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rom the southeastern-most tip of Fenwick Island to the point of Cape Henlopen State Park, welcome to Delaware Beaches. The main attraction is, of course, our beautiful ocean, but as you venture inland, you will find museums, cultural events and festivals throughout the year plus exciting outdoor adventures—by land or sea.

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One of the most popular activities here is shopping, which has the distinction of being sales tax-free. The region is also rich in art galleries, symphony orchestras and theaters. There is a wealth of exciting attractions, entertainment and nightlife, all with the gorgeous beaches serving as backdrop. The eclectic restaurant scene is full of intimate eateries and gourmet restaurants. We invite you to take in all this region has to offer, from the sun-soaked beaches to the bustling sidewalks. On the next few pages, you’ll find all the best places to eat, play, stay and shop in the Delaware Beaches.

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Alcohol was not sold in Bethany Beach until 1984. Boardwalk eatery, Warren’s Restaurant, was the first to obtain a liquor license.

Every summer, Dewey Beach’s population booms by 100%— from 300-or-so residents to nearly 30,000 visitors. Pirates thought twice about raiding Lewes in the late 17th century when a law was passed requiring citizens to own a musket and ammunition for protection. The Fenwick Island Lighthouse sits smack-dab on the eastern origin of the Mason-Dixon Line.

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hile any day is a good day to go shopping, a rainy day is an even better opportunity to keep dry and delight in the many quaint and fun shops at the Delaware Beaches. Wander inside the eclectic souvenir stores and clothing boutiques complete with unique jewelry, whimsical toys and gifts. You can shop for unique treasures at a country store or buy some new clothes for an outing in Rehoboth! There is also a great shopping area in Town Center in Bethany, the Avenue in Rehoboth, in Fenwick and at the outlets of Rehoboth. Later, put your new wardrobe to good use when you enjoy a night on the town at any of the oceanfront’s exciting bars, or grab some nostalgic treats like candy or ice cream on the boardwalk. Strolling through the many one-of-a-kind boutiques is the perfect time to find a treasure for your loved ones back home. How about brushing up on your gaming skills? Battle with your teens (in a good way) at a local arcade. The loser owes the winner an ice cream cone! No matter who you are or where you’re visiting from, summer is the season for indoor putt-putt or a round of bowling! These no-sweat sports are great for all ages, giving everyone a competitive edge. Feed your appetite for knowledge with something new this vacation by exploring a nearby museum. Check out event schedules to see what programs and exhibits are showing, and spend some time enjoying the calm indoors. Feeling inspired? Visit one of the many nearby galleries and buy a new piece that will jazz up and liven your home. Or you can opt to spend some time creating your own art by painting your own pottery! When the sun is hiding it’s the perfect time to catch up with a new book that you found at a local bookshop. Sprawl out on your patio and delight in a relaxing read until the sun comes out.

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YOUR VACATION Vacation is the one time you don’t want to feel guilty. Turn off the Fitbit. Don’t think about the calories. But what if doing something good for yourself, and the area your visiting, is actually fun?

Take a lesson from a professional and then explore our shorelines and salt marshes. yours on LIT experiences, you not only demonstrate your appreciation for our environment and help make our community stronger, you’ll feel healthier and make invaluable memories. All guilt free! Jenifer Adams-Mitchell Owner, Coastal Kayak

Our narrow strip of land surrounded by water abounds with low-impact tourism (LIT) opportunities. LIT is a lot like the “buy local” movement with an added environmental bonus—not putting anything into our eco-system or taking anything from it. That might sound limiting, but not here! Kayaking, paddle boarding, surfing, sailing, kiteboarding, biking, hiking—more than enough activities to fill any vacation. Beginner kayakers and paddleboarders appreciate the shallow, warm waters of our inland bays. Take a lesson from a professional and then explore our shorelines and salt marshes. Or join a guided tour to experience places you might not find on your own and learn how the wildlife, marine life and habitat are all interconnected and make up our incredibly precious ecosystem. Afternoon sea breezes make our area perfect for sailing, kiteboarding and windsurfing. Biking is easy on our flat terrain and the Breakwater Junction Trail is a true gem that shouldn’t be missed. Hike the paths of Cape Henlopen to the north and Assateague Island to the south. And, of course, the Atlantic Ocean beckons the kid in us all to learn to surf or skimboard. Vacation time and dollars are both, unfortunately, finite. By choosing to spend

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PARASAILING Soar above the Atlantic and see the best views of the beautiful Delaware shoreline from the air. One of the most popular beach activities, parasailing, can actually be done without even getting your feet wet. Watch dolphins and other wildlife and take in beautiful views of the inland bays and quaint seaside towns.

KAYAKING Take a ride down Delaware’s watery nature trails. Peaceful and equally pleasurable, make sure you take advantage of the many miles of bay front coastline aboard a kayak. There’s nothing quite like enjoying the cool breezes from your own waterfront view.

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Fishing opportunities are a cinch in the Delaware Beaches. Charter a boat, head to one of the state parks or do some surf fishing. You’ll be excited to know that flounder, seabass, yellowfin tuna and marlin are several fish in Delaware’s local waters.

Perhaps you’d rather ride solo. Explore the water on a personal watercraft. Your heart will be racing as you zoom along at high speeds, or you can simply go at your own pace. Double and triple jet skis are available at some locations.

SURFING

STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD

Since the waves here are simply perfect year-round, why not use your vacation as the perfect opportunity to learn how to surf? There are plenty of shops where you can rent a surfboard and get private lessons from a local pro. From first-timers to the casual surfer looking to learn new tricks, surf instructors work with people of all ages and skill levels.

More serene, yet with extra strength required, learn the popular pastime of stand-up paddleboarding. All you need is a board and paddle, and you’re set to go. Connecting with Delaware’s nature while improving your strength and balance. You’ll enjoy incredible views of the horizon and possibly even catch glimpses of dolphins. Once you master the SUP, you’ll be able to take these skills with you anywhere you go!

BOAT RENTALS Plot your course for fun on a pontoon, speedboat or other watercraft available at local boat rental locations. A great way to get that adrenaline pumping is on a speedboat. Or you can kick back and enjoy a family excursion on a pontoon boat.

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HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS Top 5 Delaware Beach Events September 8–9

May 27–June 1

39th Annual Sandcastle Contest The weekend begins with free sand sculpting lessons on Friday at 5 p.m. Then on Saturday, watch as teams express their artistic flair in the sand. On the beach between Brooklyn Ave. and Hickman St., Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-6446. Beach-Fun.com

Poseidon Festival A variety of ocean-inspired entertainment and fun theme nights. Bethany Beach Bandstand. 302-539-8011. TownOfBethanyBeach.com

Lewes’ Old Fashioned Fourth of July

June 4–9 Coastal Delaware Restaurant Week Sample the best cuisine in Coastal Delaware with prix fixe menus available. Locations throughout the Delaware Beaches. RestaurantWeekDE.com

October 27–29

Old fashioned games the whole family will love, followed by a Boat Parade on the Canal. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Downtown Lewes. 302-645-8073. LewesChamber.com

28th Annual Sea Witch Halloween Festival Costume Parade, trick-or-treat with the merchants, Pet Parade, children’s games, Fiddlers Contest, hayrides and much, much more! Rehoboth & Dewey Beach Resort Areas. 302-227-6446. Beach-Fun.com

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2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

OPEN AT 8AM DAILY Events are subject to change. We have provided the most accurate information available at press time. Please call ahead and confirm dates and times prior to making your plans. RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED lous finds. Rehoboth & Dewey Beach

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May 6–Nov. 18: Historic Lewes Farmers Market

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Every Saturday, visit the market for fresh produce and local charm. George H. P. Smith Park, Lewes. 302-644-1436. HistoricLewesFarmersMarket.org

June 13–Aug. 29: Summer Concert Series

Every Tuesday evening features fun and energetic concerts. 7 p.m. Stango Park (next to the Lewes Library). 302-645-8073. LewesChamber.com

June 17–Sept. 8: Fenwick Island Farmers largest riding area & no passenger fees! Market June 9–Sept. 3: Bethany Beach Open Monday and Friday, the market provides an abundance of farm fresh Summer Concert Series

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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday come out for live music. 7:30 p.m. Bethany Beach Bandstand. 302-539-8011. TownOfBethanyBeach.com

fruits and vegetables for locals and visitors to savor and enjoy. 8 a.m.–noon. Route 1 & Essex St., Fenwick Island. 302-436-5589. FenwickIslandFarmersMarket.com

June 11–Sept. 10: Bethany Beach Farmers departMarket from our sandy beach,

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A juried craft show featuring local artisans. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Bethany Beach Boardwalk. 302-539-8011. TownOfBethanyBeach.com

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10: Beach Goes Blue— Red & White Too!

A salute to police, firemen, paramedics the military and all who serve with free musical entertainment and a light show set to music. Noon–10 p.m. 302-227-6446. Beach-Fun.com

10: VegFest Rehoboth

A free outdoor festival celebrating the very best of vegetarian eating in and around the area. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Epworth United Methodist Church, Rehoboth Beach. 302-856-6361. Beach-Fun.com

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5–26: Kids’ Night

Every Wednesday features live entertainment just for kids. 7:30 p.m. Bethany Beach Bandstand. 302-539-8011. TownOfBethanyBeach.com

8: 23rd Annual Nanticoke Riverfest

A family-oriented, fun filled day featuring the famous float-in, a Duck Dash, canoe and kayak races, continuous live entertainment and so much more. Downtown Seaford. 302-629-9173. NanticokeRiverfest.com

17: 60th Annual Old Timer’s Day – Classic Car & Truck Show Go back in time and celebrate tradition and the classics, viewing cars, tractors and emergency vehicles from yesteryear; with live entertainment. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. W. Church Street, Selbyville. 800-962-7873. TheQuietResorts.com

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17: 27th Annual Lewes Garden Tour Tour the “hidden” gardens of Lewes. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 302-645-8073. LewesChamber.com

18: 19th Annual Chautauqua Tent Performances

Day-long series of historical activities based on “Service, Suffrage & Swing, WWI Era in Delaware.” Zwaanendael Park, Lewes. 302-645-1148. History.Delaware.gov

24–25: Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival

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Well known for the exceptional quality of the craftspeople, including new and returning artists from across Delmarva. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Lewes Historical Society. 302-645-7670. HistoricLewes.org

11–12: 68th Annual Cottage Tour of art

Two-day, self-paced tour of a very distinctive selection of homes in the Rehoboth Beach area. 302-227-8408. RehobothArtLeague.org

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5–6 & 12–13: 44th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Show

A juried event of exceptional work by over 125 artists and artisans from around the country. 10 a.m. Henlopen Acres Campus, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-8408. RehobothArtLeague.org

5: 54th Annual Outdoor Antiques Show

High quality antiques dealers participate in the show, featuring authentic 18th century to early 20th century antiques. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 302-645-7670. HistoricLewes.org

11–13: The Zap Pro/Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding Competition begins at 8:30 a.m. Dewey Beach. SkimUSA.org

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26: Children’s Beach House Beach Barbeque

Support the Children’s Beach House’s Sandcastle Program while enjoying scrumptious food and music. The Children’s Beach House, Lewes. 6:30–9:30 p.m. 302-645-9184. CBHInc.org

SEPTEMBER 2017 1–17: 7th Annual Free Outdoor Shakespeare – Hamlet

Free Outdoor Shakespeare returns with Brown Box’s most ambitious production yet, Hamlet. Check website for times and locations. 443-808-1215. BrownBoxTheatre.org

9: 39th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival

Over 100 fine artists display and sell their work, plus live entertainment and a silent auction. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Bethany Beach Bandstand & Boardwalk, Downtown area. 800-962-7873. Bethany-Fenwick.org

10: Cannonball Race 5K

Come run or walk “The Most Beautiful Race Course in Delaware.” Race begins at the Lewes Historical Society Complex. 302-645-7670. HistoricLewes.org

14–17: Delmarva Bike Week

Nearly 150,000 motorcyclists will converge on Delmarva Bike Week. Ocean City, MD. 410-629-1560. DelmarVABikeWeek.com

12–15: The 28th Annual Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival

This nationally renowned festival, has been a proud host to many famous, and legendary artists. Venues throughout the Delaware Beaches. 800-595-4849. RehobothJazz.comBeach-Fun.com.

20–29: The Fantasticks

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31: Race into the New Year 5K

What better way to kick off 2018? Noon. Rehoboth Beach Bandstand. SeashoreStriders.com

31: Dewey “Ball” Drop New Year’s Celebration Ring in the new year Dewey Beach style. 11 p.m. 302-228-3701. DeweyBusinessPartnership.com

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A creative and festive way to welcome the new year. 11 p.m. Lightship Overfalls, Lewes. 302-644-8050. Overfalls.org

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3–12: 20th Annual Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival

This award-winning Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival has developed into a premiere, midAtlantic cultural event. Locations in Rehoboth Beach and Lewes. 302-645-9095. RehobothFilm.com

4–5: Holiday Fair Fine Craft Show

More than two dozen artisans exhibiting fine arts and crafts and holiday-inspired gifts. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Henlopen Acres Campus, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-8408. RehobothArtLeague.org

10–12: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella Come see an entertaining and high quality performance. Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach. 302-227-2270. ClearSpaceTheatre.org

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24: Rehoboth Beach Holiday Tree Lighting

Holiday sing-along and entertainment plus the annual tree lighting. Rehoboth Bandstand. 302-227-2772. Beach-Fun.com

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16: Lewes Artists’ Studio Tour

Meet the artists in their studios and take a look at the fine paintings, stained glass and jewelry they produce. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Studios in Historic & Downtown Lewes. LewesArtistsStudioTour.com

21–24: Dewey Beach Music Conference

Work at furthering your music career...or just experience some great performances. Dewey Beach. 302-448-5650. DeweyBeachfest.com/dbmc

30: Lewes Fall Craft Fair

Don’t miss this chance to pick up some lovely handiworks for yourself or to give as a gift. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Lewes Historical Society. 302-645-7670. HistoricLewes.org

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6–8: 41st Annual Fall Sidewalk Sale

It is a weekend for deals and fabulous finds. Rehoboth/Dewey resort area. 302-227-2233. Beach-Fun.com.

7: Boardwalk Buddy Walk

Event to raise funds and awareness for Down’s syndrome. Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. BoardwalkBuddyWalk.com

8: Bark on the Boards

Join hundreds of other animal lovers and their canine companions for a dog-gone good time. Noon–2 p.m. Lake Gerar Park, Rehoboth Beach. 302-856-6361. Beach-Fun.com.

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2: Christmas Tour of Lewes This self-guided tour, gives the Society a chance to show off its historic houses decorated for the season. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. 302-645-7670. HistoricLewes.org

2: Lewes Hometown Christmas Parade, Caroling and Tree-Lighting Clap your hands to the music and marvel at the gaily decorated floats in this long-time tradition in Lewes, followed by caroling and the tree lighting in Zwaanendael Park. 5 p.m. Downtown Lewes. 302-645-8073. LewesChamber.com

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Folks here often spend the day on the beach, leisurely peruse area specialty shops, visit with friends or fill up until the next meal. From delicious, finger lickin’ barbecue to a fresh catch in an upscale or casual setting, dining choices abound at Bethany Beach.

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Bethany Beach’s short, half-mile boardwalk is a great place to stroll and enjoy the ocean views, shop or catch a live show. Regular concerts at the boardwalk bandstand provide a variety of musical entertainment, from modern country to Irish Latin funk, during the summer months. Other exciting events on the boardwalk include movies on the beach, karaoke, Kids Club with theater shows and talent shows. On July 4, Bethany Beach celebrates Independence Day with a parade at noon, horseshoe-throwing contests, fireworks and evening entertainment.

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Ghostly Encounters at the Annual Sea Witch Festival

Readers of Coastal Style Magazine voted the local Sea Witch Halloween & Fiddlers' Festival a 2015 "Best Of" winner. The Sea Witch Halloween Festival draws approximately 200,000 visitors every year who love it for its costume parade full of ghosts and goblins, the best costumed dog contest, amazing musicians, horse shows on the beach and live entertainment. Youngsters can join a Kid’s Treasure Hunt, go trick-or-treating and ride ponies on the beach. Families can make scarecrows or try old-fashioned beach games such as the wacky Broom Tossing Contest.

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features seafood-focused menus, coffeehouse retreats, ethnic cuisine and comfort food—and most restaurants cater to kids. Classic cinnamon rolls, cookies and house-made pies delight families. Parents appreciate kid-friendly options at local restaurants plus terrific happy hour prices. Find tacos, terrific burgers and stellar seafood. Romantic, adult dining is made perfect while sitting on an outdoor deck during warm weather months. This and so much more!

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A walk along Rehoboth Beach’s quaint and charming mile-long Boardwalk is a must. As a matter of fact, Coastal Living Magazine named Rehoboth Beach one of its 10 Great Coastal Boardwalks. To the east there’s clear blue water, white sand and a

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Victoria’s is the only restaurant in downtown Rehoboth Beach that’s open for Boardwalk Plaza Hotel breakfast, lunch and dinner, 365 days a year. Savor the sea breeze while you dine 2 Olive Avenue & the Boardwalk on the boardwalk or settle down inside our dining room in climate-controlled Rehoboth comfort.Beach, The foodDE and service are superb. The ocean view is even better. (302) 227-0615 Boardwalk Plaza Hotel 2 Olive Avenue & the Boardwalk Rehoboth Beach, DE www.victoriasrestaurant.com (302) 227-0615 www.victoriasrestaurant.com

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Victoria’s is the only restaurant in downtown Rehoboth Beach that’s open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, 365 days a year. Savor the sea breeze while you dine on the boardwalk or settle down inside our dining room in climate-controlled comfort. The food and service are superb. The ocean view is even better. Also Try Our Coffee House And Bake Shoppe Boardwalk Plaza Hotel 2 Olive Avenue & the Boardwalk Rehoboth Beach, DE House-Roasted Coffees (302) 227-0615 Freshly Baked Treats • Open Daily www.victoriasrestaurant.com 302.260.9734 On Rehoboth Avenue Extended, where Route 1 meets 1A

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A warm-weather trip to the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach area isn’t complete without, well, a trip to the beach. Frommer's Travel Guides named Rehoboth Beach among its 20 best vacation destinations, and it has been called one of the cleanest beaches in the United States. Long stretches of warm, soft sand flank brilliant blue to deep turquoise ocean waters. There’s plenty of space to spread out towels beneath massive umbrellas and plenty of lifeguards on hand to assist swimmers of all ages. 

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For leisurely views of local plants, wildlife and water, Cape Henlopen State Park includes trails with varying degrees of difficulty and length. The Gordons Pond Trail features crushed stone that easily accommodates hikers, bikers and strollers. In addition to forested areas, open fields and marshes, this lovely park is home to a pavilion, concessions and two iconic WWII towers. Bird watching is a favorite pastime in spring and fall. Twelve feet wide and six miles long, the handicap accessible Junction and Breakwater Trail is created with crushed stone and equipped with restrooms and bike racks. The trailhead begins at the historic Wolfe House and meets Tanger Outlet Center.

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Shopping Therapy

When you need a break from seeking shells, sunbathing, swimming and water sports, more than 100 familiar outlet stores in the Rehoboth Beach area sell big-name brands—and all shopping is tax-free. In addition, there are dozens of individually owned boutiques and galleries operating in Rehoboth Beach. Shop ‘til you drop for everything from souvenir T-shirts and sunglasses, to bright and beautiful swimwear and fun and funky unique clothing and jewelry. Create and purchase a photo of your family dressed in period garb from the early 1800s through 1930s set against elaborate sets designed to represent each period at an old-time photo shop.

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Water Sports and Wildlife

Water activities are a big part of enjoying these Delaware beaches year-round. Whether you rent bright-hued, stand-up paddleboards, paddle through calm waters in a kayak or catch the summer breeze from a small sailboat, there are many possibilities for enjoying the water that go beyond a quick dip. For an added dose of adventure, hop aboard a jet ski or try

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skimboarding or parasailing in Dewey Beach. You can take a three-hour kiteboarding lesson or glide through local waters on a full-sized surfboard. In addition, eco-tours by kayak will introduce your family to water-loving wildlife as well as a water taxi across the bay. Beach fun extends to tours through the watery depths of Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach. Late July through early October is the perfect time for dolphin-watching when the gregarious mammals often swim just off the shore. Whales are occasionally spotted in the area and whale-watching cruises are within an hour or two from the shore. Several companies offer close by dolphin cruises too. For added fun, check out kids pirate cruises.

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  Exploring Rehoboth Beach History

For the price of a donation, Rehoboth Beach Museum will introduce your family to the legacy of fun at Rehoboth Beach, through its history, culture and architecture. Check out vintage bathing suits, surfboards and even archaeological artifacts. Antique postcards provide black-and-white glimpses of beach life too. Founded by the nonprofit Rehoboth Beach Historical Society in 1975, the museum is located inside Rehoboth Beach’s former ice house, and maintains the Anna Hazzard Tent House—a turn-of-thecentury “tent” house where religious “Camp Meeting” gatherings took place. The museum runs children and adult programs throughout the year. Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center. Visit www.Beach-Fun.com for more information.

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Fill a cooler, grab your beach and fishing gear and do the “drive on” as the locals say, on the beach at the Cape Henlopen State Park. Get your daily pass at DelawareStateParks.ReserveAmerica.com. Check out all the fun things to do at the Cape Henlopen State Park—the beach is just one of its many assets. Our history lies within the gate. Rent a bike and cycle through the State Park to Gordon’s Pond. Take a ride or stroll down historic Second Street and explore the many boutiques and charming restaurants. Order pizzas and have a picnic at Canalfront Park and watch an * many historic homes while in town, too! evening movie. Be sure to visit the

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What can you do to help?

Crossing Terrapins

• Drive slowly on Route 1 (Coastal Highway) between Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach from May through July. The females will be crossing the road from the Bay side to the Ocean side to nest in the Atlantic dunes and lay their eggs. It is a dangerous crossing for these gentle animals. • Leave extra distance between you and the car in front of you. Cars may stop suddenly or swerve. If you are following too closely you may be unable to react in time to avoid a terrapin. • Use extra care at nighttime. The terrapins nest round-the-clock and are very hard to see in the dark. • If you see a terrapin in the road and want to help, use caution when stopping. Pick her up gently on each side of her shell and place her behind the terrapin fencing on the bay side. She won’t bite, but be prepared; she will be frightened and will flail her back legs that have sharp claws. • Don’t drop her under any circumstance. She and her eggs may be injured. If you are scratched, don’t worry, the terrapin does not transmit disease. • Adult females can live 25 to 30 years and will reproduce for 20 years and produce 8–36 eggs per year if allowed to live. Please help them cross the road safely. Keep pets and people away from their nests.

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Why did the turtle cross the road? To lay her eggs! Each year, just as people are heading for the beaches, so are the female Diamondback terrapins. The terrapin lives in the Delaware Inland Bays, but the females lay their eggs in the soft sands of the beach dunes, and midMay to mid-July is their nesting season. Some of these beloved creatures are killed crossing Coastal Highway. Unfortunately, nearly all the terrapins that are killed are adult females. Because they can live for 25–30 years and can continue to reproduce for two decades, every female lost is also a loss of all her potential offspring. One solution is more sandy beach habitats on the Bays. But these natural areas are becoming rarer and rarer as shorelines are hardened with rip rap and stone. As an alternative to bulkheads and riprap, the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, a nonprofit organization committed to the protection and preservation of the watershed and local marine life, recommends installing a “living shoreline.” This is a term used to describe a number of options that reduce wave energy, trap sediment and filter runoff, while maintaining (or increasing) beach or wetland habitat. Such habitat can protect Diamondback terrapin populations by providing areas for feeding and growth.

Diamondback terrapins are non-migratory and spend their entire lives in bays, creeks, salt marshes and coves. Terrapins do not reach maturity until a minimum age of six, and then produce only 8–36 eggs per year. This low reproductive potential means that female terrapins must reproduce for many years in order for the population to grow or remain stable. The terrapin is considered an aquatic organism, but female terrapins must lay their eggs in open, sandy areas to successfully reproduce. These are among the few times that terrapins exit the water. Although little is known about the behavior of very young terrapins, juveniles and hatchlings spend a lot time on marshy shoreline searching for food—such as arthropods, clams, crabs and small crustaceans. Because of alternating areas of sandy beaches and marsh waters, the natural shoreline around the Inland Bays is an excellent terrapin habitat. Habitat loss is a significant threat to the continued existence of the Diamondback terrapin in the Delaware Beaches. Beach nesting areas are universally and permanently being altered through riprapping, bulk heading and other shoreline stabilizing practices. Shoreline stabilization that uses bulkheads or riprap destroys the narrow strip that has suitable sandy material required for nesting as well as high beach elevations necessary for the successful development of terrapin eggs. If terrapins nest in areas that are not sufficiently above the high tide, the developing embryos can drown. Or if they lay their eggs in higher, grassy areas, eggs and hatchlings can become entrapped or killed by grasses. It is estimated that only two percent of terrapin eggs hatch, owing largely to predation by foxes, skunks and raccoons, which dig into nests and consume the eggs and baby terrapins. Surviving hatchlings emerging from the nest are often eaten by gulls and crows or by herons and predatory fish after entering the water. Traditional nesting areas have been severely and permanently altered by waterfront development. Beach habitat is critical to the continued existence of terrapins. Research indicates that more than 95% of breeding females return to a particular area to nest year after year. —Delaware Center for the Inland Bays

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includes physical training— sprinting, swimming, running and each staff member is at their peak physical condition. They also run different medical or emergency situations— “what if” scenarios. Whether a veteran lifeguard or a new hire, each lifeguard is expected to “sharpen the knife” and prepare for every eventuality. They practice everything—from multiple victim rescues to broken necks to multiple location rescues. They are also well acquainted with reuniting lost children with their parents, an occurrence that happens hundreds of times each summer. Every scenario is imagined and played out in real time. Each beach patrol has a prestigious history of keeping residents and visitors safe. The Rehoboth Beach patrol was started in 1921 by Benjamin Shaw. In those days, people swam more fully clothed, and because of limited swimming skills, people were often pulled out into the ocean. The Bethany Beach Patrol has unclear beginnings, but since their start, they have not had one drowning. This is a testament to the young men and women and a record they wish to preserve.

Every day includes physical training— sprinting, swimming, running and each staff member is at their peak physical condition. Rehoboth Beach are close in proximity, and although each beach patrol is similar, each has their own way of performing their very important tasks.

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To become a member of this elite group of lifesavers, the hiring process starts well before the summer season. Applicants must be at least 17 years of age, but some hires are older professionals, like teachers who have their summers off. Each applicant endures a rigorous hiring process, including a standard background check and drug test, as well as strenuous physical testing which assesses swimming, strength and running ability. They’re also brought in for a face-to-face interview. 50-100 applications come in every year, but only the best of the best are chosen. “It is competitive,” says Joe Donnelly, captain of the Bethany Beach Patrol, “but if they have the qualities we are looking for, we try to make a spot available for them.” Even after all this, hiring is probationary until they become first responder certified. The day begins early for a Bethany Beach or Rehoboth Beach lifeguard. Every day

Over the years, these patrols have grown to accommodate the huge influx of summer guests. They’ve also evolved to include the latest technological and medical advances. Methods may have changed, but the ideal of serving the community has stayed the same. If you visit Bethany Beach, you will still see an interesting nod to their past. Although each lifeguard stand is equipped with a radio, they also utilize a flag signal system adopted from the U.S. Navy. Each hand signal with flag corresponds to a different letter, and lifeguards learn these to communicate over long distances. Captain Kent Buckson of the Rehoboth Beach Patrol is extremely proud of his young lifeguards who compete in lifeguard competitions receiving national titles. Both Rehoboth and Bethany Beach have a thriving Junior Lifeguard Program, with as many as 100-200 participants each summer. Visitors to the Delaware Beaches can feel safer knowing these dedicated rescuers are watching over them. “What amazes me most is how dedicated they are to serving the people that visit the town and to the residents,” says Captain Donnelly. “Every day they want to be the best at their craft. I’m proud of that.”

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ANTIQUES AND REPURPOSING SHOPS Those with a flair for antiques or repurposed furniture will love exploring our scenic, rural towns for one-of-a-kind treasures. There are more than 500 antique dealers in the Southern Delaware area in the form of antique shops, flea markets and auctions. Treasure hunters can hunt up unique finds— whether it’s home goods, jewelry, books or other rare and extraordinary items. The Delaware Beaches is home to vintage and reclaimed furniture shops, where you can purchase pieces or bring in your own items for a custom application. Give a fresh and modern face to old pieces.

MARKETS The Seaside Country store has been a Fenwick Island landmark for Delmarva locals and visitors for over 50 years. From lotions and body washes and unique home décor items to women’s clothing and collectibles, the store offers shoppers an old-town feel with a modern and unique flair. For fine dining at home check out G&E/Hocker’s, a unique and family-owned supermarket where customers can enjoy fresh, top-choice steaks, hand-cut to your liking, in-house seasoned and smoked high-quality pulled pork, all-beef hotdogs, sausage, ribs, turkey and more.

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RENTALS The rental shops throughout the Delaware Beaches provide everything you need to have a perfect beach vacation. Biking is a popular beach hobby, so find that stylish beach cruiser you’ve been dreaming of. You can also rent popular beach items, such as lounge chairs and towels. So if you’ve left something at home, we’ve got you covered like a beach umbrella. To read the full article, visit DelawareBeaches.Guide

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and share techniques. Some clubs even offer swimming, tennis and dining, all in one place. Many courses offer deals on day-long play packages and giveaways as well as “stay and play” packages that are perfect for those who want to play golf by day and relax on the greens by night. Why go anywhere else when you can have it all in one location? You can relax knowing that when you return after a long day on the green, you’ll find top-notch facilities and a friendly staff ready to help you unwind. There are a great variety of hotel selections in the area for a mix of economy or luxury accommodations. No matter which place you choose to stay, you’ll get a good night’s sleep and be energized for a brand new game in the morning. Many hotels even offer complete golfing packages that allow you the privilege of trying out several different ranges of courses at various locations rather than playing the same course over and over. If that wasn’t great enough, many of the packages may include free club cleaning and storage, breakfast, lunch and beverage vouchers, complimentary golf towels, tees, ball markers and guaranteed preferred advanced tee times. Since the Delaware Beaches community is dedicated to golfing and the courses vary to suit everyone from beginner to professional, there is an experience waiting for every golfer. So try one, try all—with beautiful weather and spectacular scenery, Southern Delaware and Maryland’s golf is an experience all visitors will enjoy and continue to come back for year after year.

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Cucumber-Basil Gimlet Ingredients 1 ounce fresh lime juice 1/2 small cucumber, sliced 1 and 1/2 ounces basil simple syrup (recipe below) 2 ounces gin Cucumber slice & basil leaf for garnish Basil Simple Syrup 1 cup fresh basil leaves 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Method Make Basil Simple Syrup: Place all the ingredients in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil. Once the sugar has dissolved, remove from the heat, and let the mixture sit for 20 minutes. Strain into an airtight container, cover and chill.

Mix Gimlet: Put lime juice and cucumber in a cocktail shaker and muddle. Fill half-way with crushed ice, and add basil simple syrup and gin. Shake well, and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with basil and cucumber slice.

Sparkling Strawberry Martini Lighting Punch Courtesy of Belmont Farm Distillery

Ingredients 2 oz. moonshine 1/2 ounce lemon juice 1/2 ounce orange juice 1/2 ounce grenadine 1/2 ounce simple syrup 3 blackberries, muddled Club soda, splash

Ingredients 4 ounces fresh strawberry juice (recipe below) 1 ounce simple syrup 3 ounces vodka sparkling wine, splash Fresh strawberry slice for garnish Strawberry Juice 2 cups fresh strawberries 1 cup water

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Shake with ice, and top with soda. Garnish with an orange wedge.

Make Strawberry Juice: Puree strawberries and water in a blender until smooth, then strain into a jar through a fine mesh sieve. Mix Martini: Add strawberry juice, simple syrup and vodka to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well, strain into a chilled glass, and top with a splash of sparkling wine. Garnish with strawberry slice.

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he Delaware Beaches are more than a desirable vacation destination, the region is undergoing a rapid revolution, becoming a coast boasting, cutting edge leader in culinary arts as well as a blossoming curated cocktails and craft brew scene. The Lower Shore craft beer scene is proving itself to be the Mid-Atlantic region’s craft brew powerhouse. Located on our beautiful strip between ocean and bay are over a dozen local craft breweries. Visitors to Delaware and Maryland’s Lower Eastern Shores will find themselves immersed in malts and hops, crafted with local love. The abundance of farm fresh ingredients and an endless concentration of creative business minds make the beach region a booming Mecca for craft beer enthusiasts all across America.

Don’t overlook the local liquor scene either! Small batch distilling with a beach twist is building a name for itself along the coast. Try mixing up the fan favorite “Orange Crush” with a local vodka. Just remember, no matter where your favorite spot to throw a crush back, if they’re not really crushing it, they're not doing it right. The Orange variety enjoys all the hype from visitors, but you can tell a true crush veteran by their love of the crisp Ruby Red Grapefruit variety. Curing a crush hangover is easily accomplished by visiting any one of the famous build your own Bloody Mary bars. A solid staple of every beach breakfast spot, the expansive lay outs cater to everyone’s palate with incredible offerings of flavor, spice and toppings (can you say mini crabcake?!). Roll right into your day’s drinking adventure with a round of the “industry favorite” Green Tea shots. Jameson blended with a splash of peach schnapps and sour mix offer a potent punch but sweet taste, making it easy going for drinkers of any variety and a sure-fire favorite of any beach bar libation slinger.

No matter your choice of devil’s brew, the Lower Slower beaches of Delaware and Maryland offer just the right concoction of fun and relaxation with a touch of local flair. By Briana Rovinskie Director of Operations and Sales, Fins Hospitality Group Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

The Lower Slower beaches of Delaware and Maryland offer just the right concoction of

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Delaware on the Menu

GOOD EATS AT THE BEACH! BY BOB YESBEK

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elcome to the Delaware beaches! When it comes to vacationing between the Atlantic Ocean and the Rehoboth Bay, you can’t throw a beach ball without hitting a great restaurant! Affectionately known as the Nation’s Summer Capital, the Rehoboth Beach area receives regular kudos from such luminaries as the James Beard Foundation, the Michelin Guide, Zagat, the National Restaurant Association and Wine Spectator Magazine, just to name a few. In my various writings, I have the honor of describing, reviewing and photographing good restaurants here at the beach. And it’s not only about fine dining: There are budget-friendly casual eateries and carryouts to fit every wallet. Which, of course, begs the question: Do you like pizza? There’s no shortage of pizza here on the Culinary Coast! In the first block of Rehoboth Avenue alone, there are four pizza joints that are never without a line in the summer season. In fact, over 55 years ago the founder of the first pizzeria in the area cultivated a following by handing out free slices to vacationers who had no idea what to think of that cheesy delight. Now they know, and it’s everywhere. Dewey Beach (a minute or two south of Rehoboth), Bethany Beach (about 15 minutes south), and historic Lewes (about 5 minutes north) are connected by U.S. Rt. 1, aka Coastal Highway. As the Delaware Cape Region has flourished, restaurants have sprung up all along this busy thoroughfare, including informal spots that dish up cheesesteaks, pizza, made-to-order tacos, burgers, towering deli sandwiches, kicked up bar grub, seafood, Vietnamese specialties, mac ‘n’ cheese and submarine sandwiches— or grinders or heroes or hoagies or po’boys or torpedoes or zeppelins, depending on where you were born. No matter what you call them, and no matter what your budget, great eating here on the Delaware coast is never more than a walk or short drive away. Mid-priced eateries at the beach offer relaxed, sit-down dining and reasonably priced fare. In downtown Rehoboth Beach you’ll find made36 |

from-scratch gourmet Chinese dishes, raw bars overflowing with fresh seafood, hot & spicy Thai, authentic Turkish cuisine and Mexican food— from Salvadorean/Spanish fusion all the way to straightforward Tex-Mex. And don’t forget Italian! House-made pastas, wood-fired pizzas and genuine Italian specialties are all in ample supply. Locals tout the Dewey Beach “way of life,” and there’s always a party with quesadillas and margaritas on the sand by the bay; huge raw bars and buffets with an assortment of seafood entrees; fried chicken, burgers, dogs and early-morning breakfast spots— several of which will happily pour you a bloody mary or mimosa to kick start your day at the beach. And many of them proudly declare: No shoes? No shirt? No problem! Downtown Lewes is the acknowledged epicenter of everything from short rib sliders to lobster rolls, from Belgian delights to gourmet pizzas to wood-smoked BBQ, fresh baked goods and roasted-beforeyour-very-eyes coffee. Gourmet candies, homemade ice cream and authentic Italian meats, cheeses and desserts are all just steps from one another in the First Town in the First State. If you come to the beach for fine dining, you will not be disappointed. The very first fine-dining restaurant in Rehoboth Beach celebrates its 43rd season in 2017, and several neighboring spots are not far behind. Chef-driven specialties such as rabbit, duck, Angus beef, Berkshire pork and fresh seafood are the mainstays of local upscale menus. A few specialty restaurants allow you to select your own tasting menu from a long list of unusual creations. Conventional wisdom suggests that Rehoboth’s Baltimore Avenue is ground zero for fine dining, and with seven high-end eateries in those two short blocks, that’s probably a fact. But Rehoboth Avenue, Wilmington Avenue, Coastal Highway and Lewes are not without the classy touch. In fact, Lewes sports two of the nicest restaurants in the region virtually next door to one another! Vacationers will not leave Delaware hungry if it’s morning and early afternoon feasts they crave. There are well over 25 breakfast and

brunch spots in the immediate area; everything from tiny in-town storefronts where flip flops and bathing suits are the order of the day, all the way to lavish buffets with omelet stations, waffle pods and chefs in dress whites carving standing rib roasts. I’ll give you fair warning: If you are squeamish about restaurants in strip centers, you will need to leave that at home when you visit. Space, parking and access are at a premium on this narrow strip of sand, and some of the best restaurants share walls with other businesses. Local brewers, distillers and wineries are some of my favorite guests on my weekly radio show (it’s probably because they bring samples). Many of these entrepreneurs helped pave the way for in-restaurant breweries, and there are presently eight brewpubs that tap their own creations as well as that of their cohorts. Distillers range from those that specialize in rum all the way to full lines of vodka, gin and whiskey. Some even offer tours—with the obligatory sample at the end. Reason enough to check it out. As one of the guides for the EatingRehoboth. com downtown restaurant tours, I have the singular pleasure of introducing visitors and locals to new restaurant experiences and upscale gourmet shops. The three-hour walks invariably end with guests telling me how they would never have tried this or that place without being on our tours. But now, armed with the information here in the Delaware Beaches Visitors’ Guide, you can embark on your own tour of everything food and drink here on the Culinary Coast. You’re at the beach: Enjoy! And bon appétit. Bob Yesbek, aka The Rehoboth Foodie, publishes the restaurant news & reviews website www.RehobothFoodie.com. His columns appear regularly in the Cape Gazette, Beach Paper and Coastal Style Magazine. Sip & Bite with the Rehoboth Foodie can be heard every Saturday from 3–5 p.m. on Delaware 105.9 FM.

YOU'RE AT THE BEACH: ENJOY! AND BON APPÉTIT

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OYSTER AND CLAM SPECIALTIES CLAMS CASINO 10.99 Half dozen clams stuffed with a blend of bacon, peppers, herbs, spices and cheeses, baked golden brown

Scallops, mussels, shrimp, clams, fresh fish, lump crab meat, Andouille sausage, saffron rice Pan seared jumbo scallops, pad Thai noodles, scallions, snow peas, carrots & a chili soy sauce

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Half dozen shucked oysters stuffed with Asiago cheese, fennel, and spinach Fresh shucked oysters baked with spinach, celery, onion and hollandaise

BAKED OYSTER SAMPLER

13.99

Two baked oyster Asiago, two oyster Rockefeller, and two of our special baked oysters of the day

BAKED OYSTER OF THE DAY 13.99 STEAMERS STEAMED CLAMS- dozen 11.99 STEAMED OYSTERS- dozen 21.99 STEAMED SHRIMP- 1/2 lb 10.50 1lb 19.50 FINS STEAMER COMBO 23.99 1/4 lb of shrimp, half dozen clams, half dozen oysters, and a handful of mussels served with drawn butter and cocktail sauce Add lobster tail 11.99

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Jumbo shrimp, lightly battered, served with cocktail sauce and your choice of two sides

Freshly shucked, hand-battered and lightly fried oysters served with Cajun tartar and your choice of two sides Oven roasted fingerling potatoes & root vegetables, sautéed pancetta & brussel sprouts Two broiled jumbo lump cakes, home made tartar sauce, choice of two sides

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Roasted with extra virgin olive oil. A great starter with hot crispy bread.

Portobello Mushrooms

Mushrooms sautéed with fire roasted red peppers, garlic, finished with gorgonzola cheese and served with focaccia bread.

Bruschetta Sampler

Three flavors on Tuscan toast: 1) Marinated tomatoes and fresh mozzarella. 2) Sun dried tomato pesto and roast peppers. 3) Marinated tomatoes and flaked crabmeat.

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Marinated tomatoes and flaked jumbo lump crabmeat on Tuscan toast with fresh basil.

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SALADS House Salad

Mixed field greens with balsamic vinaigrette dressing and grated parmesan.

Caprese Salad

Fresh mozzarella and tomato with fresh leaf basil and extra virgin olive oil.

Caesar Salad

Crisp romaine lettuce, classic Caesar dressing, lots of fresh garlic and imported parmigiano reggiano.

Romaine & Gorgonzola Salad

Crisp romaine lettuce, plum tomatoes, imported gorgonzola cheese and balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

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Margherita

Traditional fresh tomato, fresh basil and mozzarella cheese.

Linguini Alle Cozze

Garlic, roast peppers, mushrooms, onions, broccoli, fresh basil, fresh tomato and mozzarella cheese.

Ravioli Alla Napoletana

Vegetarian Lite

Capellini Con Pollo and Carciofi

Same as above but with a light sprinkling of parmesan replacing the mozzarella.

Sweet ricotta cheese ravioli served in a traditional tomato sauce with parmesan cheese.

Ricotta and Spinach

Angel hair pasta with chicken breast, artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes, basil, garlic, white wine and parmesan cheese.

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Jumbo shrimp, lots of garlic, white wine, lemon juice and fresh herbed butter.

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Scallopini of milk fed veal sautéed with fresh mushrooms, garlic, and marsala wine, served with spaghetti.

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LOOk For The Big Yellow Plane

on Midway Speedway Pro 8 Ride Armband

Save 30% with The Park Pass!

$2 off per person. Good up to 5 people. With this coupon or GoGuide coupon. Limit one coupon per customer per day. Not valid with any other discounts. Expires 5/31/18. Sign X___________________________________________

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(Best Value!)

$10

8 RIDE ARMBAND

OFF White Water Mountain

$2 Off per person. Good up to 5 people. With this coupon or GoGuide coupon. Limit one coupon per customer per day. Not valid with any other discounts. Expires 5/31/18.

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$15 OFF Full Park Pass

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All Day Water Park, + Go Karts & Golf

$3 Off per person. Good up to 5 people. With this coupon or GoGuide coupon. Limit one coupon per customer per day. Not valid with any other discounts. Expires 5/31/18.

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$10 OFF

up to

Children 36" tall and up slide by themselves

Golf &

Bumper Boat Combo

$2 Off per person. Good for up to 5 people. With this coupon or GoGuide coupon. Limit one coupon per customer per day. Not valid with any other discounts. Expires 5/31/18.

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$10 OFF

Rookie Band $2 Off per person. Good for up to 5 people. With this coupon

or GoGuide coupon. Limit one coupon per customer per day. Not valid with any other discounts. Expires 5/31/18. Sign X__________________________________________

Open 10am - 11pm Seven Days A Week

302-645-8064 (Waterpark) 302-644-2042 (Go karts)

Memorial Day to Labor Day Open Weekends Year Round (Weather Permitting) 18645 Coastal Highway • Midway Shopping Center, behind Candy Kitchen

www.midwayspeedwaypark.com

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