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Bethany Beach Boardwalk

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Address: Garfield Parkway & Oceanfront, Bethany Beach, DE
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful

Loved the boardwalk. Just beautiful. I love the old world charm it had to it. I thought it could be out of a picture from the 1920-1930. Just beauitful charm.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the boardwalk. Just beautiful. I love the old world charm it had to it. I thought it could be out of a picture from the 1920-1930. Just beauitful charm.

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Thank Bethany M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful somewhat quieter beach. The boardwalk is great and leads to a number of shops and restaurants. It felt like Rehoboth's smaller and more charming sister. Parking is a bit difficult but is available in places and on certain locations roadside.

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Thank John W
Burke, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

This walk provides the Bethany Beach goer excellent views of the ocean, easy access to food and hotel attractions as well as sounvenir, book and even "5 and dime" stores!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Love all the little shops and quick places to get a bite to eat. Super clean and although they don't have rides they do have arcades and mini golf right around the corner and a bandstand for performances they do regularly

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

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!

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Evanston, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

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 

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DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

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

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Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

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

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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.

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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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