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Bethany Beach
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Things To Do in Bethany Beach


A vibrant jewel on the Atlantic, Bethany Beach is where natural wonders and relaxation converge. Stroll through downtown, where retail therapy leads to uncovering specialty beach shops, clothing boutiques, art galleries, and home stores. The sea air stirs your appetite, and you’ll delight in all types of eateries from gourmet restaurants to classic beach treats including Fisher’s Popcorn, Kohr’s Bros Custard, and of course, Boardwalk Fries. From daily beachside activities to world-class golf and seasonal events, including live music at the Bethany Bandstand, there is always something to do in the “Quiet Resort”.

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Things To Do Overview

Bethany Beach

Stroll or jog along the half-mile Bethany Beach Boardwalk, a 12-foot-wide path favorite for leg-stretching with ocean views. It features summer foot washing stations and a live webcam. 

Enjoy live musical performances at the Bandstand through the Spring, Summer, and Fall.

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Heritage Trail

Explore the rich history and transformation of a formerly tranquil beach community with the town's heritage walking trail. Curated by the Town's Cultural & Historic Affairs Committee, this journey showcases over a dozen buildings and sites from before 1930.


Experience the serene waters of Bethany Beach through kayaking. Glide along picturesque coastlines, explore hidden coves, and connect with nature in this tranquil beachside setting, perfect for adventure and relaxation.


Discover Bethany Beach's scenic beauty by bike. Pedal through quiet streets, along breezy boardwalks, and past coastal landmarks, enjoying a leisurely way to explore this charming beach community's sights and sounds.


Bethany Beach offers a unique shopping experience with its array of boutique shops, quaint markets, and local art galleries. Find everything from beachwear to handmade treasures.

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