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Herring Cove Beach

Provincetown, MA
+1 866-355-3260
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Best place to watch the sunset!

Don’t tell anyone! But herring cove is the best place in the world to watch the sunset. Arrive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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Herring Cove Beach

Went here during winter in January. Was my husband and I's first time visiting. We did not swim... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deltona, Florida
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Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Provincetown, MA
+1 866-355-3260
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t tell anyone! But herring cove is the best place in the world to watch the sunset. Arrive right before, sit in your car and enjoy an amazing sunset like you’ve never seen before. A local told us about this spot and they were so...More

Thank bennywilson586
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here during winter in January. Was my husband and I's first time visiting. We did not swim obviously. It was very cold and windy out making sand get in your eyes lol. Had lots of sand dunes, pretty beach, very clean. restrooms in parking...More

Thank elizabeth12285
Reviewed 6 December 2017

So I loved the beach, went swimming here way back when in 2009 with then beau. Was dumped by the boyfriend and left stranded here. Well, not really, I took a boat back to Boston and a train back to Connecticut. When loves hit me...More

Thank katsalmond888888
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean beach. We visited in November and the water was somewhat warm - warm enough to dip our feet in. Sand is clean with some pebbles/seashells. The parking lot is convenient. The comfort stations were closed for the season but we were...More

Thank agatkarumprecht
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We sat on the beach and watched the sunset here after a day of shopping and eating in P'town. Its a spot we've watched sunsets from before. A great way to end a day trip to Provincetown. Don't miss it.

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you're a romantic who loves the sound of ocean waves, the smell of sea water, and beautiful sunsets, Herring Cove Beach is the place for you.

Thank Melvin T
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great beach with a Hot dog house, bathrooms and lots of parking. Always so clean. We love this beach. The local bus brings you and all your beach stuff right to the beach. Being in the COVE no worry of sharks as RACE POINT sometimes...More

Thank servicefoodie
Reviewed 12 October 2017

One of my favorite beaches! Love the peace and quiet and lack of crowds. Love not having people all over "my" blanket

Thank jharley5505
Reviewed 11 October 2017

You know you've reached the end of Cape Cod when you enter the Provincelands and go to Herring Cove Beach. All Cape Cod beaches are beautiful and all are 5 star. A Cape Cod beach is a magical place to be. Even more special when...More

Thank capecodlobstahlovah
Reviewed 11 October 2017

beautiful crystal clear waters, not crowded, easy to get too, plenty of parking, great clean facilities- wonderful fresh food concession- In season bands and bonfires

Thank Shelley S
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23 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.
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
Monica J
2 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.