• Consider the best beach in all of Massachusetts, Singing Beach in Manchester-by-the-Sea is so named because of the sound of the sand beneath your feet. Due to the high quartz content of the sand, the "singing" ranges from a low squeak to a high-pitched squeal.
• On Cape Cod, Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, MA usually makes the Top Ten list of best beaches in the nation. The beach is where the Mayflower first sighted land on November 9, 1620.
Cape Cod National Seashore - This swimming and water sports lovers' paradise boasts 43,604 acres of shoreline and forty-mile long stretch of sandy beach. Check out the downloadable Beach Guide in PDF format for more information on activities and fees, safety tips.
Martha's Vineyard Online - Beaches - Click on the map for almost 20 of the island's private and popular public beaches, some with links to further information, and including Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven and West Tisbury areas.
Beaches and Lighthouses in Gloucester, MA - Get overviews with driving directions to Good Harbor Beach, Wingaersheek Creek, and Stage Fort Park, with FAQ's and general visitor info to this historic town and the oldest port city in the USA.