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Local landmark on the bay

Paine's Creek is arguably the best spot in Brewster to see a sunset. Been coming there for years... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Brewster, Massachusetts
Let the suset amaze you

We have been here for sunset at high tide, low tide and everything in between. Get there early to... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
White Plains, New York
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This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for promotional pieces and postcards featuring Cape Cod.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lazy river” (4 reviews)
“cape cod bay” (8 reviews)
“low tide” (19 reviews)
Brewster, MA
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Paine's Creek is arguably the best spot in Brewster to see a sunset. Been coming there for years. The only reason i gave it four instead of five stars is because erosion and winter storms haven't been kind to this spot - so parking can...More

Thank stevenkP128ZV
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have been here for sunset at high tide, low tide and everything in between. Get there early to get a parking space and enjoy the setting sun overtime. Hint: can be buggy!

Thank jtonthego
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped by Paines Creek at high tide, it was nice, scenic, windy and cool so we didn't stay too long but did return the next day at low tide. Surreal. Definitely. Go at low tide. Take your kids and some toys and go. There...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Decided to spend our evening checking out the sunset at Paine's Creek. As other reviewers have said, the parking is very limited. We arrive about an hour before sunset and had no problem finding a spot, but when we left, cars were piled on top...More

1  Thank KMR96
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful beach for families with young children. The shallow inlet allows kids to swim and play safely within site of parents. Nice to walk on in early morning at low tide.

Thank rita_walsh46
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I can't say enough good things about Paine's Creek Beach. Perfect at low tide for shell hunting and sand castle making. Perfect at high tide for swimming and floating through the natural lazy river. Can't wait to go back!!

Thank Mindy L
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Good luck finding a parking place. There are about 12 spots total. Most people who go there live or rent nearby. The fun part is that the water leaves around noon and comes back at high tide around 8. Lots of places for little kids...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

It's so pretty here. There are so many spots that are worthy of painting, it's easy to spend a lot of time here. And happily there are bathrooms just a couple of blocks away along with a sandwich shop, cafe and a few shops. It's...More

Thank MurJD
Reviewed 18 January 2017

One of the best places for your family to see a sunset. Located off route 6a in Brewster,Ma This is a must on your vacation to do list. Plenty of beach for everyone to enjoy.Bring a picnic and a chair.

3  Thank Quake052
Reviewed 6 January 2017

If you are a photographer, this is the bay beach you should come. With a large area of salt mash on one side, and racks of sea kayaks on the other, you got a lot of colors and background to play with. Not sure if...More

1  Thank 879dawnw
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21 July 2016|
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Response from OntTraveler29 | Reviewed this property |
No but in peak season an ice cream truck is in parking lot. There are only 15 parking spaces but still try to go. Beautiful beach with tidal pools.