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Great walking beach at low tide

Long Sands is a great beach, especially at low tide when it seems to be a mile wide (when it's high... read more

Reviewed yesterday
NHjo
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Rye, New Hampshire
Any time of year a Beautiful Beach

I have been visiting this beach since I was a young child. Safe to safe many years. My wife and I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard M
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Royalston, Massachusetts
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“long sands” (66 reviews)
“nubble light” (24 reviews)
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York Beach, York, ME
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Reviewed yesterday

Long Sands is a great beach, especially at low tide when it seems to be a mile wide (when it's high tide, it's more like a sliver of beach). You can see Nubble Point Lighthouse from the lower half of the beach.

Thank NHjo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this beach since I was a young child. Safe to safe many years. My wife and I visit often all times of year. We were there last weekend in Feb on a fairly warm day and I finally decided to write...More

1  Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nubble light is a landmark. Most photo graft light house. Benches to sit onto take in the view. Ice cream stand and Fox’s restaurant excellent near by. Bathroom facilitates and a gift shop on site. Children enjoy walking the hugh rocks. Christmas 🎄 time the...More

Thank Emily C
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Plenty of room on the beach. Clean beach relaxing and fun time. Parking could be an issue if you get there late morning

Thank Fred S
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a great place. The beach is so deep and smooth. We were there in October, but I can imagine it's pretty busy in the summer. Parking is somewhat limited. I'd recommend coming here to take in the views and colors at sunset, even...More

Thank turbotrevor
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Love this beach off season. Quiet, beautiful,and terrific for taking a walk. Love the sound of the waves and flat beach. Can surf easily or just watch others surf. Relaxing place to have a picnic or let the kids run free.

Thank M S
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I'm sure it's probably crowded in summer but our autumn visit was wonderful. The water was clear and turquoise blue and the sand was nice and packed for walking or just sitting in your beach chair and soaking up the rays! Nothing fancy around it,...More

Thank Hollyreubens
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Beautiful beach with family friendly activities. Loved the houses along the shore. Reminded me of some movies I've seen in an era gone by. Lovely, picturesque area!

Thank Slick5276
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This beach is an experience like no other. It seems to change personality throughout the day as the winds and tides change. Extremely relaxing, or exciting exploration, it accommodates both tasts.

Thank Jason C
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Blast from the past. It's amazing that all the homes that line the beach street have remained the same. WAG ( worth a gander).

Thank B7200FGkarenm
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CharlotteRyan16
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katyrose17
13 September 2016|
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Nope. From what I remember, there has been a caretaker, historically (as recently as the late 1980s), but now there is a grounds keeper (who rows to the lighthouse). Views of the Nubble are well documented online.
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