Day Trip Guide To Betterton Beach In Kent County

Betterton Beach in Kent County, Maryland is one of the best beaches on the Eastern Shore. This is a small community that in it’s hey day was a popular resort town.

They call themselves the ‘Jewel of the Chesapeake’ because it’s where the Sassafras River meets the Susquehanna River to create the upper Chesapeake Bay.

Check out this quick day trip guide to Betterton Beach.

Betterton Beach

It’s located near the mouth of the Sassafras River and boasts 300 ft. of sandy beach for swimming and an additional 700 ft. for shoreline access.

After the beach stop here to extend your fun! There are multiple slides at varying heights and numerous climbing play features.

Betterton Community Park

Firefly Natural Play Area

This is a great area with a digger and sand box, musical play features, and a log tunnel.

This community park is really lovely, with lots of shade trees and areas to run around.

Lockbriar & Daughter Ice Cream

There is an ice cream barn in Lockbriar’s Farm called Lockbriar & Daughter Ice Cream that serves delicious flavors as well.