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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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Family friendly beach fun

This is a smallish, family friendly boardwalk that complements nicely the fine beach at Bethany. Not as crowded as Rehobeth or Ocean City. Good clean fun.

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Boca Raton, Florida
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

This is a smallish, family friendly boardwalk that complements nicely the fine beach at Bethany. Not as crowded as Rehobeth or Ocean City. Good clean fun.

Thank johncgore
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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Bethany Beach and the boardwalk is a great family spot. Some shops are opened after 5pm. My family rents a beach house close by so we can walk over to the boardwalk in the evenings.

Thank TEXAS_T23
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great shops ! Kid friendly foods ! Khor bros custard is always a must stop ! And Boardwalk fries ! The shops are adorable ! The boardwalk is clean and family appropriate

Thank Kristina S
Long Island, New York
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5 reviews
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

The boardwalk was small, but safe , clean, and very attractive with a good selection of food and crafts. Suited for young families and groups seeking a peaceful and safe enironment

Thank Donpessah
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

From music to food, to people watching and tourist hordes, this is the place where locals and visitors collide to snack on wonderful, mostly not very healthy though, beach cuisine and enjoy every minute of it. Lots of Boardwalk type shops, but a small enough boardwalk not to overwhelm. Benches facing away from the ocean enable a weary visitor to... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We were staying in Dewey Beach but visited the Bethany boardwalk one night. Parking was a nightmare and we almost left. Felt like they did not want visitors to the area. Small selection of stores and not much to see. We enjoyed walking around for an evening but not sure we would go back if in the area again mostly... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Great family beach area. Not as much to do as Rehoboth or OCMD but close enough to go there for a day. Love the family vibe. Parking was a challenge but always found a spot relatively easily. Like at there were restrooms easily available.

Thank JKAN-Ashburn-VA
Central New Jersey
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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

My family and I spent the early evening enjoying the boardwalk and taking in the sights. The area is clean and the atmosphere is family friendly. We walked on the beach and enjoyed relaxing on the sand watching the full moon. The boardwalk is not too long but there was music playing and a great atmosphere.

Thank Belsy21
Laurel, Maryland
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Quieter than OC and and Rehoboth but just enough shops and people to make it enjoyable. Several specialty stores that can only be found in Bethany.

Thank FinsTravelAgency
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic holiday in ocean view but Bethany beach proved a constant disappointment No parking and very little choice of places to eat I get the impression it's trying to appear a little more up market than its neighbours but honestly fails

Thank LoDonuts

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