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Bethany Beach Boardwalk

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There is Nothing to Do Here and That is Awesome!

I've been to Rehoboth for the holidays a few times and while it was fun, every year we went, it got... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Degenerate_Scholar
Bethany Beach

This is a lovely town. The people are nice, the food is good, and the driving easy. See my previous... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GloriaCramer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Rehoboth for the holidays a few times and while it was fun, every year we went, it got a little more busy. I like the beach in the late fall; I was looking for peace and quiet; I found it here. While...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely town. The people are nice, the food is good, and the driving easy. See my previous postings. The Trip Advisor app is hard to use.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GloriaCramer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bethany is a quiet town with a .4 mile boardwalk. There are a few stores/ restaurants, but otherwise it’s just for strolling. It’s well maintained and makes for a peaceful stroll

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Fun. Sunny. Windy. Dry. Walked. Talked. Ate. Laughed. Searched for seaglass. Took photos. Enjoyed life.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

The beach in Bethany is always wide, long and lovely. It is definitely much quieter than, say, Ocean City - good for strolling.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Catherine C
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Quaint boardwalk, easy to walk, less than 1/2 mile long, dog walking allowed, nice shops and dining, access to beach

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

It Was an ugly day just before Florence got the Carolinas. We spent a pleasant time in shops, on the beach for a walk and then lunch. Lots of choices for shopping and eating. Had to hit candy kitchen for titles and kohrs for ice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathleen R
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Very nice shops and restaurants up to the boardwalk and in the area. Clean. love the shops.....Sea Crest shop beautiful things. Yummy ice cream shops, and gotta have the boardwalk fries. Smaller version of Ocean city or Rehoboth. We have been visiting here for over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peachesmack83
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Visiting from the Northwest! Different beaches and different atmosphere! Amazing time walking through town and seeing new places thru my kids eyes... lots of unique shops and new things to try! The sand, waves and sky are so different from the Pacific! Memorable travels!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Holly L
Reviewed September 18, 2018

What this boardwalk lacks in length (.38 mile) it makes up for in style. It may be short, but it is clean, classic with a handful of nice shops. Walk back and forth a few times!

Date of experience: September 2018
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jmcdowell79
August 19, 2018|
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Response from jmcdowell79 |
Most were open over this past Saturday. They are starting to close a lot starting Sunday. The beach was packed this weekend too. I’m surprised everything is closing up for the season now.
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The crafty girl... L
August 18, 2018|
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Response from amrobinson1820 | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen any grills on the beach. Coolers with food are always on the beach.
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Darpop
July 22, 2018|
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Response from Toni112950 | Reviewed this property |
I was there off season. My friend and I just walked along the boardwalk and stopped at a few shops.
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