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Bethany Beach


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Bethany Beach, Delaware

The Bethany Beach real estate market is the third largest marketplace for beach property in Delaware.

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About Bethany Beach
 Finding Bethany Beach  

 Bethany Beach can be found in Sussex County, Delaware. It's known for its fantastic beaches, family-friendly atmosphere, and small-town charm.  

 Beaches and Boardwalks 

 Bethany Beach is known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant boardwalk, which offer a variety of activities and attractions for visitors. The town's main beach is at the end of the boardwalk and is patrolled by lifeguards during the summer months. The public beaches are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  

 Bethany Beach's boardwalk is a popular destination for visitors and locals alike. It stretches for about a mile along the beach and features a variety of shops, restaurants, and attractions. On it, you can find the town's historic bandstand hosts concerts, movies, and other events throughout the summer. 

 Religious History  

 Bethany Beach was founded in 1901 by members of the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, as a seaside resort and a place for religious retreats. The founders of Bethany Beach were inspired by the church's mission of promoting Christian unity and practicing social justice. They envisioned the town as a place where people could relax, reflect, and reconnect with their faith. 

 Today, the religious history of Bethany Beach is still visible in several ways. The original Tabernacle has been renovated and is still used for concerts, plays, and other cultural events. The town's boardwalk features a "prayer path" with plaques offering spiritual messages and reflections.  


 In case of emergency, Beebe Healthcare Hospital is under half an hour's drive from Bethany Beach. If you want to travel, you can head to Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport. It's an hour from Bethany Beach and can take you to several major in-country hubs. If you're looking to go international, you'll have to make the two-hour drive to Philadelphia International Airport.  

 Something for Everyone 

 Bethany Beach is a charming coastal town known for its beautiful beaches, lively boardwalk, and rich history. Whether you're looking to spend a day soaking up the sun on the beach, exploring the town's many shops and restaurants, or learning about the area's religious heritage, there is something for everyone in Bethany Beach.