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Bethany Beach Boardwalk

Garfield Parkway & Oceanfront, Bethany Beach, DE
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Fun boardwalk

This is a nice boardwalk by the beach. Great in all weather, even pleasant in the winter. Nice... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
jtrvlr1
Love strolling the boardwalk

My husband and I like to stroll the boardwalk. We love all the food and unique shops they have to... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
KIMBERLY B
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Bowie, Maryland
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Garfield Parkway & Oceanfront, Bethany Beach, DE
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a nice boardwalk by the beach. Great in all weather, even pleasant in the winter. Nice place to walk around and get a break from the water

Thank jtrvlr1
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I like to stroll the boardwalk. We love all the food and unique shops they have to offer.

Thank KIMBERLY B
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We definitely prefer Bethany to the other nearby beaches, which are noisier and more commercialized. Great place for kids.

Thank Troy L
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to take a stroll and watch the waves roll in, but no rides for kids. Get a Dickeys Custard and walk the boards!

Thank MidshipMan79
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It is not a very long boardwalk but very clean with a few shops and little food stands on it.You could also walk off and there are many stores and restaurants to shop and eat.

Thank gailsbrickusa
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The boardwalk is small, but always clean, good shape, and pleasant. Not much on the walk but that is a positive.

Thank ZippyRoo
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Bethany is a nice town to stroll about. Plenty of shops to browse and purchase interesting items. The boardwalk is not long enough to get any exercise. Make sure you get to town before 9pm because everything closes early.

Thank ShirleyGirl2014
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We go to Bethany Beach every August and just love the boardwalk. Good variety of food plus little shops. We have young children so it's not overwhelming like Ocean City or Rehobath.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

One way from beginning to end is .38 miles, so knock out a few laps to get your exercise and people watching in. This is not a commercial boardwalk, it is a relaxing family walk that is enjoyable day or night. TIP: Bring your dog...More

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This board walk is about 1/2 to 1 mile long. There are some shops and restaurants in the center. It is accessible from several streets along its length. An easy way to walk along the beach. Parking on the neighboring streets is by meter.

Thank VTsoxfan04
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Michelle M
29 July 2017|
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Response from Gregory F | Reviewed this property |
"Between May 1 to September 30, inclusive, of each year, it shall be unlawful for any person 17 years or less of age (under 18) to be or remain in or upon a public place within the Town of Bethany Beach during the period... More
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Sue P
3 April 2017|
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Response from Julie P | Reviewed this property |
No. This area is not dog friendly in the summer months. The beach is not dog friendly. I'd say that the entire town of Bethany beach is not dog friendly. Won't visit here again.
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Novascotianonie
28 October 2016|
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Response from srwilliford | Reviewed this property |
There is a coffee shop, however, most of the shops close during the late Fall and Winter.
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