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Address: Oceanfront, Dewey Beach, DE
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Great beach

Dewey is a small strip of land, so the number of people is restricted naturally. Rahoebeth is a 20 minute walk up the beach if you want more company.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania
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Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Dewey is a small strip of land, so the number of people is restricted naturally. Rahoebeth is a 20 minute walk up the beach if you want more company.

Thank JimBenchoff
Williamsport, Maryland, United States
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40 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We drove thru in the winter and not much was open but it seemed as this would be a cute,clean small town for families during in season months.

Thank Laura G
Haiphong, Vietnam
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92 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I am a Delaware resident and I hate to say: I will never come back to this beach town in summer. 1. Finding a parking spot is hard. 2. I tried to find a parking spot without the permit sign, still get a parking ticket. 3. I tried to pay right away ($35), call the police department, the person says... More 

Thank Cuong_Duc_Pham
New Jersey
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371 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We were invited to a Bon Fire on the beach. It was very nice. We need to come back for a swim. See you next summer

Thank saveroom4dessert
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

its a beautiful place to visit! its family friendly and you also have the night life part to. its amazing will be going back soon!

Thank Jane F
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

It's not a great beach. Very little sand left at high tide, hard to walk on. But it is long and clean. People were warm and friendly.

Thank Redgypsy
Washington, DC
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Consistently award-winning ocean beach. Well guarded, safe beach. Dogs are welcome year-round, and in season before 9am and after 5pm.

Thank susaness
Millersville, Maryland
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51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The first two weeks of October are excellent beach time. Few visitors, open shops and the best restaurants are still open

Thank meanbear410
Ellicott City, Maryland
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Dewey was a great beach. It was very clean and well maintained with a good amount of life guards. It's not a very far walk from the start of the beach to the water and waves were pretty tame when went.

Thank Damian D
Slough, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The beach was very close to our hotel so we tried it on day 1. Beach was very quiet and clean, no food or drink available so come organised. Highly recommended.

Thank Rakhee T

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