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Misquamicut State Beach

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Address: 257 Atlantic Ave, Misquamicut, Westerly, RI 02891-4300
Phone Number: +1 401-596-9097
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Rhode Island's largest and most popular beach will be handicap accessible.

Rhode Island's largest and most popular beach will be handicap accessible.

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Great place to spend the day!

Family of 3 traveled to Mystic Aquarium from NY. Once there, we decided to head to the beach. This is by far our favorite beach to attend now! We love it. Next time we will try to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Family of 3 traveled to Mystic Aquarium from NY. Once there, we decided to head to the beach. This is by far our favorite beach to attend now! We love it. Next time we will try to stay closer to the beach and not in Mystic. Great for families and couples. FYI: There is a $20 parking fee at the... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great beach - lots of good sand and plenty of room for everyone to place a blanket. The only downfall is the price to park. You can buy food if you want and there are lots of places to shop and eat nearby walking distance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Kids and families love Misquamicut Beach during the summer months. We absolutely love visiting Misquamicut in late fall and early spring. You can walk the beach for miles or just plant your chair and read your book at a peaceful beach.

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Thank CreativeEliza
Bethlehem, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Plenty of parking and even outhouses if you need after an off season beach walk. Fishermen and a surfer to be seen.

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Thank lynnmbaker
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Love this beach. Beautiful location and relaxing. Just wish people didn't throw cigarettes everywhere.

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Thank Nicole R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I live in CT where Long Island Sound buffers our shores so our beaches are very calm. Misquamicut had actual waves, a view of Block Island (close to the B.I. ferry), a playground, magnetic sand (my kid brought a magnetic toy), beautiful beach. I went off-season where no parking fee, no lifeguards = more relaxed beach goers. There were a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

With the recent October heat wave, Misqaumicut State Beach is a tranquil retreat. The water is surprisingly warm. Great place to walk. Amazing sunset viewing location.

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Harrison, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

One of RIs many beaches - good for sun and fun- plenty of places to stay and plenty of places to eat.

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Best beach around.All of us will be back here when ever we have the chance.Lots of things to do,plenty of places to eat all within walking distance.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We spent the day at the beach with my kids and my parents, and it's a nice long beach, with fun waves and (relatively) warm water. The entranceway is nicely set up with bathroom and ramps and even a playground. The beach itself though is the attraction, with playful waves and warm-for-new-England water.

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