5 Reasons to Visit Dewey Beach for Spring Break
Posted by Long & Foster | Monday, December 28, 2020

Offering both nightlife excitement and family-friendly attractions, Dewey Beach is an ideal spring break destination for every group. Explore the shorelines on the Atlantic coast and Rehoboth Bay, each offering stunning views and plenty of water-sports, or enjoy local cuisine at one of the many charming eateries in town. Dance to live music at a local bar or end the night enjoying family time in the comfort of a Dewey Beach vacation rental. No matter what the trip brings, you’re going to love a Dewey Beach getaway! 

A view of Dewey Beach.

1. Small-Town Feel 

Quieter than other nearby resort areas, Dewey Beach captures the feeling of a small coastal town. At only a little over a mile long and three blocks wide, this town feels easily commutable and ideal for a getaway with family and friends. Enjoy a relaxed stay in a private vacation home or an oceanfront condo

2. Dewey Beach Nightlife 

Friends enjoy nightlife in Dewey Beach

Known for a lively nightlife scene, Dewey Beach is home to plenty of bars that offer live music and delicious cocktails. The Bottle & Cork features an open-air stage where bands delight crowds while the Rusty Rudder offers waterfront views, seafood dishes, and live shows as well. Another Dewey Beach staple, The Starboard is known for delicious dishes and live music. Looking for a tasty crab cake? Head to Woody’s Dewey Beach to dig into a seafood favorite and stay for the festive atmosphere. Enjoy the night exploring Dewey Beach bars! 

3. Great Dewey Beach Restaurants 

A day at the beach is sure to work up an appetite! Dig into dinner at the Dewey Beer Co which offers a unique menu with items like Lo Mein, chicken & waffles, crab cakes, as well as a plenty of beer offerings. Head to Nalu Surf Bar & Grill for pacific island cuisine in a relaxed, open-air setting. Or end the night grabbing dinner at Northbeach and stay to dance the night away as it also transforms into a nightlife hotspot in Dewey Beach! 

4. Watersports & Outdoor Adventure

Children play in the ocean

With plenty of shoreline along the Atlantic and Rehoboth Bay on either side, Dewey Beach invites you to enjoy time playing in the water! Sunbathe on the sands of Dewey Beach, jump in a kayak to paddle the day away, or rent a jet ski for a thrill ride. Delaware Seashore State Park and Cape Henlopen State Park both sit within easy access of Dewey Beach offering even more opportunities for time spent enjoying the great outdoors! 

5. Family Friendly Attractions 

Dewey Beach offers plenty of activities for kids! From building a sand castle at the beach, grabbing an ice cream cone at Vanderwendes, or making a visit to experience the rides at Funland in nearby Rehoboth Beach, there’s no shortage of fun to be had during a Dewey Beach spring break!

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Once you have decided to make Dewey Beach your spring break destination, its time to find your home-away-from-home! Take your pick of oceanfront properties and pet-friendly getaways!

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