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“Great Place for Sunset”
Review of Race Point Beach

Race Point Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great Place for Sunset”
Reviewed July 13, 2014

We located Race Point Beach via reviews from Tripadvisor and the reviews did not lie. This is an excellent location for an awesome sunset. Pack a picnic and head out for a fantastic view. You will have to hike just a bit over the dunes but nothing too strenuous.

Visited July 2014
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Quincy, Massachusetts
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“Clean and So Very Refreshing”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

We always either take our raft over from the marina or the past couple of summers we have taken our friends boat and anchored off the beach and taken the rafts in to sun bath. The beach is so clean and we set up a small grill and cook or take sandwiches and hang out.
We swim for a long time. This past weekend before the Hurricane hit we enjoyed the beach. My husband fishes off the sand bar and we did clams.There were 4 seals swimming around when we were hanging on the hook enjoying some sauvignon blanc. Perfect spot.

Visited July 2014
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Virginia Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Long walk to oceanfront, gorgeous beach”
Reviewed July 10, 2014

Went on Wednesday am but was so windy and water too cold (57) that after the long walk from the parking lot to the oceanfront we turned around and went to Herring Cove beach. Race Point is beautiful and we will return on a less windy day to enjoy it.

Visited July 2014
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Park City, UT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful Beach”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

It's a longer walk from your car than Herring Cove, but no big deal if you're able. It's downhill from the parking lot, so it's uphill coming back. The tides make a difference here, so the beach & water experience is diverse. It's a popular beach, but it's not overcrowded and commercialized like Nauset Beach in Orleans. It's part of the National Seashore, so if you have a National Park card, it works here for the parking fee. Otherwise it's $15 to park a car - money well spent for this National Treasure.

Visited July 2014
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New York City, New York
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“Seals and foxes spotting!”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

The water was too cold to swim in and the weather was a bit windy and chilly to sunbath, but seeing the seals in the water and the foxes in the grass near the life saving station was well worth the stop.

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