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Lewes Beach

Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
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Ranked #4 of 22 Attractions in Lewes
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: In addition to the State Park beaches, Lewes has 2 beaches--Beach 1 & Beach 2 .  One of the beaches is located just behind the Dairy Queen at the... more »
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Newark, Delaware
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89 reviews 89 reviews
27 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Lewes is THE place on the Delaware sea shore, a very cute and historic town, good restaurants and, most importantly, Cape Henlopen Park, a wonderfully natural beach park.

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Montoursville, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Lewes, is a small historical town with so much to offer. Great clean, white sand beaches, bath house (with shower's) not as crowded as the main beach in town. You can take the ferry from their over to Cape May, NJ. Their is a lot of neat shop's in town. And they also hold antiques shows on the grounds. Several... More

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Lewes, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Enjoy that you can pull right up to a meter at the beach, which cuts down on all the walking. There are bathrooms and a Dairy Queen there. It is hard to find a space to park and it does cost.

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Montpelier, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The beach was so clean and pretty.... soft sand, nice breezes and large enough that we had distance between families.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very relaxing, calm, and not the least bit crowded. It really is the perfect beach for a family with young children. Our 2 year old had a great time, and we had no safety concerns for him. We stayed in the Port Lewes townhome community, and were steps away from the beach. The town of Lewes is also very charming,... More

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Williamstown
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57 reviews 57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Free small to mid-size beach with calm water. Great for swimming or watching boats on the water. Bay beach with no crashing waves. Metered parking or pay parking lot. Sand gets very hot so water shoes or flip flops recommended. There is a bath house nearby. Lovely local beach.

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Mississauga, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

If you drive to the beach be prepared to pay a small parking fee, if you walk it's free. Nice beach, if your there on the weekend come early.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a great little beach - actually bigger than I remembered. It isn't loud and crowded like Rehobeth and the water is flat calm which makes it much better for swimming, especially for people who aren't comfortable with crashing waves. There's a Dairy Queen across the street and the best ice-cream ever just down the road in the old... More

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Croydon, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

we spent two days at the beach. the first was in an area without lifeguards, it was nice and relaxing. the second was in the more populated area, still, despite the crowds, this was a relaxing beach!

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Newark, Delaware
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

They are lacking many parking spots. The lifeguards here are very friendly. The beach is accessible to Dairy Queen.

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