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Address: Bethany Beach, DE
Activities: Swimming, Walking

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Low keyed paradise

We love Bethany Beach. It's small enough to get to know quickly, and has a nice quiet off-season. The excellent restaurants and attractions are hopping in the main season, and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Baltimore
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Baltimore
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We love Bethany Beach. It's small enough to get to know quickly, and has a nice quiet off-season. The excellent restaurants and attractions are hopping in the main season, and the shops are becoming more upscale every year. Look into the nature centers and the natural paths that abound in the area. They are amazing! The beach is superb! You... More 

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Love the town, Beaches are wonderful. great for family. Most places in town closes at 10pm. Great to get up for morning sunrise.

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Seaford, Delaware
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The little town of Bethany, Delaware is on the East coast between Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and Ocean City, Maryland. Bethany has one of the cleanest resort towns and a delightful boardwalk and beach. Center stage on the boardwalk is a bandstand with entertainment most every night. All the little shops on the boardwalk, main street and the side streets are... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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107 reviews 107 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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 via mobile

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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