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Address: Truro, MA

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Best Truro beach

Best beach in Truro in my opinion. We stayed in Truro for a week and tried all the ocean side beaches and this was our favorite. Waves, easy access from parking lots (no steep... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2016
bz007
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Best beach in Truro in my opinion. We stayed in Truro for a week and tried all the ocean side beaches and this was our favorite. Waves, easy access from parking lots (no steep hills), no giant tide pools cutting off the beach (like coast guard).

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

After Labor Day the parking is free and uncrowded. The third weekend in September there was a food truck (but not during the week) with some nice options and not too pricey. The beach itself is a short but steep walk from the lot to the sand. Then along the surf edge there is a small ledge seemingly at all... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Pretty beach, rocky areas to walk through to get to the waves. But tough to walk for older folks at liw tide. The tilt of the land made me wonder if I would need hip surgery after a long walk. Corn Hill is a better bet for walking. Get a weekly pass if you are a renter. If you are... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I can only give this beach an average grade, due to there aren't any bathrooms. The beach is very clean and beautiful. There are not a lot of parking places and there is no room for expansion. It's another best kept secret. Like many cape cod beaches you can walk from beach to beach for miles, without being stopped for... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Say this title three times fast. Lots of parking and beautiful views. The dunes are very nice and the beach itself is not very crowded. Great place for a picnic or to take photos.

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Thank Norjeff2
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

May have just been this time of year but this place was a gem. A bit chilly (48 degrees) but awesome views and super secluded. Like a world of its own.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is one of the most beautiful beaches on Cape Cod! I highly recommend it if you want quiet and beauty!

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Hudson, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

End of September....24c....sun is shining. The ocean is rough and the 'BEWARE OF SHARK" signs are a bit scary. but the beauty of this beach is breathtaking. The dunes, the wind, the surf.Perfect, raw Cape Cod

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McLean, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Our late September visit permitted a quick toe dip into the chilly water as we strolled along this beautiful stretch of beach. Do bring a garbage bag, as we did, to collect some of the plastic bottles that the tide brings in from who knows where. Think of it as your contribution to cleaning the enironment!

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Bolton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

One of the best near Wellfleet/Truro. Secluded with dunes. Easy to bike to and avoid the parking fee. Best entered from North road.

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