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Marconi Beach

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Address: Wellfleet, MA
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Beautiful beach lots of stairs

Beach is great, clean water, nice waves good sand. However you must go down several flights of stairs to get there. Great views from upper area without taking the stairs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Massapequa, New York
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Massapequa, New York
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beach is great, clean water, nice waves good sand. However you must go down several flights of stairs to get there. Great views from upper area without taking the stairs.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family goal was to see a Seal on our trip to Cape Cod... amazing! They were everywhere and we never tired of watching them. The beach itself was beautiful. The kids loved playing in the waves and making sand castles. But the highlight for all of us was the Seals!

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were on the Cape about two weeks ago, and were staying near Marconi Beach. The Southfleet Motor Inn loaned us their can of Cutter's Spray to ward off the hordes of black flies we encountered the day before. When we got down to the beach (steep flights of stairs), we sprayed ourselves liberally; and over our socks and shoes... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Like all the beaches on the National Seashore, Marconi is impeccably maintained. There is always room to park in the oversized lot, but sometimes the trek to the sand seems like a walk in the Sahara, but it's worth it once your feet are caressed by the warm sand. The lot is pretty high in relation to the actual beach,... More 

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Ware, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am told it can be quite busy in the high season but no matter when you go there is the sea and miles of unspoiled beach to walk. A little surfing was to be had in mid September. Just a beautiful place.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

But I'm sure that's because it's Sept 20. It almost felt like an abandoned area. There's not much there, but they do have a beach house to rinse your feet. We were able to see a few seals so that made my day. They were pretty close to shore and kept popping their heads out of the water.

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Roscoe, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in the mid afternoon and walked for at least 4 miles. very peaceful and the sand was perfect to walk on. Not many people if any where we walked. Saw many seals.

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's part of The National Seashore and exactly what you would expect a Cape Cod ocean beach to be! Picturesque dunes and the Atlantic! Parking is ample but it's best to get there early. There's no charge after Labor Day but the lifeguards are absent as well so you're on your own. Only downside might be the stairs...pretty steep but... More 

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Spring Lake, Michigan
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148 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a busy beach but not overcrowded. There were plenty of restrooms and changing rooms, plus beach showers.

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful beach, Seal watching abounds! An occasional Shark shows up. Not a beach for children to swim in. Crowds! Good snack shack. Nice Bathrooms. Friendly Rangers. Nice day @ the beach!

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