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Tales Of The Tape: Best Fourth Of July Beach Activity

Fourth Of July Is This Weekend, and what better way to kick off the holiday by picking out our favorite beach activity.

There are A TON of games and activities to do on the beach, but we’ve picked out our top two favorite activities: Bocce Ball & Ladder Golf.

See which beach activity wins our latest “Tales Of The Tape!”

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Bocce Ball
Ladder Golf
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Courtesy of Laddergolf.com
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Caesars Palace)
Courtesy of Laddergolf.com
Cost
Winner Depending on the quality of balls, the bocce ball set can range from $20 all the way up to $150!
The average price of a Ladder Golf set is around $60, and the prices can go even higher.
Build It Yourself
Winner You can use other types of balls and play the same type of game.
It'll take a few supplies to get at a store and time to build the ladder and rope with balls on the end.
Difficulty of Play
Winner Playing Bocce is easy to learn. Basically get your ball closest to 'the jack' without touching it and closer than who you are playing with.
Rules are similar to corn hole and might take some time getting the hang of throwing the ropes, aka bolas.
Age Limit
Winner Anyone can play, but adults will be better.
Winner Anyone can play, but adults will be better.
Losing Equitpment
It's easy to lose bocce balls in the ocean based on the gradual slide from shore to ocean, so watch out!
Winner Not too hard to retrieve bolas or ladder.
Overall Beach Fun
Winner It'll keep you and your friends occupied for a good hour.
Winner It'll keep you and your friends occupied for a good hour.

The Winner Is

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Winner Bocce Ball
5 out of 6

Bocce Ball!

Even though ladder golf is fun, the inexpensive cost of the game and learning curve gives bocce ball the edge this year.

What's your favorite beach activity?

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