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Bethany Beach Boardwalk

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Address: Garfield Parkway & Oceanfront, Bethany Beach, DE
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Loved the Boardwalk in October!

This was my husband and I's first time at Bethany Beach. We loved how (relatively) quiet it was. The boardwalk was kept clean, which is tough given all of the foot traffic... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my husband and I's first time at Bethany Beach. We loved how (relatively) quiet it was. The boardwalk was kept clean, which is tough given all of the foot traffic. We'll be back - probably with the family!

Thank MsCasualTravelor
Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget about the summer crowds. Visit Bethany Beach off-season, when all the craziness is gone. Lovely little town, charming shops and a delightful boardwalk which is just long enough for a comfortable stroll. The whole area is very well kept, and was decorated for fall, creating a warm, cozy environment. This is the time when beach enthusiasts can really relax.... More 

Thank wendy L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lf you want quiet beach time, this is the place for you. The town is easily walkable, cozy and charming. The beach is restful.

Thank HeleneDC
Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some restaurants on the boardwalk but they seemed extremely expensive. It does not have the diversity that nearby Rehoboth beach boardwalk has.

Thank Brellie
Arnold, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

The boardwalk is small, simple, and clean. I love the bookstore and the cafes nearby. It's a much better boardwalk and area than nearby Ocean City.

Thank Kaitlin S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

October, so many storefront businesses closed already for season. Off season expect most places to have only weekend hours, which limits selections. We really enjoyed the walkway itself, beach access and the sunrise photo ops.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We went there for the Beach Boardwalk. The length is really good. However it is different from Myrtle Beach, too far from the ocean and two many stores.

Thank Yali L
Summit, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Really good boardwalk and beach area. Area has a more upscale feel than Ocean City, MD. Nice shops and friendly people.

Thank Cathy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the quiet laid back atmosphere here. Glad to see pets are allowed. Sad to see irresponsible owners that don't keep them on leashes and allow them to urinate on all the light poles, trash cans ECT. Will ruin it for those that are respectful of the rules.

Thank pmchevy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Though much smaller than Rehobeth or Ocean City boardwalks, this compliments the area well. Great for a nice stroll to view the beach/ocean and get some healthy exercise at the same time.

Thank Thomas1900

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