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“Peaceful”

Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)
Ranked #3 of 27 things to do in Middletown
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: One of Newport's most popular beaches.
Middletown, Rhode Island
1 review
“Peaceful”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

The solitude of the winter. The beach has a wide open feel to it and is a perfect place to walk. One needs to dress warmly because the wind is generally strong off the ocean. It's also a great place to bird watch especially this time of year. If you have plenty of time, a walk around Sachuest Wildlife Preserve is a must. It's connected to Second Beach.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Best beach for walking”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is one of my favorite beaches to walk and explore. Great place to find shells and sea glass. Beautiful views of the surrounding coastline and the bird sanctuary. This place is overcrowded during the summer season and parking is a challenge.

Visited December 2012
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New york
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208 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Breakfast”
Reviewed October 13, 2012

We left Newport with breakfast from a donut shop and sat on the rocks sipping coffee and enjoying the view. Went for a walk on the beach - there was quite a bit seaweed that had washed up and some areas of the sand were very squishy and you sunk into the muck. We were not prepared for that, but it was a nice beach if you stayed a bit away from the water.

Visited September 2012
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Providence, RI
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104 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Rather secluded”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

There was nothing which stood out for us at Second Beach. If you want to avoid the big crowds and traffic associated with the larger beaches then this is the spot for you. Off the beaten path.

Visited July 2012
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Connecticut
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Skip the Beach Crowds”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Forget Misquamicutt. Second beach offers the same ocean, none of the crowds, cheaper parking and a ten minute drive to downtown Newport.

Visited August 2012
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