5 Tips for Planning Spring Break in Bethany Beach

Plan the Best Spring Break to Bethany Beach

The cold temperatures may not have you thinking of taking a trip to the beach, but before you know it, it will be spring break. Bethany Beach is a popular destination for spring breakers of all ages. As you start planning your spring break getaway to Bethany Beach, here are a few tips to keep in mind.

5 Tips for Planning Spring Break in Bethany Beach

Here are five tips for planning the best spring break in Bethany Beach.

  1. Book Early to Find the Best Deals

Booking your trip to Bethany Beach early gives you access to early booking offers and deals. Hotels and airlines typically offer discounts when you make your bookings in the off-season. This is a time of year when demand is lower. As demand increases, so do the prices of hotels and airfare.

You’ll have your pick of Bethany Beach accommodations when you book in advance. Whether you want to stay in a conveniently located hotel or a beachfront vacation rental, the options will be virtually endless.

You can also be on the lookout for coupons from your favorite activities, attractions, restaurants, shops and more on daily deal websites.

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  1. Make a Spring Break Bucket List

After you’ve figured out your spring break destination, start planning the Bethany Beach activities and attractions you want to experience. From the beach and boardwalk to bayside dining, shopping and entertainment, Bethany Beach has so much to offer. Once you’ve figured out what you want to do, it will be easier to start budgeting for your trip.

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  1. Plan Your Budget

As soon as you figure out where you’re going and what you want to do, start saving your money. When you budget for a vacation, you have to keep in mind all of your expenses, including accommodations, transportation, meals and activities. Plan out how much you want to spend on each and try not to go over that budget while you’re on vacation.

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  1. Get to Know the Area Beforehand

Before you visit Bethany Beach, learn more about the area. Bethany Beach has so much more to offer than just the beach and boardwalk. Visit the restaurants and fun outdoor bars. Nearby Fenwick Island also has plenty of family-friendly activities and attractions.

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  1. Utilize the Delaware Beaches Visitors Guide

When you arrive to Bethany Beach, be sure to pick up a Delaware Beaches Visitors Guide. Inside, you’ll find information on activities and attractions, as well as restaurants, shopping, watersports and more. There are also plenty of coupons towards some of the area’s most popular businesses.

Before you leave, browse DelawareBeaches.guide and download the Delaware Beaches Visitors Guide app for even more travel tips, recommendations, coupons and more.

Where to Shop on Black Friday in the Delaware Beaches

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Save Big on Black Friday in the Delaware Beaches

Black Friday is a day of sales and discounts at retailers across the country. People can’t wait until after Thanksgiving to hit their favorite shops to save money on popular items. In Delaware, Black Friday is especially popular since the state offers tax-free shopping.

Delaware does not impose a state or local sales tax, allowing shoppers to save big year-round. If you’re in Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Dewey Beach or Lewes during Black Friday, take advantage of the discounted, tax-free shopping.

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Where to Shop on Black Friday in the Delaware Beaches

Here are some of our favorite places to shop on Black Friday.

Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach

Browse through well-known shops as well as stores only found in Delaware as you discover apparel for all ages, accessories, entertainment stores, dining and more at the Tanger Outlets in Rehoboth Beach.

The Tanger Outlet Center at Rehoboth Beach is filled with brand name and designer apparel and accessories for every age and style. Find jewelry, housewares, home décor, toys, books and more at a discount.

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Black Friday Shopping in Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach

The stores at Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach have everything you need, whether you’re a local or a visitor. Shop the charming and sophisticated stores, from jewelry and clothing boutiques to art galleries and gift stories.

The Sea Shell Shop is a second-generation family business with two locations in Rehoboth Beach. A perfect shopping destination for the whole family, Sea Shell Shop is Delaware’s largest store, with 10,000 square feet of shopping and more. Find everything from home décor and beach gifts to hermit crabs, shells and more.

Black Friday Shopping in Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island

Head to Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island, known as the “quiet resorts” of the Delaware Beaches. This more rural area has a distinct selection of stores that sell everything from beach necessities for next summer to handcrafted works by local artists.

A landmark in Fenwick Island, the Seaside Country Store has been a must-do shopping excursion for over 50 years. The Seaside Country Store offers shoppers a bit of everything to peruse. From gourmet food and classic candy to women’s apparel, body washes and lotion, nautical décor and so much more, you can find it all here. The store closes after Thanksgiving weekend so shop while you can.

Preparing for some home improvements in the new year? Head to Fenwick Hardware for all of your home and garden needs. Whether you need paint, automotive, plumbing and electrical or lawn and garden, check out Fenwick Hardware’s extensive collection.

Black Friday Shopping in Lewes

Historic Lewes is the ideal spot for an afternoon stroll, with more than 40 unique shops within a walkable half-mile square block. Stop by a home and garden store for all your decorating needs, then journey to a local toy store to remember your childhood.

With two locations in Lewes and more around southern Delaware, Blooming Boutique is dedicated to offering unique and affordable merchandise to women of all ages. Blooming Boutique carries a wide selection of handbags, jewelry, shoes and other accessories, as well as resort wear in all sizes.