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Jake Wales, 8, foreground, plays with brother Brady, (Credit: AP)

Jake Wales, 8, foreground, plays with brother Brady, 7, Memorial Day weekend at Rehoboth Beach, Del. (May, 30, 2010)

The Delaware Shore

Delaware's Atlantic coast extends for only 24 miles, but few similarly sized stretches anywhere on the East Coast can boast a more condensed mix of history, entertainment and activities, all set against a backdrop of spectacular beaches.

Jake Wales, 8, foreground, plays with brother Brady,
(Credit: AP)

Jake Wales, 8, foreground, plays with brother Brady, 7, Memorial Day weekend at Rehoboth Beach, Del. (May, 30, 2010)

The boardwalk in Rehoboth, Del. (May 9, 2004)
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The boardwalk in Rehoboth, Del. (May 9, 2004)

The Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes, Del. (May 1,
(Credit: Marshall Berdan)

The Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes, Del. (May 1, 2012)

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Ian Binnersley kiteboards at Lewes Beach. (Sept. 3,
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Ian Binnersley kiteboards at Lewes Beach. (Sept. 3, 2010)

Crowds at Rehoboth Beach. (July 2, 2011)
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Crowds at Rehoboth Beach. (July 2, 2011)

Lightship Overfalls in Lewes, Del. (May 1, 2012)
(Credit: Marshall Berdan)

Lightship Overfalls in Lewes, Del. (May 1, 2012)

Between 600 and 800 people walk through the
(Credit: AP)

Between 600 and 800 people walk through the doors of Milton, Del.'s, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery each week. (May 13, 2010)

Dewey Beach in Delaware. (July 2, 2011)
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Dewey Beach in Delaware. (July 2, 2011)

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A late-night bonfire on Delaware's Dewey Beach. (July
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A late-night bonfire on Delaware's Dewey Beach. (July 23, 2009)

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