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Charlestown Town Beach

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Address: 557 Charlestown Beach Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813-1917
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+1 401-364-1222
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 17:00

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Beautiful beach

Would like to visit again when it is not so cold because it seems like it would not be overly crowded even in the summertime.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Walton, Kentucky
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Walton, Kentucky
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Would like to visit again when it is not so cold because it seems like it would not be overly crowded even in the summertime.

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Niskayuna, New York
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We never tire of the RI beaches. Charlestown doesn't have some of the amenities of the others but it's beautiful, clean and the other people on the beach are friendly. Its our favorite!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Love this Beach! Has the most beautiful rocks that you can collect. The beach is just a beautiful beach!!!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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462 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Popular beach for out-of-towners. However, after the crowds have thinned out later in the day this is a fabulous place to see a sunset. Lots of locals flock to the beach and set up a basket of appetizers and drinks. Try not to be too noticeable with the drinks as alcohol is technically not permitted. Sit back and take in... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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148 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This beach is walking distance to where we stayed. Really like it though it gets a bit busy not not crazy busy like some places. The only thing I can say that was a point against it, the bathrooms close early, like around 5 which can be an issue when we bring the kids.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of my family's favorite beaches in New England. The surf is a bit different every day. Even morning to afternoon waves can vary dramatically. The waves break hard a few feet from the shore. As such, you run the risk of being "pummeled" by waves every now and then. The guys who skim board love this beach.... More 

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Delmar,
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Good waves, Del's frozen lemonade, new, clean restrooms - what more could you want? The staff, both in the parking lot and the lifeguards, are friendly and efficient.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I loved this place!!! The channel rushing water out from the marshs meeting with the ocean is the coolest thing to see! I couldn't stop watching it!! you can see the wave rushing in underneath the channel water pushing out. great place to fish and walk the rock. the sand is super fine and silky, and its a great beach... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean and staff so friendly. The sands where white and the water had those beautiful blues going. I also like that I could go to my car without walking far and they offered plenty of changing houses that where big enough if you had children to change as well. I was very impressed with this beach and I... More 

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Love this town beach! A short walk from parking and bathrooms, but the beach is beautiful. Family friendly environment.

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