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Hampton State Beach

Hampton, NH 03842
+1 603-929-4386
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Over crowded on the weekend. Better to go during the week. The beach isn't anything special. Too... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Rome, Italy
via mobile

This beach is one of the cleanest in the United States. And, every year in early September, Ocean... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2017
Dover, New Hampshire
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hampton, NH 03842
+1 603-929-4386
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Over crowded on the weekend. Better to go during the week. The beach isn't anything special. Too many young kids playing music and not very classy people there. Will not go back again

Thank MissSaretta
Reviewed June 10, 2017

This beach is one of the cleanest in the United States. And, every year in early September, Ocean Blvd. is shut down for the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival. The event draws thousands. My most-recent visit was on a late spring weekday in June with iffy...More

1  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed June 7, 2017

The weather was cold.but the beach has changed from years past. lots of parking,metered.The new bathhouses were amazing. New. Clean, clean, clean. They have really done a lot of improvements.

Thank ppsjk
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Beautiful clean beach.....NH should be proud of how clean their beaches are.....Enjoyed just watching the waves....Beautiful spring day with a lot of people on the beach.

Thank js7890
Reviewed June 4, 2017

When an unexpected heat wave swept New England in mid-May, my husband and I took a day off from work and headed to Hampton Beach. Normally we would have gone to Cape Cod to the nude beach between Ballston Beach and Longnook Beach (see my...More

14  Thank Jessica O
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

I have been visiting Hampton beach since I was an infant (56 years) and nothing has changed, and that's a great thing. I usually enjoy a quieter beach such as York beach , but I always get the urge to head to Hampton Beach. It's...More

Thank thomas c
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Love it! A good weekend or day trip. Great atmosphere. Good for couples or families. Lots of cops around which was a little odd, but nothing happened.

Thank sdean2484
Reviewed May 26, 2017

I prefer this beach in the off-season because it's so crowded in the summer, especially with the arcades, souvenir shops and restaurants across the street. It's a beautiful beach, though, especially at low tide. I spent many childhood and teenage summer days here. If you...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed May 24, 2017

It is gorgeous and quaint! I return time and time again. Lots to do in this little beachside town. Prices are so reasonable for a tourist area. Fresh Lobster and all other seafood , casino, shops and lots of live events in the warm months...More

Thank Dlk812
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Hampton beach is a throw back to the era where beaches of this nature such as Nantasket ,Revere ,Coney island thrived! It has been updated by the State with a new outdoor entertainment shell ( every night free entertainment) , new and modern dressing ,shower...More

Thank 53jerryz
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June 21, 2017|
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Response from Wash-ash0re | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple two-sided pole showers and bathrooms along the paved areas near the Seashell stage, as well as at the north and south bath houses. Sprayer heads accommodate both kids and adults. Refresh yourself before... More
March 15, 2017|
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Response from tammym300 | Reviewed this property |
on the board walk yes , after 5pm or early morning yes iv seen dogs
July 22, 2016|
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Response from 53jerryz | Reviewed this property |
To clarify ,this beach has no sudden drop off and no undertow to speak off. Cross currents do occur at times and signs are posted to that effect.Lifeguards are aware of water conditions so its wise to check with them for any... More