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Bethany Beach Boardwalk

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Address: Garfield Parkway & Oceanfront, Bethany Beach, DE
10:00 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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It was nice to be there this sunny warm weekend. Lots of families and surprisingly a few shops and restaurants were open.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was nice to be there this sunny warm weekend. Lots of families and surprisingly a few shops and restaurants were open.

Thank delen1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Certainly not the longest or largest boardwalk, but there is a very special charm associated with the Bethany Beach Boardwalk. Connected to shops, restaurants and an outdoor pavilion where musical performances are enjoyed by multi generational families in the summer months.

Thank HappyMaverick
washington dc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This well-maintained boardwalk is three blocks long by one block wide. A few hotels, restaurants, shops. More of same along the two block parkway that leads to it. The boardwalk sports a bandstand for community events (see the online town calendar). Yoga at dawn. Closes up early at night. For a party scene, go elsewhere, and leave the quiet and... More 

Thank mrsagf
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 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.

Thank Bethany M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 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.

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!!

Thank jcdean2
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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

Thank hotsauce82
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!

Thank MsCasualTravelor
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 

Thank wendy L
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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.

Thank HeleneDC

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