Delaware is home to some of the most beautiful beach destinations north of Virginia. The weather is great during the summer, and the beach communities are open and welcoming to tourists visiting the area to enjoy the states’ beaches. Add in the fact that Delaware is a tax-free shopping state; Delaware is a great place to vacation. Here are three of the best beaches in Delaware.
- Rehoboth Beach is home to the iconic Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. The boardwalk is known for it’s iconic views of the ocean and the phenomenal food including Grotto Pizza, Snyders Candy, and Thrashers Fries. The boardwalk is also home to Funland, which is a small amusement park for the kids if you are tired of the beach.
- Bethany Beach is home to the annual Bethany Beach Arts Festival. The festival is held every year on the Saturday after Labor Day and offers you the opportunity to interact with artists and take part in watercolors and metalwork art pieces. The beach is beautiful and provides a scenic view of the coastline.
- Cape Henlopen State Park may not be a beach town, but it is still one of the most beautiful beaches in Delaware. You can go fishing while surfing at this state park or climb the World War II observation tower that provides you a 360-degree view of the coastline and the entire state park. You can camp in the area as well, making this a great place to vacation as a family.
Angela Lynn Rapley is a registered nurse in St. Louis. As a child, her and her family made annual trips to Delaware during the summer months to enjoy the beach. She has been doing the same with her husband and four-year-old daughter the past couple years.