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Beaches & Water Activities
Whether you want to swim, scuba dive, or simply soak in your surroundings, Back Beach in Rockport is perfect for your family vacation.
Named for the color of its sands, Manchester-by-the-Sea’s Black Beach is a lovely spot located on one side of Crow Island Peninsula.
Beverly’s Brackenbury Beach is a small sandy strip of shore known for its sands with unusual magnetic properties.
Cape Hedge Beach: a little slice of solitude in the heart of Rockport.
Chebacco Lake is a 209-acre “great pond” located in Essex and Hamilton that is extremely popular for swimming, fishing, and boating alike.
Collins Cove Beach is the centerpiece of Salem’s Collins Cove neighborhood, and is a great place to picnic, swim at high tide, or just relax.
Enjoy a day of summer fun at Crane Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the North Shore.
Located on the western edge of Gloucester’s Stage Fort Park, Cressy Beach overlooks Gloucester Harbor making it a great spot for relaxing, soaking up the sun, and taking in the sights.