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Slaughter Beach reaches ecotourism enthusiasts

Northern Sussex town sees increase in vacationers seeking wildlife

By Joseph Edelen
Posted 6/22/22

SLAUGHTER BEACH — As many Delawareans flock to Rehoboth and Dewey beaches this time of year, one of the state’s lesser-known coastal towns is experiencing revived tourism.

For some, Slaughter Beach’s horseshoe crabs, red knots and other wildlife win out over shopping, the boardwalk and nightlife.

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