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Paine's Creek

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Address: Brewster, MA
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This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for...

This peaceful and scenic inlet has been photographed many times for promotional pieces and postcards featuring Cape Cod.

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Salt Mash and Kayaks for Photographers

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 you can actually rent these kayaks though.

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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257 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Painters love this vista with special sunlight and changing tides. Dogs welcome off season. Beautiful and tranquil.

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New York City, New York
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a great area for families with kids in ages young to early teens. There's lots of crabbing, walking, playing around in the water. A nice area as an alternative to the beach.

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

After reading other reviews I was excited to see the Brewster flats and float along in a tube in this natural "Lazy River." I didn't realize they were mutually exclusive of one another! The beach is beautiful at low tide. You can catch small fish, fiddler crabs, and blue claws in a net but if you want to swim you... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

What I love about Paine's Creek is there isn't much there. Peaceful blend of marsh and sand. Grab ice cream at Kate's come down and enjoy one of the best spots for Sunset anywhere. Believe me I've see a few, Hawaii,Costa Rica, Captiva, California just to name a few.

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Thank James V
New Rochelle, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful way to end your day when in Brewster, MA. Simply sit back and enjoy the sunset day after day... This will certainly relax and open your appetite for a delicious seafood dinner!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Used this as the start of our beach walk (tide out). Nice spot although typically limited for facilities.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

A scenic creek flows through the marsh and out into Cape Cod Bay. This is a nice short walking destination, and a quiet spot.

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Thank Barbb4759
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Lovely up-close-and-personal place to sit in one of the very few parking places and see marsh area, bay and people interacting. Have seen kayaks mounted on racks but don't know specifics. Would not use this beach if I wanted to swim and sunbathe. Parking is just way too unpredictable.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Paines Creek is a beautiful, peaceful place where you can sit and contemplate, be alone in your thoughts or watch and appreciate the natural wonders year round! It is my private sanctuary, I walk through the beach or on the flats depending on the time of day and regain my inner peace...

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