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Long Sands Beach

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Address: York Beach, York, ME

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Nubble Lighthouse, A must see!!!

One of a few lighthouses we saw that weekend, this is a no-brainer stop. Beautiful view on a nice day. Nice gift shop also.

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Craig C
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

One of a few lighthouses we saw that weekend, this is a no-brainer stop. Beautiful view on a nice day. Nice gift shop also.

Thank Craig C
Terrebonne, Canada
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great to walk on at low tide. Sand is hard. It's an easy walk. Most of it is not accessible at high tide.

Thank southguy
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is one of the largest stretches of sandy beaches in the area. Lots of room to bring your beach toys or walk along the rocks and seach for star fish and crabs. Parking is along the beach and goes quickly. Get there early. Enjoy the surfers and bring your boogie board.

Thank Victoria L
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nubble Lighthouse is a must see if your at the beach there.Long Sands is a beautiful beach to walk and Short Sands as well and it is closer to the little town of York

Thank Rockinray1153
Utica, New York
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Beautiful beach... great place to do some beachcombing just after low tide. The sands go on for many hundreds of yards and it's a very deep beach. Lots of great views, easy to spend more than a hour or two just enjoying the peacefulness of the sea.

Thank RonL40
New York City, New York
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199 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

My partner and I braved the misty weather to walk the beach from end to end, twice, in less than thirty six hours. Sunrise is hushed and beautiful and makes me wonder how it is that I might never live in York full time. That kind of gorgeous.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Beautiful long beach to enjoy the simple pleasures of life - walking the beach, listening to the sound of the ocean waves, surfing in the Atlantic, or just relaxing in he sun.

Thank Wayne K
Salem, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great beach during low tide. During hide tide there is a very minimal beach and people have to camp out on rocks.

Thank Nhmom6421
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for families or couples to visit while in the area. Great ocean views and great beach. Lots of beach for play or whatever. Also, don't miss the sunrise here over the ocean. It is simply AWESOME 😊

Thank Tim F
New Port Richey, Florida
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Visited many times. Clean, esthetic, family oriented. Good walking on beach or side walks. Town is quaint with many well kept homes and cottages. Would recommend to all. Can walk downtown to shops , food and atmosphere.

Thank Steve K

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