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Address: Kennebunk, ME 04043

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Great Beach for Walks!

Gooch's Beach is great for long walks. From the start at the Seaside Inn down to the turn at the condos is a half mile, so a round trip is a good airing out! You can walk on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
Gerry G
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Newington, CT
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Newington, CT
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Gooch's Beach is great for long walks. From the start at the Seaside Inn down to the turn at the condos is a half mile, so a round trip is a good airing out! You can walk on the sand or on the sidewalk. Lots of benches to admire the view. You will be joined by other walkers, lots of... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a beautiful stretch of beach and if you stay at the Seaside Inn, you can stay right on it! Too many dogs but we loved it.

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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I was staying at the Nonantum Resort. It was a brief stay, and to be on the beech at the sunset time was in my mind. Time was very short and to go to Gooch's Beach and comeback was not possible. With information from the resort I come to know that a part or region of the Gooch's Beech is... More 

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We have been going to Kennebunk for the past 30 years. Gooch's Beach is our favorite place to sit and relax. Since we usually stay at the Seaside Inn, we only have to walk the path down to the beach, but there is public parking all along the beach. There is a kiosk where parking passes can be purchased during... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

There were a lot of dog walkers and all the dogs were well behaved. The beach was lovely and the people were friendly. We can't wait to return!!!!

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Beach Haven, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I stopped by because I was missing my dog and got to pet two while I was there! Made me so happy! and the beach walk was very nice and peaceful

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Thank Amy W
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Kennebunk as the Summer was coming to a close and spent almost our entire vacation here. This is the best beach, in our opinion in Kennebunk, especially if you have kids. We went to Orchard Beach and I felt like I was at the Jersey Shore and far too many people were there and the water is... More 

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Thank Shelby S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We enjoyed walking along the beach in the morning and evenings with the cool ocean breeze. All the dogs walking and playing with their owners is a great sight. The views are wonderful. You can just site in the sand and relax!!

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Thank Dan G
massachusetts
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Visited here in August. Beach is large when tide is low but once the tide comes in there is no beach. People have to pick up and move frequently until they are up against the beach wall and actually sit on the sidewalk once the beach is gone. It costs $20 to park at the beach if you are lucky... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The beach is wonderful. Went at high tide and slowly watched the tide change. Very clean and a nice place to walk and collect stones and shells. It was a wonderful afternoon.

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