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Small, beach-side, towns in the Northeastern area of the United States?
I am considering moving to the Northeast of the US and I would like to know if any of you know a good, SMALL, beach-side town... So far, I have come across Ellsworth, Maine and I like it very much but, I would like some more input. THANKS :)
- 10 years agoFavorite Answer
Narragansett, Rhode Island
Bristol, Rhode Island
All have great beaches and none have large populationsSource(s): ..
- I Like StoriesLv 710 years ago
hmmm I wouldn't consider Ellsworth a beach town? The coast of Maine becomes predominately rugged and rocky after you get further down east from Casco Bay (Portland).
For Maine - Old Orchard Beach, Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, Wells and York are what I would consider beach towns. There are other smaller beach "communities", but those aren't towns in my opinion - Biddeford Pool for example.
New Hampshire - Hampton Beach, Seabrook. There are town beaches in places like Rye and N. Hampton, but no services at the beach, such as restaurants, bars etc...
Massachusetts- Newburyport, Ipswich, Rockport, Glochester..........to Cape Cod - every town on the Cape. All of Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard.
Rhode Island -Narragansett, all towns along Block Island Sound from South Kingston to Westerly.
NY - all of the coastal communities on Long Island
New Jersey - the infamous Jersey Shore all seaside towns from Long Beach to Cape May.
- rpf5Lv 710 years ago
Bar Harbor, Maine is nice & worth a visit.