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Bethany Beach Boardwalk

Address: Garfield Parkway & Oceanfront, Bethany Beach, DE
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
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Type: Trails, Outdoor Activities
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
St. Catharines, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Really nice boardwalk but a little cool on the beach but stayed another day and the weather was perfect!

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Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Bethany is a great , low key spot to enjoy the beach. We typically go in September or October when the weather is still great and the crowds are gone. The shops are pretty much touristity stuff with restaurants serving good, beach fare. People are very friendly and the vibe is pure chill. Love it!

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
33 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This beach and shopping is much smaller than Rehoboth Beach. I really like it. The stores are more to my liking. I visited the day after Columbus Day. It was drizzling and pretty empty. The beach area is very clean. I will definitely go back.

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Bethany Beach
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

For those looking for a great beach experience without the hassle or overly graphic posters and t-shirts, the Quiet Resort is the place for you. A relatively short boardwalk fronts the downtown area and provides access to the storefronts, restaurants, and beach along it's length. The main street of BB (Garfield Parkway) is undergoing renovation, widening and updating for bike... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Beach boardwalk is a lovely stroll. Buildings near the boardwalk are nicely done and pleasing to the eye. Unlike other shore boardwalks with absence of clutter, no "yucky" commercialism.

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West Grove, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Bethany Beach boardwalk is a great place for kids to enjoy and the bands that are there every weekend provide entertainment for both young and old - we always get ice cream right there and sit and watch the people

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Red Lion, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Love this boardwalk! Size is much more manageable than OC Boardwalk! It has wonderful little shops and great choices for food. Great option for someone wanting less walking.

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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16 reviews 16 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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