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Skaket Beach

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Address: Skaket Beach Street, Orleans, MA

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A great family beach

A great beach for young families especially at lower tides. Kids love it. It is a lot of fun to walk the flats and check out the little crabs.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dennis G
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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Orleans, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great beach for young families especially at lower tides. Kids love it. It is a lot of fun to walk the flats and check out the little crabs.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come early to find a nice spot to watch the sunset and fireworks from town of Orlean for 7/4 celebration (actual date can vary year to year). Coming earlier is helpful to find a closer street parking with policemen around directing the traffic.

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South Salem, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time ever for a January sunset ... it was cold, however. Not like August. You will NEVER be disappointed !!! It's very popular at any time of the year ...just make sure you are in place well prior to sunset. Well worth any effort to get there.

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Milford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beach was recommended to me specifically for the sunsets. One time there was a steel drum band playing there. That was pretty cool.

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NYC
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

When my husband and I went to Rock Harbor today to see the sunset, we were blocked by construction. Having caught an enticing glimpse of what was sure to be a spectacular sunset, we raced over to Skaket Beach (never exceeding the speed limit of course!) and caught one of the most exquisite sunsets I've ever seen. We've always enjoyed... More 

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A great place to bring your children. When the tide is out you can spend hours investigating the tidal pools. Little fish, hermit crabs ,etc. keep the little ones entertained for hours,even on a cloudy day. Great swimming too when the tide is in. There is also a great snack bar for lunch.

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Ludlow, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is probably the best place to enjoy a cape sunset (I think it's better than Race Point). You have a great view of the sunset over Cape Cod Bay.

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Orleans, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love to take friends here on low tide to walk way out on the 'flats'. See all kinds of fish life, oyster beds and easy walking. Amazing for sunsets too.

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Orleans, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This beach is great for children and all who want to float in warm water. It has the best sunsets. The snack bar, public rest rooms & easy parking make it easy to enjoy.

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Albany, New York
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A wonderful beach that is fun to explore at high or low tides. It's also a good beach if you have little ones.

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