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Lewes Beach

Bayview Avenue, Lewes, DE
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Ranked #4 of 14 Attractions in Lewes
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Newark, Delaware
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94 reviews 94 reviews
27 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
4 helpful votes 4 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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