sand is very rocky and grainy so hard to walk with bare feet. The stillness will take your breath away.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely Provincetown beach to visit, preferably at around the Sunset. You can drive right up to the ocean and park free with plenty of space available. There is a restaurant conveniently located for the snacks and beverages. Great place to visit, if you are...More

Thank wallacejain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tides are drastic here and they put on a show as they change. In addition there is a wide expanse of sand. But be warned: bring along all your own protection - hat sunscreen, umbrella etc - because you will probably linger here much...More

Thank Plunkett07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very laid back without a lot of folks to get in the way of the great views. A gem and not to be missed.

Thank XSki007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked to the beach on a hot day but got a (free) shuttle bus back. There is a small cafe there which does wine, soft drinks and good sandwiches. And bathrooms. The beach itself is lovely, my only issue is finding some shade on...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, beautiful and very peaceful beach. You can bring some food and drinks and relax for the day. Ample parking also available

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite beaches in the world! The sand is not silky smooth but rather it is a sand and pebbly beach.But it the combination of remoteness, the light, dunes and the sea-grass that make it magical and memorable

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PeterJRobs
July 23, 2017|
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Response from marinho2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can park for free or also take a ride by bike. It's about 20 min by bike from downtown.
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Tina S
June 11, 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see the whales up close is to go to Provincetown and take a whale watching trip from MacMillan Wharf. Nantucket is an island about 30 miles out of Hyannis. The Cape and Island Steamship Authority has ships... More
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Monica J
March 2, 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
There is a dog friendly beach in P-Town on the west end.
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