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Salisbury Beach

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Beach scene has been getting better over the last 3 years or so. It would be even better if some of... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Kurt H
Whitinsville, Massachusetts
We spent a week on the beach.

The beach is nice and not too crowded. On mid tide the surf can get rough and it kicks up small... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Let’s tell the truth ... is, was , and will continue to be a “dump”....many reasons from restrooms to clientele.... travel further north into Maine, etc...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan H
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Beach scene has been getting better over the last 3 years or so. It would be even better if some of the winter storm didn't create more repair work. Parking has been getting a little harder and more expensive. But still cheaper then some places...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kurt H
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We visited the beach on a rather rainy morning, so there wasn't a lot of activity, but it is so cute, I'd love to return! Lots of carnival-type rides for the kids at Joe's Playland, and reasonably priced! Many places to grab a quick bite,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

The beach is nice and not too crowded. On mid tide the surf can get rough and it kicks up small rocks. Other than that its a decent beach. The only problem I had was some residents who like to walk their dogs unleashed. Which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TeamWakefield
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Went there on very humid day. Time at the beach was excellent. Kids played more outside than in water but they enjoyed it Parking and traffic were the issues.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed August 19, 2018

There was a private school there on a field trip who were obnoxious!! Very mean, rude and disrespectful to kids and adults alike ... the counselors did not seem to have control and disappeared for a very long time.... pushed over some of our small...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Growing up not too far from Salisbury Beach, I have returned often and seen ups and downs of the area. It good to see newer places like the Seaglass restaurant and The Deck doing well and breathing life into the place. Having been here many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Very huge and clean beach that spans out wide so you have lots of space to lay out. Don't feel congested. Water is clean with hardly any seaweed. Parking is free when you go away from main attraction area. If you do stay close to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 484corinam
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Salisbury Beach MA has it all!! Lots of day trippers so try to arrive before to get parking. The state park was full so we went to the town beach which was so very nice!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rfahey
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great beach with bars, shops, restaurants and Ocean Blue Music Hall. Hotel right on the beach with ocean views. Great place to go and have fun and relax.

Date of experience: July 2018
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August 20, 2018|
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Response from mountlombard | Reviewed this property |
On Sunday there were big waves and lifeguards closed the beach after some rescues. Usually not too big.
July 8, 2018|
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Response from mountlombard | Reviewed this property |
Not on the Reservation part of the beach but we did see dogs on the parts near cottages
September 19, 2017|
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Response from I8016LWdavidc | Reviewed this property |
In the off season some are open only on weekends. I would suggest calling the particular place that you are interested in visiting.
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Trip report and many thanks (1 Reply)
Just returned from our first amazing trip to Acadia with our adult children. Thanks so much for all the information posted on this forum. Here's some of what we enjoyed: We drove from Philly area, stopped to camp on the way up at Salisbury Beach, a gorgeous, clean state park in MA right on the beach. Camped at Camden Hills on the way home, another gem of a state park right outside the amazing little town of Camden. We stayed at a most perfect rental cottage right in the heart of Bar Harbor,...More
September 18, 2013|
Response frombonniemaev|
You are very welcome. I'm glad you had such a good time and got to do so many things. Sounds like you indeed hit all the highlights. Thanks for posting; thanks for asking and then listening; thanks for being grateful.
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Salisbury Inn Motel Salisbury Beach Ma (3 Replies)
Any Body Stayed How Is It Rooms Clean Etc Staff ?? Thinking Of Spending Couple Months in area Help??
January 13, 2007|
Response fromMahj|
Salisbury is definitely experiencing a renaissance but has a little way to go. Questions that come to my mind are what time of year are you coming? Do you intend to stay in this one place for the two months? During summer time there are many house rentals available in Seabrook right on the beach or footsteps away from it. As to the Motel, I do not know anyone who has stayed there. I do know it is on a major road that is busy during the summer.
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
seafood near Salisbury (2 Replies)
Could anyone recommend a seafood (lobster) restaurant for our family of 4 that is reasonably priced and casual near Salisbury Beach Ma?
July 14, 2013|
Response fromOriginalThomas144|
Michael's Harborside in Newburyport. On the Salisbury side of the river, just opposite Michael's is Striper's Grille, just reopening under new management. For a real Lobster shack where you eat at picnic tables, we go to Bob Lobster on the road to Plum Island.