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Peaceful, raw, authentic beach

We were lucky with the weather, allowing for a longer walk. Stunning beach, peaceful, calming, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
C-Z-1982
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Reno, Nevada
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Sensational Sunset

Herring Cove Beach provides warmer and calmer water. It is on Cape Cod Bay. Parking, concessions... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
drbrds22
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Orlando, Florida
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Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky with the weather, allowing for a longer walk. Stunning beach, peaceful, calming, and in November not busy. Great think to do off season.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C-Z-1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Herring Cove Beach provides warmer and calmer water. It is on Cape Cod Bay. Parking, concessions, showers and restrooms are available. You will have great views including the lighthouse.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank drbrds22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a very hot and sunny day in August, I dropped my wife and kids there. There is not much shadow there so I would have been burned alive. They came back with stories about a fantastic beach with good facilities and friendly people. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Henk58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of the sunset and close by Provincetown. Race Point might be nice as well. Even in the off-season in the high winds it was still a beautiful sunset

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jimkler
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Clearly a huge amount of erosion had recently taken place. Very few people about, those that were mainly had dogs. Plenty of wintering ducks also some grebes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank halilley
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This beach is amazing, always windy and that means sail boarding, fun to watch. If your lucky you’ll see a whale or two.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oldblue1
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Our annual Oct. trip to the cape includes a picnic lunch here to enjoy the sun, walk on the beach and meet people from all over. The parking area on the north side is undergoing reconstruction, so it is limited at this time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BARRY C
Reviewed 11 October 2018

End of season for a few weeks the flies make beach-going difficult if you want to stay for long. That's just part of nature.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This time of year the beach is very low key, but a bit more crowded because of the holiday weekend. The parking lot has taken a big hit from the March 2018 storms. Lots of sea, sun and sand, nothing fancy. Gorgeous for quiet each...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The parking lot had a lot of damage, probably from storms/erosion, but the beach was a great place to just walk. We were there at low tide, so it was very expansive.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon D
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PeterJRobs
24 July 2017|
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Response from marinho2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can park for free or also take a ride by bike. It's about 20 min by bike from downtown.
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Tina S
11 June 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see the whales up close is to go to Provincetown and take a whale watching trip from MacMillan Wharf. Nantucket is an island about 30 miles out of Hyannis. The Cape and Island Steamship Authority has ships... More
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Monica J
3 March 2017|
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Response from s jason m | Reviewed this property |
There is a dog friendly beach in P-Town on the west end.
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