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First Visit Trip Report - Fantastic!!

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First Visit Trip Report - Fantastic!!

Our first vacation to Bethany Beach was nothing short of fantastic. We've been to many beaches and we all agree this was our favorite. We stayed in a townhouse in North Bethany (Tower Shores development); open the door onto the sand. Can't get any better! The sand was wonderful, not shelly like FL. Beach was private to the area which was awesome. Very family friendly, quiet. Lots of kids but never felt crowded. Never been to a beach where everyone leaves their umbrellas and chairs out all week. Kids loved body surfing, boogey and skim boards. Waves were wonderful. We spent more time at the beach on this trip than ever before because of the convenience.

Had dinner at several places:

Matt's Fish Camp (within walking distance of townhouse and excellent)

Mango's at Bethany Beach Boardwalk (good for families-great view)

Jimmy's in Dewey Beach (great open air bar with very good burgers)

Hooper's Crab House in West Ocean City, MD - cool place; great food

Higgin's Crab House in Ocean City, MD - not as good as Hooper's; expensive; good service but atmosphere not so great

Warren's Station - excellent diner style, great for families, great prices; known for turkey dinner which was HUGE for $9.95

Irish Eyes in Rehoboth - loved it

Visited:

Bethany Beach boardwalk - small but family friendly and cute

Rehoboth Beach boardwalk and town - loved it!!!

Ocean City, MD - crazy crowd, huge, great people watching, 3 miles long!

Assateague Island, MD - the best! See the wild horses up close and personal - the beach is beyond BEAUTIFUL!!!

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1. Re: First Visit Trip Report - Fantastic!!

Glad you enjoyed our beaches and towns. Hope you come back again!

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2. Re: First Visit Trip Report - Fantastic!!

So glad you had such a good time!

Did you actually have good food at Mango's? It's such a wonderful location & view, but I haven't heard anyone recommend the food in years. Would love to know if that's changed.

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what I love is that you didn't just go to the same old places that get recommended over and over. lots of good options

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4. Re: First Visit Trip Report - Fantastic!!

Dinner at Mango's was pretty much what I expected - good, not fantastic but not bad at all. Burgers and basics. I expected almost Applebee's-type food and that's what it was. We enjoyed it; the view is great.

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