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Address: Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE

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Delaware Bay - Wonderful for Children

Lewes Beach has a mild surf and is perfect for families with children. The paid parking lot fills up quickly so plan to get to the beach early. Restrooms with showers are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lewes Beach has a mild surf and is perfect for families with children. The paid parking lot fills up quickly so plan to get to the beach early. Restrooms with showers are provided but beware they are old and there is usually a line for the shower. Dairy Queen is a short walk away when you get hungry.

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the perfect beach for families with young children as it is on the Bay so the water isn't rough. You do have to pay for parking. There is a Dairy Queen a block away so that is very popular! Other choice is to pay to go further down to Cape Henlopen State Park, especially if you want to... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Good beach at the mouth of Delaware Bay Remenants of a WW2 coast watch tower, as well as miles of beach, much calmer on the bay side the the rough surf on the ocean. The horseshoe crab capital of the world. The weird prehistoric beasts recently have caught the interest of scientists for possible medical applications.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Family oriented clean beach - bay side. I take my granddaughter who is 4 there because there are gentle waves and very long gradual drop off.

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lewes Beach is a great place to spend the day. Beautiful area. Safe and clean. Great for the family. Nice beach for long walks or a run.

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Lewes, Delaware, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a great place to park and relax and enjoy the Delaware Bay. You can watch the ferry come and go or just enjoy the sun and sand. It has always been a great beach to take the kids because you dont have to worry about the big waves and undertow.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Lewes Beach is a great place to spend the day! My family and I love the ocean, and Lewes Beach is perfect... Plenty of sand for everyone, lifeguards, plenty of FLUSH toilets, Hot Showers, and even a concession stand if you don't feel like packing your lunch! There is a small State Park Fee per car, but totally worth it... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Why pay to go to the Ocean beach (or wait in the long traffic line). Lewes Beach has nice soft sand, clean water and lots of space to relax on your own.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I know it's only once a year, but these races are so much fun. A fundraiser for charity, various local businesses and groups form rowing teams to race these slim two-paddler-wide boats down the canal in Lewes. The boats have a team of rowers, a steer person in the back and a person drumming the rowing beat on a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We went late in the day on a Saturday afternoon in September and had a great day. It was a bit cold but we still had a wonderful relaxing day. There were only about 100 people on the beach near the Dairy Queen, it was a two block walk from our bed and breakfast. Bathrooms were nearby and the beach... More 

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