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Good Harbor Beach

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Address: Thatcher Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930
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+1 978-281-9790
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a...

This picturesque curved white-sandy beach with a lazy rolling surf is a favorite among Gloucester residents and visitors.

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Beachbum

Very very expensive. We all split the cost so it was ok. Great beach and lots of sightseeing in the area. Went to Causeway restaurant afterward. Took in tho old man and the sea... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very very expensive. We all split the cost so it was ok. Great beach and lots of sightseeing in the area. Went to Causeway restaurant afterward. Took in tho old man and the sea. Lots of history in Gloucester

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Thank Donna H
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great views.beach clean.great waves.lots of room a great experience so close to many attractions surf was good.

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Thank Charles S
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Good Harbor Beach in the late afternoon/early evening during the late Spring. The beach was smooth and clean, and there were few people visiting at that time. We hoped to be there during low tide, so that we could walk out to the island and climb among the rocks and boulders and explore the tide pools. We loved... More 

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Thank Brenda D
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good Harbor Beach is a jewel. Nice sandy beach that has beautiful vistas. It's a great spot for families.

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Thank 418spencerlee
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Harbor Beach is known for its white sandy beach and clean waters. Best to get there before 9 am in the summer because they will close it to non residents once it gets full. Complete with outside showers and snack bar. Good family/ kid friendly environment. View of Thatcher island in nearby Rockport. Gotta go, surfs up!

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Thank MidniteGambler
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful, relaxing, peaceful beach!! The sunrises are breathtaking. The beach is clean... unpolluted. Just a wonderful place to be!!

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Thank Beth J
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach itself is pristine, couldn't be better or cleaner. The bathrooms and parking area need updating, and you'd at $25 a car to park they'd be in great condition!

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Thank Local01930
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many approaches make the wide beach and its dunes such a confluence of bathers/walkers/surfers with best view out to Atlantic Ocean and islands beyond

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunninly beautiful, spacious beach goes on for miles, with great surf, a calmer kiddie pondish area and bathrooms and showers. Close to beach food and ice cream if the food stand is closed. Parking can fill early in the day. A fantastic beach day slounge or an active beach walk/run anytime

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Thank JamyMadeja
Hanover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Harbor Beach is one of the prettiest beaches in New England. We asked a local lady in Rockport where to spend the day and are so happy she told about this great find. It was a beautiful sunny late-April day; we packed a picnic lunch and enjoyed the day watching dogs frolicking and surfers catching great waves. We can't... More 

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