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“Parking Can Be A Problem” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Good Harbor Beach

Good Harbor Beach
Ranked #1 of 52 things to do in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a favorite among Gloucester residents and visitors.
Brookline, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Parking Can Be A Problem”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

During the months of May through September there is no on-street parking. You must use the parking lot which can be difficult to get into and is kind of expensive. Also, they give preference to locals.

Visited October 2012
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Newtown, connecticut
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A beach to visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

Off season, so little tourists here, but a beautiful spot. We were told the water is warm in the summer here, and there is a shuttle from town to bring you here. Looks great for kids.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Jeanne L
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Provo, Utah
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209 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Others call it Good Dog Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

Best to take your dog before May or after Sept 15th but no leash and wonderful size for people and dogs.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Stephanie G
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North Reading, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect beach for waves and tide pool”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Whether you like to jump in the waves or just dip your toes in the water, this beach is one of the best north of Boston. With about a mile of sand, Good Harbor Beach allows plenty of room for beach goers to enjoy the sun and waves. If the water is too cool for you, you can always go over to the right side, where a natural inlet fills up at high tide. The water here is perfect for little kids and those who don't like waves. A snack shop, showers and bathrooms are all available. Parking is typically $20 per car.

Visited July 2012
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Thank PGorms
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Sebastian, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

Being from Florida it is hard to compare the beaches but for a New England Beach it was very nice. With a great view of all the beautiful homes and the water.

Visited September 2012
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Thank KatieCroyle
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