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Plum Island

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Plum Island, Confluence rivière Merrimac avec l'océan Atlantique, Newburyport, MA
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The best beaach in new england

I have been going there for 16 years.Its the only place I love to go.My family loves it.The beach... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike B
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Cromwell, Connecticut
Perfect beach!

I love the beach. I hate obnoxious tourists. This little hidden gem had very few tourists, and an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marissa B
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach” (4 reviews)
“new england” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Plum Island, Confluence rivière Merrimac avec l'océan Atlantique, Newburyport, MA
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"great beach"
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"new england"
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"the atlantic ocean"
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"ocean front"
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"beautiful area"
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"the parker"
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"off season"
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"the main road"
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"wildlife refuge"
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"parking lot"
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"bird watching"
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"merrimack river"
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"homes"
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"cottage"
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"plum"
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"beaches"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been going there for 16 years.Its the only place I love to go.My family loves it.The beach are beautiful Small crowds. The water is wonderful. Great place for the whole family. Great places to eat mad martha, beachcoma. Country cottage ice crteam and...More

1  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the beach. I hate obnoxious tourists. This little hidden gem had very few tourists, and an inlet. It was amazing! I can't wait for our next beach getaway, because this is where we will go!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely time that I spent here.The sand is very different.You will want to get here as soon as it opens because there is not much parking at the last parking lot all the way down which is where most people want to...More

1  Thank Bmb B
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach to visit and escape the huge crowds. A nice walking beach with a few rocks here and there. Parking close by.

Thank Deborah J
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Kick off your shoes and leave much of the gentrified coast behind. (Doesn't mean beachside is cheap - oceanfront commands $$$$) The town beach is simple and lined with homes so no riff raff of vendors . Crowds are kinda kept at bay as there...More

2  Thank Tobydog67
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Great bar, food, music and atmosphere . Servers and staff are great! If you are on Plum Island you must go.

Thank Melba C
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best parts if being a Senior is the lifetime pass to National Parks. The Plum Island Reservation is a great place to enjoy the beach and wildlife. Especially the birds. We go at least once a week to relax, tan and just...More

3  Thank pblanchette
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful naturist, and birder site... Tranquil and pastoral - but swimming is dangerous...severe undertow. Great for surf fishing (permit required) Roadway changes to dirt half way along, but still great for biking. Stay away: July 1-31 nasty green head flies bite !!! OUCH !!! Their...More

1  Thank BAREFOOTCOUNT
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

We were advised by a friend not to miss a trip to Plum Island, when we visited Newburyport for the first time. We did venture to Plum Island, only to be disappointed at our visit. Most of the island is all private homes, so close...More

1  Thank StormyDaze0929
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our trip to plum island. Went to the Parker memorial wildlife refuge for some beautiful beach views.

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Louise D
25 July 2017|
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Response from LYNN S | Reviewed this property |
not sure. however the neighbor town of Newburyport is very pet friendly.
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