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“A bit of heaven on earth.”
Review of Long Beach

Long Beach
Ranked #13 of 56 things to do in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence
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Seattle, Washington
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A bit of heaven on earth.”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

A lovely beach with very clean soft sand. The parking is limited and there are no public bathrooms. There's a sub shop on the corner that has facilities for a purchase of a cold drink. It's mostly family's on the beach and everyone is good about taking out their litter. There is a couple of retired folks that have a pay to park lot that isn't far from the beach and it's much cheaper than the bigger lots.

Visited August 2014
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English first
Pleasant Hill, Tennessee
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A Delightful Walkway”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

The length of the beach is lined with an elevated concrete walkway with excellent handrail. It was fun to feel the ocean breezes, enjoy the sunshine, hear the ocean sounds, and look at each of the cottages along the way. At the far end from the Cape Ann Motel there is a bridge off the beach to a stone island. Very enjoyable. One of the highlights of my trip to Gloucester.

Visited July 2014
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“lovely family beach.....especially good for small kids”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

The people who come here with their families are very respectful of other people enjoying the beach.
The only improvement would be a public rest room and some rubbish barrels.

Visited July 2014
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Albany, New York
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159 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“a hidden gem”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

unlike the "neighboring" beach up the road this one seemed to have a nicer "clientle" it was quaint and the access as well as parking is far better than Good Harbor beach plus the cost to park is less

Visited July 2014
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Holden, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Simply the best beach”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We've been going here for years. We love Wingaersheek and Good Harbor, but there's just something special about Long Beach. Maybe it's the boardwalk where you can walk and dream about spending a summer in one of the cottages, maybe it's the surf…. but probably it's the memories you'll make there.

Visited July 2014
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