ATTRACTIONS AT REHOBOTH & DEWEY BEACH

ATTRACTIONS AT THE BEACH

 

button AIRPLANE RIDES See the Cape as you've never seen it before, Cape Henlopen is ablaze in beauty - especially from the air, hidden beaches and enchanting coves, sunsets kaleidoscope of color, the starry light and bustle of the Boardwalk at night. Call Rob Patterson - B.Sci, CFI - FAR PT-135 Certified, at 302-856-3214. American Aerospace - Lewes, DE.

button ANNA HAZZARD MUSEUM 17 Christian Street in Rehoboth Beach. A Camp Meeting Era Tent structure housing artifacts and memorabilia. For information or appointment, phone 302-226-1119.

button ANTIQUING More than 100 Antique stores throughout Sussex County. Antiquing maps can be picked up at the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center, 501 Rehoboth Ave (302-227-2233) and at Affordable Antiques on Route One (302-227-5803), Rehoboth Beach.

button ART LEAGUE The Rehoboth Art League is located at 12 Dodds Lane in picturesque Henlopen Acres. The facility hosts year round exhibitions, lecture series, concerts and workshops for adults and children in many diverse fields. Visit the unique homes and gardens of Rehoboth at the Cottage Tour the 2nd week in July and walk or ride your bike through the Outdoor Art Show on the 2nd and 3rd weekends in August. For a free listing of events call 302-227-8408.

button ATTRACTIONS Area attractions include: Mile Long Boardwalk, Water & Nature Cruises, Parks, Dolphin and Whale Watching (Fisherman's Wharf), Ferry Ride & Crossing (Cape May - Lewes Ferry), Narrated Tours (Jolly Trolley of Rehoboth Beach) - See Attractions/Recreation.

button BAND CONCERTS Concerts and other musical events are held during the summer season at the Bandstand on Rehoboth Ave. Band concerts begin at 8pm. Check local papers for notice of special events. Children's concerts are also held at the Lake Gerar Tot Lot. For additional information about events at this location, call 302-227-6181.

button BIKING Bicycles can be rented for the family to enjoy an outing through the pleasant streets of Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and the surrounding area. For your safety, please drive carefully. (Note: Bikers are asked to obey all laws governing motor vehicles.) From May 15 to September 15, riding on the Boardwalk may be done between 5am and 10am only. For additional information call 302-227-6181 or 302-227-2233.

button For information about Bicycle Route One (a north-south route the length of Delaware) and Delaware Bicycling Maps, contact the Delaware Dept. of Transportation, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, at 302-760-2157, or visit their web site at www.deldot.net.

button Back Road Bicycling and Auto Tours: The Southern Delaware Heritage Trail connects rivers, scenic drives, local heritage and historic sites, country inns, bed and breakfasts, motels and antiquing. The loop trail is marked by signs which connect several historic towns west of Delaware's beach resorts including Millsboro, Milton, Milford, Greenwood, Bridgeville, Georgetown, Seaford, Laurel, and Delmar. The trail route provides 130 miles of connecting trails for cyclists, and more than 70 miles of scenic country roads for motorists who like to venture off the beaten path.

button BIRDWATCHING Noted birdwatching sites include: Abbott's Mill Nature Center in Milford, Assawoman Wildlife Refuge in Frankford, Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Cape May-Lewes Ferry, Delaware Seashore State Park in Rehoboth Beach, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Milton, and Trap Pond State Park in Laurel.

button BOAT RAMPS/LAUNCH Delaware Seashore State Park - Sussex County off Delaware 1 at the park's Indian River Marina. Fee; Fenwick Island State Park - Sussex County bayside just south of Bethany Beach off Delaware 1; and Assawoman Wildlife Area - Sussex County near Bethany Beach, from Delaware 1 take Delaware 26 west to County Road 361, go left on C.R. 361 then right at C.R. 363 and left on C.R. 364 - follow signs to Assawoman Wildlife Area.

button BOATING AND SAILING All motorboats launched from tidal access areas administered by the Division of Fish and Wildlife must be registered in Delaware or Ramp certificates cost $35 and must be purchased from the Division of Fish and Wildlife. The Rehoboth and Delaware Bays offer excellent conditions for small boating, sailing and water skiing. Boating and water skiing information can be obtained from any of our marinas. Sailboat rentals are available in many areas in Dewey Beach and in Lewes. Don't forget ocean kayaking. See Sailing.

button Rentals For rentals and school call the Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association at 302-227-9008.

button BOWLING Midway Indoor Recreation Center, 28 Midway Shopping Center, Route One, Rehoboth Beach. 32 bowling lanes, lounge and a snack bar. 302-645-0211.

button CAMPING Big Oaks, Lewes-Rehoboth Highway, 302-645-6838 - year-round, tent and RV; Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, 302-645-8983 - seasonal, tent and RV; Delaware Seashore State Park, Indian River Inlet, 302-227-2800 - limited year-round, tent and RV; 3 Seasons, Rehoboth Beach, 302-227-2564 - RV rentals, RV sites only; Trap Pond State Park, Laurel, 302-875-5153 - Seasonal, tent and RV. Also see Parks. Canoeing and Kayaking - Naturalist-led canoe outings are regularly offered through several of the state parks. More than seven miles of canoe trails run through the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Ocean and Marsh Kayaking is also popular in Dewey Beach Ocean and Bayside. Also visit www.destateparks.com.

button CHARTERED FLIGHTS 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, anywhere in the United States. Call Rob Patterson - B. Sci,CFI - FAR PT-135 Certified, American Aerospace, Lewes, DE. 302-856-3214.

button CLAMMING AND CRABBING Clams and crabs can be found in special locations around Rehoboth Bay and Love Creek. It is best to check with the bait and tackle stores for the right bait and equipment. For information about proper locations and prohibited shellfish areas, contact the Delaware Natural Resources & EnvironmentalControl Enforcement Section at 302-739-3440.

button DOLPHIN WATCHING During late July through early October. Dolphins can often be spotted just off-shore along the coast. Close encounters can be arranged through Nature Cruises. See Attractions/Recreation.

button ENTERTAINMENT A variety of entertainment can be found in Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach. The amusements on the Boardwalk offer fun for everyone, particularly the young. Throughout the area there are waterslides, go-carts and other sports activities for all ages. For night time activities, check the Restaurant section of the local newspapers for cocktail lounges and entertainment, and the Theater section for movie listings. See Attractions/Recreations.

button FERRY-CAPE MAY-LEWES FERRY Whether in a car making a connection with New Jersey or on a walk-on round trip for the voyage itself, visitors to this area should take advantage of the opportunity to take a scenic trip across the wide mouth of the Delaware Bay. Crossing takes about one hour and fifteen minutes one way. For information call 1-800-64-FERRY.

button FISHING We offer some of the best surf and deep sea fishing to be found along the East Coast. Fishing is also excellent in the Indian River Inlet area, Rehoboth Bay and Delaware Bay. A children's fishing bridge is a popular spot on Lake Gerar in downtown Rehoboth Beach. Any bait and tackle shop will be happy to help you plan a fishing outing to suit your needs. Division of Parks and Recreation Surf Fishing Beaches include Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware Seashore State Park and Fenwick Island State Park. No saltwater fishing license is required in Delaware. A freshwater fishing license is required in Delaware for those over 16. For additional information on fishing licensing, regulations or locations, contact the DE Division of Fish and Wildlife at 302-739-3441, or visit www.dnrec.state.de.us. There is a four-wheel drive vehicular license requirement for all state-owned beaches. For more information call 302-739-4702. Charter boats available from Captain Tom's Charter Fishing 302-945-3474 and Fisherman's Wharf 302-645-8862. Check listings in this book for other fishing information. See Attractions/Recreation.

button FITNESS Exercise programs and facilities are available at the Body Shop Fitness Center on the Boardwalk, at the YMCA on Church St, at Midway Fitness Center on Route One at Midway Shopping Center, at The Firm on Route One, at Gold's Gym in Rehoboth Beach Plaza and various other locations throughout the area.

button GO-KARTS Go Karts are available at Midway Speedway, located at Midway Shopping Center, Route One, Rehoboth Beach, and Jungle Jim's Adventure World at Route One at Rehoboth Beach entrance.

button GOLF Golf in Southern Delaware is abundant with 12 public golf courses and a number of private courses. Par-3 golf is available at Midway Par 3 Golf Course and Driving Range. Old Landing Golf Course offers standard full-course golf facilities. Bethany Bay Golf Club offers a mid-length course. Baywood Greens is located on Route 24 with full championship amenities. The Heritage Inn & Golf Club is located at Postal Lane and Highway One. Bear Trap Dunes is located 2 miles west of Bethany Beach, The Rookery is located in Milton, DE. For a free Delaware Seashore Golf Guide, click on www.delawareseashoregolf.com.

button And for guests who want to stay and play contact Sea Dogs at 888-371-7888 or Delaware Coast Beach Links at 877-DE-LINKS for golf packages. Also see Miniature Golf.

button Also, be sure to visit our Golf at the Beach section.

button HORSEBACK RIDING/ACTIVITIES Biddies and Bits Farm is located in Milton, call 302-945-7214.

button HUNTING Regulated hunting is permitted throughout many parks and on several private tracts-acres of prime territory for waterfowl, deer, and small game. For information on hunting licensing, regulations or locations, contact the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife at 89 Kings Highway Dover, DE 19901, call 302-739-3441, or go online at www.dnrec.state.de.us.

button KAYAKING Coastal Kayak 877-44-KAYAK (Toll Free) or 302-539-7999.

button LEWES HISTORICAL SOCIETY Complex at Shipcarpenter St. and West Third. Restored buildings and country store. Marine Museum next to Post Office. Walking tour of historic homes. Call Lewes Chamber of Commerce at 302-645-8073.

button MARINA FACILITIES Fisherman's Wharf, 302-645-8862, Rehoboth Bay Marina, 302-226-2012, Indian River Marina at Del. Seashore State Park, 302-227-3071

button MEDITATION GARDEN Serenity Gardens offers a peaceful spot for people to relax and reflect. Serenity Gardens is an alcohol and drug free setting located at 405 Rehoboth Ave. behind LifeForce Massage and Wellness Center/Serenity by the Sea Books and Gifts. Open 9:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. Call (302) 227-6818 for more information.

button MINIATURE GOLF Coastal Golf, Highway One, 302-227-4653. Shell We Golf & Sea Shell Shop, 4405 Highway One, 302-227-4323.

button MUSEUMS Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation-302-227-0478;Discover-Sea Museum-888-743-5524; Rehoboth Art League-302-227-8408 and Rehoboth Beach Historical Society/Anna Hazzard Museum-302-226-1119. See Attractions/Recreation for addresses.

button NANTICOKE INDIAN MUSEUM at Routes 24 and 5, Oak Orchard Intersection, Millsboro. Native American library and artifacts. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10AM to 4PM; closed Sunday and Monday. Call 302-945-7022 for information.

button NASSAU VINEYARDS Orchards, Winery, Picnic Tables - Bring your lunch and have a glass of wine. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11am until 5pm, Sunday, Noon until 5pm, Closed on Monday. 36 Nassau Commons - Lewes. For information call 302-645-9463.

button DEWEY BEACH PARASAIL located on Dickinson St. Bayside, Dewey Beach. Come fly with the largest and most experienced operator in DE. Anyone can parasail! Safety is our number one priority. Dewey Beach Parasail is open 7 days a week from 8am till 6pm. Departures every hour on the hour. Let our experienced Coast Guard certified captains give you a ride to remember....call 302-227-9507 or 877-FLY-DEWEY for reservations. Check out www.flydewey.com for more info, pictures and coupons.

button PARKS Grove Park, Columbia Ave., behind the Chamber of Commerce Office. See Tot Lots. Cape Henlopen State Park on the water where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. This 3,000 acre park near Lewes has the famous walking sand dunes, nature trails with guides, a nature center, camping, bathhouses, tennis, recreation areas and areas for surf fishing and swimming. For information call 302-645-8983. Seasonal

 
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