Family Friendly Spots at the Beach

Delaware’s beaches are just the spot to keep the kids happily occupied and creating lifelong memories. Where its thrills at a waterpark, or daily trips for ice cream. When you’re looking for things to do at the beach, keep these Top 6 family-friendly activities at the beach in mind. 

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  • Make memories : Since 1962, families have made memories amid the amusement rides and arcade games at Funland. For more iconic Rehoboth Beach fun visit Grotto Pizza, Dolle's for caramel popcorn or the Candy Kitchen for saltwater taffy.
  • Cool off : Enjoy waterpark adventures at Jungle Jim’s Water Park or Thunder Lagoon Water Park. Also at the beach, there’s a waterpark and go-cart racing at Midway Speedway Park. For indoor fun, visit Lefty’s Alley and Eats to challenge the family to bowling, and arcade games, or catch one of their Drive In Movies on the weekends.
  • Putt Putt Competitions : Miniature golf is kind of like french fries with vinegar – when you’re at the Delaware beaches, you'll probably end up trying them both. Some favorites include Fire Mountain Golf, Ryan's Mini Golf, and Captain Jack’s Pirate Golf.
  • Sweet Scoops : The most beloved kid-friendly food at the beach has to be ice cream, which is typically home-made and comes in flavors you won’t find anywhere else. Here are some top treat spots:
    -- The Ice Cream Store
    -- Kohr Brothers Frozen Custard
    -- Hopkins Farm Creamery
  • Outdoor Adventures : The beach and the bayside are dotted with businesses that specialize in low-cost kayak, paddleboard and skimboard lessons and tours. Here’s a sampling:
    -- DelMarVa Board Sport Adventures
    -- Coastal Kayak
    -- Quest Kayak
  • Nighttime fun : Kick back after a long hot day along the shoreline in Dewey Beach, for Monday Night Movies on the Beach & Wednesday Night Bonfires on the Beach. Even better, it’s free.
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Kid-friendly Events in Delaware

Whether you spend a week away in a beachfront home away from home, or are just looking for something fun to do for the day making memories that'll last a lifetime is easy to do in Delaware. Memories that may be educational, adventurous, sentimental and so much more but most of all they are all kid-approved! From parades and fairs to sandcastle contests and antique cars, put these popular and affordable family-friendly events on your to-do list for your next vacation to Delaware.

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