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Long Sands Beach

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Address: York Beach, York, ME

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winter surfers

we have stayed in York 3 times in the winter months and there have been people surfing on long sands beach each time. They seemed to be having fun and one time they were using a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Canton,ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we have stayed in York 3 times in the winter months and there have been people surfing on long sands beach each time. They seemed to be having fun and one time they were using a drone to film thier ride.

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Ashland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large flat beach, you will see people flying kites, throwing Frisbees, walking, surfing, sunning and who knows, you might even see me with my metal detector.

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the lighthouse is not open to the public, the views are out of this world. The pounding surf, lighthouse, and the view is worth the trip.

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Thank Senioronabudget
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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.

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Terrebonne, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Shirley
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Victoria L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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