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Beaches in Delaware – Time To Capture Some Sun-kissed Selfies

By Amirthavarshini - August 12, 2020
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Happiness comes in waves and spreads like sunshine. And the beaches in Delaware are all about high tides, warm sun and good vibes. Beautifully nestled in the north-eastern region of the United States, Delaware boasts the pride of being the first state in the country. There are a number of beautiful beaches that adds grace to the country. Here are the top beaches in Delaware that will truly mesmerize you with its charm.

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Sunset at the Beaches in Delaware
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Beaches in Delaware

  • Broadkill Beach
  • Lewes Beach
  • Cape Henlopen State Park
  • Fenwick Island
  • South Bethany Beach
  • Bethany Beach
  • Delaware Seashore State Park
  • Dewey Beach
  • Rehoboth Beach
  • Slaughter Beach

Broadkill Beach

Broadkill Beach, situated in Sussex county is one of the most popular beaches in Delaware. The place is equally occupied by the local residents and tourist accommodations. Enjoy a peaceful stay in one of the luxurious holiday homes. You can also experience activities like swimming, surfing, fishing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle-boarding. Storm into the food and drinks counters spread across the beach area and get instantaneous refreshments.

Lewes Beach

Lewes beach
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Lewes Beach is located in Sussex country. The beach is quite common among the locals of Washington D.C. With notable attractions like ocean resorts, Zwaanendael Museum, restaurants, historical sites and parks, the place is truly a treat for the tourists. You can spot colourful boats and significant lighthouses namely Delaware Breakwater East End Light and Harbor of Refuge Light as you traverse through the neighbouring Rehoboth Beach. It is also a great spot for swimming and paddle boating.

Cape Henlopen State Park

The State Park Beach Cape Henlopen is the first public beach in the country. Tourists can access the fishing pier and campground which is open throughout the year for 24 hours. You can also swim your heart out at the brimming beach. Also, the beach has all modern amenities such as shower facilities, changing room, snack bar and much more. Head to the clubhouse and spend your night dancing with your friends. If sports is your passion, get ready to play games like basketball, golf. Above all, you can also do hunting here.

Fenwick Island

Fenwick is a popular coastal town that houses the twin beaches namely Bethany Beach and South Bethany Beach. In short, these are also known as “The Quiet Resorts”. The beautiful natural landscapes and lively ambience attracts several tourists annually. You can also visit the Fenwick Island Lighthouse and the museum at the base. Visit the welcoming restaurants and shops around the coastline. Do not miss enjoying the surfing and swimming experience here.

South Bethany Beach

Looking for a long beach vacation? Head to South Bethany Beach that houses numerous holiday homes and resorts especially for long term stay. With around 500 residents in this coastal town, this quaint beach is famous amongst family vacationers. Also, South Bethany beach is highly contrasting to the atmosphere of Rehoboth and Dewey coastal areas. You can fill your tummy in the restaurants, go on a shopping spree at the shopping avenues and spend some time at the golf course as well.

Bethany Beach

Sunset at Bethany beach
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Bethany beach is one of the popular beaches in Delaware among the vacationers from all around the world. While the actual population of the locality being 1000, the beach receives around 15000 tourists every year. Also, the beach is one of the few places that comprises “The Quiet Resort”. Visit the Delaware Seashore State Park, restaurants, motels, the boardwalk, and the luxurious vacation homes. Another added advantage is that Bethany Beach Patrol Lifeguards protect the locality throughout the year.

Delaware Seashore State Park

Soak in the elegance of the Atlantic Ocean, the Rehoboth Bay and Indian River. This top beach in Delaware is famous for its blistering beach as well as the wide array of water activities. Some of them include fishing, boating, surf fishing, sailing, clamming, and crabbing. This is an ideal location for swimming and sunbathing with all possible amenities like changing rooms, showers, restrooms, rental stores for chairs, umbrellas, and rafts. You can visit the two beautiful picnic pavilions and take a nature trail while enjoying the stunning views of bay islands and salt marshes.

Dewey Beach

Dewey Beach in Delaware is the only beach that goes by the motto “Dewey Beach: A Way of Life”. Also, the beach holds the pride of achieving the NRDC’s 5-star rating for water quality. If you’re a party animal, Dewey Beach will surely be a feast for you. The wide, sandy beach complemented with several beach hotels, cottages, and condos for short and long-term rentals adds more hype to the place. You can also take part in the Dewey Beach Music conference if you’re visiting the place during September. Spend your time by Kayaking, taking nature cruises, surfing, sailing, and exploring the adjoining state parks located here. 

Rehoboth Beach

High tides in Rehbooth Beach
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Rehoboth Beach is yet another beach situated in Sussex County, Delaware. The beach is fondly known as “The Nation’s Summer Capital” since several hundred tourists visit the place from all parts of the country. You will be amused to know that the beach is also one of the popular gay-friendly beach towns on the mid-Atlantic coast. Also, it has several gay-owned businesses in its locality. If you’re lucky enough, you can enjoy festivals like the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, the Sea Witch Festival, and the Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival.

Slaughter Beach

Standing in contrast to its name, the Slaughter Beach is one of the few beaches in Delaware that protects the native animals of the country. Established in 1681, this beach offers a home for the famous Milford Neck Wildlife Area. It also comprises a sanctuary for horseshoe crabs. Slaughter Beach is an ideal spot for birdwatchers to relax and rejuvenate in the serene coastline. Since the beach is thinly populated, you can take your loved one for a private romantic weekend here. You can also spot some rare ocean crabs while walking through the shoreline.

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When are you planning to have fun in the sun and relax with your toes in the sand? Its the perfect time to load your gallery with happy pictures captured in the seashore. The beaches in Delaware is will surely give you salty hair and sweet memories to cherish for a lifetime. So stop waiting and start packing your bags. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and plan your trip to the US right away. You can connect with us via Whatsapp and plan your dream trip at ease.

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