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Bethany Beach

Address: Bethany Beach, DE
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Activities: Swimming, Walking
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Activities: Swimming, Walking

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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Parking can be a bit tough but I would recommend parking on Kent Avenue or one of the side streets without meters and walking. Our family loves the family friendly vibe of Bethany without all the overwintering commercialism and honky-tonk of many NJ, MD and even other DE beaches.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Beach was cool for a few days and then Friday really warmed up! Cleanest beach in Delaware.Ocean too was quite cold to swim but did wade in it. I'd go a little earlier in September to fully appreciate the beach,but we did enjoy the spaciousness.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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91 reviews 91 reviews
27 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A lovely small town, on the ocean, safe to let children wander on their own. Many small shops, some opened all winter, more each year. Mile long Boardwalk with more shops. Great vacation site. In summer, bustling with attractions. Entertainment on the center Boardwalk stage many nights of the week, bands, singers, dancers, a great variety. Bonfires sponsored by the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Bethany is such a great a place to visit. There are so many choices. Plenty of restaurants and things to do. It's a quiet resort with friendly people. Loved it so much we bought a house here. It's a great community all year around.

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Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Bethany Beach is picture perfect for those who like a small town feel. There are several great restaurants in Bethany, and outlets are not far for those who like to shop. Beach is beautiful. Stroll on boardwalk is a must.

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

Sand is clean, boardwalk is nice. Businesses near beach pleasing to look at. Homes architectually attractive.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This beach isn't natural, which I found out after getting there. It is man made, what that means for visitors is that the sand is steep down to the ocean, and the ocean gets deeper faster than many other beaches. Also the ocean water is very cold, maybe its just because I usually go to southern beaches. But it was... More 

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Huntington, New York
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10 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have been going to Bethany Beach for about 22 years now and we find it to be a great beach for family and friends.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Even though we are down here off season, there is still plenty of things to do and see. Beach is always clean, and police presence is always there! Great family area!!!

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

Location is great--right off boardwalk. Parking though, is difficult to find. Parking near boardwalk before Sept 15 is max 2 hrs and then you must purchase more time (I believe we paid $3.50 for 2 hrs). Beach itself was wonderful--after all--it is the beach!

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