Photo Courtesy of Bruce Works/Shutterstock.comPicture of Bethany Beach, Delaware (from Sea Colony Annapolis House balcony)Bethany Beach Delaware (May 2017)

Families will love:

  • Wide beaches on the Atlantic Ocean
  • Strolling the short boardwalk
  • Outdoor movies and concerts

Considered one of the smaller and more quiet of the Delaware beach towns, Bethany Beach may also be one of the prettiest. Downtown Bethany greets visitors with a 24-foot totem pole statue called Chief Little Owl, which has been a Bethany Beach landmark since the 1970s. Numerous shops and restaurants line Garfield Parkway, the main drag of the downtown area that leads right to ... more
Considered one of the smaller and more quiet of the Delaware beach towns, Bethany Beach may also be one of the prettiest. Downtown Bethany greets visitors with a 24-foot totem pole statue called Chief Little Owl, which has been a Bethany Beach landmark since the 1970s. Numerous shops and restaurants line Garfield Parkway, the main drag of the downtown area that leads right to the boardwalk and beach. Seafood, sandwiches, caramel popcorn, crepes and ice cream are just a few of the mouthwatering food selections in Bethany.

The Bethany Beach Boardwalk is short (less than half a mile) and not wide, but if offers an excellent place to stroll the boards at sunset or ride a bike in the morning. The wide beaches of Bethany run along the Atlantic Ocean and offer families plenty of room for playing, building sandcastles, sunning and swimming, with lifeguards on duty during the summer months. But the beaches of Bethany offer more than sand. On select nights through the summer, families will find movies, bonfires and live music at the beach, too.
While Bethany does not have amusement rides or water parks, families will love a summer vacation at Bethany Beach for its subtle beauty, family entertainment and delicious boardwalk treats.



Written by Courtney Elko less

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