Misquamicut State Beach
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257 Atlantic Ave. Westerly RI
The first beach New Yorkers hit when they cross the Rhode Island border, so it funnels a lot of daytrippers off I-95. With parking for 2,100 cars, its half-mile stretch can be packed on holiday weekends; the club scene attracts crowds in the evenings.