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Dewey Beach

5 Things to Do in Dewey

Bar hop - Visit one or all the bars and experience a real night out in Dewey.

5 Things to Do in Dewey

Live and loud - Check out one of the live bands performing this summer from cover and regional acts to big-name bands.

5 Things to Do in Dewey

B.Y.O.S. - Bring your own smores to the free beach bonfires held during the week.

5 Things to Do in Dewey

Movies in the sand - Sit back in your beach chair with the ocean breeze to your back and watch a free movie on the beach.

5 Things to Do in Dewey

Skim it - Check out the hot water sport to do in Dewey by taking a skim boarding lesson, or sign up for a camp.


Description: A small beach town found between the Atlantic Ocean and Rehoboth Bay, the town is one mile long and only two blocks wide. Known as a party town with a bar on every corner, the town is also a place for families to vacation. Along with its nightlife the town offers great places to eat, a beach with volleyball nets, and movies and bonfires once a week on the sand. With such a popular nightlife scene, there's also a possible reality show that may be filmed there this season, featuring nightly happenings around the town.

Parking: On-street parking for $1.50 an hour from May 15 until Sept. 15. Parking passes are offered and required on some streets. Call town hall for more information, 302-227-6363.

Lodging: Many hotels, condos, beach house rentals and cottages.

Shopping: Other than a book shop and surf shop, plan on stocking up on bar memorabilia like shot glasses and T-shirts.

Attractions/Recreation: Dewey Beach is known for its live music, from cover bands and regional acts to big-name concerts. The town is also big on its water sports, including kayaking, paddle boarding and wind surfing, and it is also a skim boarding destination, offering competitions and camps.

Nightlife: Bars on every block offering public transportation to avoid drinking and driving.

Restaurants: A good mix of Mexican food, seafood, some fine dining and plenty of late-night bar eats like pizza and wings.

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