The Hidden Beaches Road Trip That Will Show You Delaware Like Never Before
Every year, thousands flock to our world-famous beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. Rehoboth, Bethany, Dewey, and Fenwick Island are some of the best beaches in Delaware – it’s no wonder they are so loved! However, the crowds can be tough for someone just looking to relax on the sand. Luckily, the entire Delaware bay shore is dotted with hidden Delaware beaches that will let you relax and enjoy some peace and quiet – while also getting up close and personal with the incredible ecology of the Delaware Bay. What are you waiting for? Let’s go!
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Delaware has several beautiful beaches peppered throughout the coastline of the state. Some of the most beautiful beaches in Delaware include Broadkill Beach and Rehoboth Beach which are both in Sussex County and the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park. Fenwick Island is another popular spot, known for its beautiful natural landscape and the historic Fenwick Island Lighthouse, which was built in 1858.
What are the best beach towns in Delaware?
Fenwick Island, Bethany Beach, and South Bethany Beach are all nicknamed “The Quiet Resorts” and will quickly capture your heart. Fenwick Island sits on a narrow peninsula and features a few restaurants, a museum, a historic lighthouse, and a beautiful beach that’s popular for surfing, fishing, and swimming throughout the year.
What beaches have the clearest water in Delaware?
Delaware is known for having some of the safest and cleanest beaches in the country. Rehoboth Beach is Delaware’s most popular beach, and for good reason. Not only has it been rated as a 5-star “Superstar” beach award, but it has also been designated by the NRDC as one of the best places to swim due to its cleanliness. The water is a beautiful blue and ideal for swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and windsurfing.