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Lewes Day Trips and Weekend Excursions

There's always a reason to travel!

Whether you're looking for a quick day-trip, a weekend-excursion or something in between, there's always a reason to hop aboard the Cape May - Lewes Ferry and check out the beaches and towns surrounding Lewes. Take a look at a few options below, make some plans, book your Ferry travel and we'll see you on board!


Lewes Summer Craft Fair

July 14th 9:00AM-4:00PM | Lewes Historical Society, 110 Shipcarpenter Street in Lewes

July in Lewes means the Summer Craft Fair brought to you by The Lewes Historical Society.With its wealth of historical sites, museums, unique shops, restaurants and pristine beaches, Lewes is an exciting destination for craft buyers and visitors alike.  The Lewes Summer Craft Fair is well known for the exceptional quality of the craftspeople, including new and returning artists from across Delmarva and the Eastern Shore. This year, there will be over 60 talented artisans exhibiting a variety of media ranging from metalwork to woodworking.  Indulge in delicious food and cool treats. Highlighted as the 2018 Summer Craft Fair Featured Artist is Pamella Bounds-Seemans. Admission will be $5.00 per person, children under 12 are free. 

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13th Annual Wine Tasting & Art Auction

July 18th 5:30PM-7:30PM | Virden Conference Center & Retreat Center

The wonderful people at KINfolk are inviting everyone to their 13th Annual Wine Tasting and Art Auction on July 18th. Come down to the Virden Center located on the University of Delaware’s Lewes campus for a night of fun for a good cause. KINfolk is a non-profit charity who provides laptops to children in hospitals for entertainment and communication. The entertainment lineup includes live & silent auctions as well as a selection of wines from Teller Wines. Admission is $30.

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10th Annual Seafood & Arts Festival

July 21st 10AM-5PM | Indian River Marina

The Indian River Marina in Rehoboth Beach is proud to present their annual Seafood and Arts Festival for the 10th year in a row. Come enjoy music, food, and over 60 arts and crafts vendors, all in a beautiful waterfront setting. Admission is free to the public

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Walking Tour of Rehoboth Beach

August 9th 9AM | The Bandstand, Rehoboth

The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society will conduct walking tours around downtown Rehoboth Beach. Look for the pink umbrella held by tour guide Jean Brolund or the black umbrella held by new tour guide Gerry Beaulieu. The tour is a 2-hour gentle stroll around downtown. The cost of the tour is $10.00. Reservations are required and may be obtained by calling the Rehoboth Beach Museum at (302) 227-7310. While the museum is closed, you may leave your name and telephone number on the answering machine. Topics on the tour may also include shipwrecks, the railroad, the Belhaven Hotel, restaurants and, of course, Funland. Tour goers are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water. There are restrooms available at the bandstand area.

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Jungle Jim's

All Summer | 8 Country Club Rd, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-1000

Jungle Jim’s is the one stop spot for summer fun no matter the age. Escape the heat in Delaware’s largest water park which offers several large slides and a relaxing lazy river. Jungle Jim’s also offers additional fun with bumper boats, mini-golf, batting cages and more. Prices vary based on the attraction.

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Cape Henlopen State Park

All Summer | 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE

Swim in the ocean waves, bike through the sand dunes, fish from the Bayside fishing pier, camp beside historical WWII towers, and explore all 7,000 acres of Cape Henlopen State Park! Located at the point where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Henlopen offers a unique combination of natural wonders and cultural history. Discover the beauty and diversity of Cape Henlopen coastal environment encompassing ocean and bay beaches, maritime forests, and tidal salt marshes. During your stay, be sure to visit Fort Miles, a WWII military base that features the Fort Miles Museum, Artillery Park, and Battery 519 tours. With excellent wildlife-watching, stunning scenery, world-class beaches, and year-round historical and environmental programming, there are endless adventures to discover at Cape Henlopen!

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Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk

All Summer | Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Visitors to Rehoboth Beach can enjoy a mile-long boardwalk lined with old-fashioned family amusements, attractions, beach stores, and good eats. The boardwalk is a year-round place for festivals, events, and daily strolls to enjoy the ocean views. The boardwalk is a combination of old-fashioned charm and modern amenities. Bike and surrey rentals are available by the hour or by the day. 

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Outdoor Dining & Drinks with a View at On the Rocks - Lewes

7 Days a Week 11am-7pm | Lewes Ferry Terminal

Whether it's lunch, dinner, a quick snack or one of our signature drinks - the Crush - On The Rocks is a great place to relax and enjoy great food with beautiful bay views! 

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