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Bethany Beach Boardwalk

Garfield Parkway & Oceanfront, Bethany Beach, DE
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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a classic "Prey on the Tourists", Civil Rights Violating, Local Yokel cops wet dream! The local merchants need to wise up and fire the local police chief and the mayor and elect some Tourist friendly CIVIL servants. As far as the Boardwalk is concerned it's not really a boardwalk at all. It more of a strip mall leading... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Small, quaint, quiet, family beach resort. Lots of shops and food. Check out Sandy Toz shop. Every month she has specials. She had 50percent off clothing and apparel. $1.00 jewlery items. Weekend concerts. Movie night on the beach. The boardwalk can get congested and crowded in prime season. Great downtown area with walking and bike paths to get to downtown... More

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Newark, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It is a quaint boardwalk but very busy and crowded. Lots of shops, ice cream and fudge. There is a nice book store and certainly many beach supply shops. There is music from time to time but it is so crowded it can be hard moving around.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Loved the boardwalk. A nice break from the activity of nearby Rehoboth beach. Loved the morning exercise classes on the boardwalk, beach and bandstand area. Great boardwalk for an early morning walk!

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Orange Park, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

You have to experience it before I say anything about it. They have numerous bands or entertainment on the weekends. This is a boardwalk for families. If you want to see America and all of its glory go to Ocean City. It is hard to explain but I like Bethany Beach. This is a quiet and quaint little area of... More

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Ocean View, Delaware
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Feels very safe and secure when walking or visiting the shops on the Bethany Boardwalk. Can become crowded at times, but not a rush along or annoying crowd.

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Ocean View, Delaware
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I've been frequenting this boardwalk since 2002. I avoid it during the summer, but even then it's much more tolerable and peaceful than OC or Rehoboth...a lot less crime too. I enjoy fall and winter walks here, and during the spring (April) I will never miss out on running in the Bunny Palooza race! This boardwalk is awesome--glad to live... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Bethany Beach's boardwalk is a very pleasant place to while away a few hours. Some nice opportunities to shop and some very good restaurants within walking distance. Not quite as big or number of shops as Rehoboth. But as in any seaside community in Delaware, bring a pocket full of quarters, because parking spots are hard to find and when... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
24 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Bethany Beach downtown area and boardwalk is filled with cool stores (Fish Tails for clothing and toys, Bethany Beach Books, Kites, Tails and Toys, and a myriad of other clothing, toy, and knick knack shops) Restauarants (we like Baja Beach Grill for breakfast, Somerhouse, ), Beach Food (Fisher's Popcorn, Candy Kitchen, Grottos Pizza, Dickey's Frozen Custard, Kohr Bros. Frozen... More

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Syracuse, NY
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115 reviews 115 reviews
11 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very much a family oriented boardwalk, it is indeed small. Some of the shops though are quite cute and you have enough food choices to satisfy the tourists gotta haves- fries, ice cream etc. The police are very visible in the entire town, they are vigilant for parking. We paid the pay station and had no problems, $1.50 an hour... More

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