Places to Shop in Delaware Beaches: Fenwick Island, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach, Rehoboth Beach, & Lewes

 

Be sure to save an afternoon or two for shopping at these great selections!

 

Treat yourself to some shopping!

Treat yourself to some shopping!

 

1. Candy Kitchen

Bethany, Fenwick and Rehoboth Beach Locations
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www.candykitchen.com

Homemade Salt Water Taffy, Fudge & Candies Since 1937.

 

2. Endless Jewelry Vernon Powell Shoes

18798 Coastal Hwy. (Rt. 1)
Rehoboth Beach, DE
302-644-7463

Endless Jewelry—fun, festive and elegant. An array of colorful leather wrap bracelets with a range of unique charm designs that allow you to express your personality, to blend in or to stand out. Your colors, your choices.

 

3. Fenwick Boardwalk Shopping

38960 Island St.
302-539-1644
www.vikinggolfamusements.com/boardwalk.php

We feature snacks, Tidepool Toys & Games.

 

4. New Balance

18798 Coastal Hwy. (Rt. 1), Rehoboth Beach
302-644-1776
www.newbalancerehoboth.com

New Balance 990v3 for men and women. Cushioning and stability in all the right places for an over pronating runner. Lightweight and supportive pigskin and synthetic mesh upper provides comfort and durability with optimal breathability!

 

5. NFL Shop @ Fenwick Hardware

37520 Lighthouse Rd, Ocean City
Show your team spirit! The NFL Shop has everything from hairbands to street signs endorsing your favorite football and even MLB teams.

 

6. Olukai Vernon Powell Shoes

18798 Coastal Hwy. (Rt. 1)
Rehoboth Beach, DE
302-644-7463

Each pair of OluKai sandals has a bio-mechanical fit for long-lasting comfort in all of your favorite colors. Sandals never felt so good!

 

7. Ropewalk Fenwick Island, Oyster House Merchandise

700 Coastal Hwy 302-581-0153
www.ropewalkfenwick.com

Take us home with you by picking up one of fabulous apparel pieces or accessories for the entire family.

 

8. SAS Comfort Shoes

18798 Coastal Hwy. (Rt. 1), Rehoboth Beach
302-644-3660

Ultra flexible construction and a removable foot bed offer a plush feel. Padded topline with an adjustable toggle for a custom fit. Made from the softest leather to ensure superior comfort.

 

9. Seaside Country Store

1208 Coastal Hwy
302-539-6110
www.seasidecountrystore.com

Try one of our fresh made gourmet cheeses. We have many delicious varieties to choose from.

 

10. Snyder’s Candy

60 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach.
302-226-3994
www.snyderscandy.com

Celebrating 75th Anniversary. Chocolate, Fudge, all your candy favorites & great gifts.

 

11. Sophia’s Fine Jewelry

300 Coastal Highway #10
302-539-2242

Fenwick Island’s newest jewelry boutique with one of a kind hand crafted pieces and the best brands.

 

12. South Moon Under

120 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth
302-227-3806

8019 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City
410-524-4567

www.southmoonunder.com

South Moon Under is the best place to shop the best of the best shoes, swimwear, and the perfect night out dress! Follow us on Instagram @southmoonunder for more swoon worthy summer finds.

 

13. Tanger Outlet

Rehoboth Beach Location:
36470 Seaside Outlet Drive
Rehoboth Beach, DE
302-226-9223
http://www.tangeroutlet.com/rehoboth

Ocean City, MD Location:
12741 Ocean Gateway
Ocean City, MD
410-213-7898
http://www.tangeroutlet.com/oceancity

With so many shops to choose from, you’re sure to find exactly what you are looking for. And every day there are great bargains for the savvy shopper.

 

14. Warm Museum of Wildfowl Art The Tree Top Shop
909 S. Schumaker Dr., Salisbury, MD
410-742-4988
www.wardmuseum.org

The Tree Top Shop has a wide variety of wildlife finger puppets and books.

 

Take a break from shopping and participate in our first annual Signature Plates Contest!

Movie Theaters in Rehoboth Beach and Nearby Cities

 

Catch a movie on a rainy day while in or nearby Rehoboth Beach, Fenwick Island and Bethany Beach!

movie film

 

If your day is ruined by the rain, make it better by seeing the latest and greatest movie! Rehoboth beach is home to a movie theater, but there are also several movie theaters in Ocean City, Maryland that are just a quick drive from Fenwick Island and Bethany Beach:

 

MOVIES AT MIDWAY

19 Midway Shopping Center Route 1

Rehoboth Beach, DE

302-645-0200

www.movietickets.com

 

FOX THEATER – GOLD COAST MALL

11301 Coastal Highway

Ocean City, MD

410-213-1505

www.foxshowtimes.com

 

SAND & SURF CINEMA 8

14301 Coastal Highway

Ocean City, MD

410-250-1777

www.fandango.com

 

 

 

 

Free Public Library in Delaware Beaches

 

Spend a rainy afternoon in the public library for some peace, quiet and a good read!

 

read

 

There are several libraries to choose from while in or nearby Rehoboth Beach! Check out these local libraries and grab yourself a great book to read on the beach when the sun comes out:

 

Bethany Library

43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE / 302-539-5231 / www.southcoastal.lib.de.us

Hours:

Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Friday: 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

 

Rehoboth Beach Public Library

226 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE / 302-227-8044 / www.rehobothlibrary.org

Hours:

Monday–Wednesday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Thursday–Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Sunday : 12 a.m.–4 p.m.

Backdrop: Open 24/7

 

Lewes Public Library

111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE / 302-645-2733 / www.

Hours:

Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

 

 

Book Stores in Delaware Beaches

 

Delaware Beaches offers two perfect places to find a book to read on the beach!

 

book

 

What is Browseabout Books?

A local book store located in Rehoboth Beach home to a variety of books of all different genres. The books available  here were written by local, regional and national authors who all present their readers with exactly what they are looking for whether that be a love story or a “how to” on gardening. Some of the genres available at Browseabout Books are:

-Cooking
-Humor
-Music
-Crafts & Hobbies
-Games
-Fiction
-Children’s Books
-Drama
-True Crime
-Self-Help
-Travel
-House & Home

HOURS:

Monday–Thursday: 7:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 6:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 6:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

133 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE
302-226-2665
www.browseaboutbooks.com

 

What is Bethany Beach Books?

An independent bookstore that understands the dilemma of most modern readers–What should I read? Come in and their knowledgeable staff will help steer you in the right direction. Whether looking for books for yourself or your kids, Bethany Books offers a variety of options that will make finding your next great read a piece of cake:

Author Signings, get your books signed and maybe find a new favorite book
Monthly Book Clubs, click here to see what the locals are reading and jump into the convo while in town
Story Times, both you and your kids may find a new family classic
The Book Drop, get a monthly reading subscription that chooses great books based on your preferences

HOURS:

September-May Hours
Every Day: 9am – 6pm

Summer Hours:
Every Day: 9am – 11pm

CONTACT INFORMATION:

99 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE
302-539-2522
http://www.bethanybeachbooks.com/

 

 

Arcades in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

 

Looking for a fun activity to do indoors? Hit the arcade!

arcade games

 

There are several arcades to choose from while vacationing in Rehoboth Beach or surrounding cities. Instead of waiting in your hotel for the rain to pass, throw on a rain jacket and head to one of these awesome arcades in the area that will make your time in Ocean City well worth it while the rain is falling:

 

1. Beach Arcade

5 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE / 302-227-1040 / www.beacharcade.com

A family-owned arcade for over 25 years located on the north end of the boardwalk. Home to some of the most popular games, fabulous prizes and lots of fun!

Hours: Daily 9:00 a.m.–Midnight

 

2. Funland

6 Delaware Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE / 302-227-1921 / www.funlandrehoboth.com

Although there are plenty of rides outdoors at Funland, you can still enjoy the arcade and games inside until the sun comes out! The arcade offers some of the best redemption machines on the boardwalk, old-school tickets and lots of prizes!

Games Hours: Sunday–Friday opens at 1:00 p.m.

Saturday opens at 10:00 a.m.

 

3. Playland Arcade

101 S. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE /  302-226-1415 / www.facebook.com/playland-arcade

Located right off the boardwalk, Playland Arcade is home to a variety of traditional and modern, some brand new, arcade games that are fun for all ages! Everyone is a winner at Playland!

Hours: Monday–Sunday 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

 

 

Bowling Alley near Rehoboth & Lewes

 

Looking for a fun activity to do while it’s raining outside? Head to the bowling alley!

 

bowling balls

Choose your favorite color ball then knock down some pins!

 

Millsboro Lanes

213 Mitchell Street, Millsboro, DE / 302-934-0400 / www.millsborolanes.net

 

ABOUT MILLSBORO LANES:

  • 24 Lane Bowling Center
  • Appropriate for all skills levels
  • Family-friendly
  • Clean, safe and fun
  • Full Snack Bar
  • Kegler’s Korner Pro-Shop
  • Leagues available
  • Parties and events welcomed

 

HOURS:

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. (Noon)–11:00 p.m.

Monday: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Midnight)

Friday: 12:00 p.m. (Noon)–12:00 p.m. (Midnight)

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Midnight)

 

 

The Ward Museum near Fenwick Island and Bethany Beach

 

An Ocean City museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of Lem and Steve Ward

wild life art

Just a quick drive from Delaware Beaches is The Ward Museum, a one-of-a-kind museum that you certainly will not forget!

ABOUT THE WARD MUSEUM:

  • Established in 1968
  • Originally housed on the Salisbury University campus
  • Exhibits, collects and promotes wildlife art
  • Advances understanding of the interrelationships of art, nature and culture
  • Opened up at Schumaker Pond in 1992 where it is found today
  • Operated by The Ward Foundation

PERMANENT EXHIBITS IN THE WARD MUSEUM:

Ward Brother Workshop— Features the carvings of Lemuel and Stephen Ward

Decoy in Time Gallery— A wetland environment with decoys, birds, morning mist, hunting paraphernalia and calling ducks

Decoy Study Gallery— Identifies major migratory flyways and decoy carving traditions of North America

World Championship Gallery— Largest gallery featuring contemporary carvings

The Habitat Theater— Features a children’s interactive puppet theater, art gallery and educational wall panels

 

CHANGING EXHIBITS IN THE WARD MUSEUM:

Summer 2015— Charley’s Harper’s Bird Extravaganza

April 3–July 12, 2015— The Tradition and Sport of Falconry

May 15–September 20, 2015— The Art of Sporting and Playing

July 17–August 23, 2015— Volunteer Art Show: Celebrating Our Creative Community

August 28–February 8, 2016— Stepping Out in Style: A Penguin-palooza

 

duck decoy

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Art in Nature Photo Festival— August 7–9, 2015

Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo— October 10, 2015

 

HOURS:

Monday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Sunday: 12 p.m.–5 p.m.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

909 South Schumaker Drive

Salisbury, MD

410-742-4988

 

 

Old Time Photos Near Delaware Beaches

 

Looking for something to do on a rainy day? How about stepping into the past!

 

Photo Credit: Flashback Old Time Photos

Photo Credit: Flashback Old Time Photos

 

Have you ever wanted to dress up like a real cowboy, pirate or flapper? Old Time Photo centers like Flashback Old Time Photos and Past Reflections Old Time Photography offer antique photos with antique-style frames. Step inside these authentic photo studios and you will automatically feel as if you have taken a step back in time. Dress up in costumes that resemble the attire from the 1840s to the 1930s such as a:

  • Cowboy
  • Saloon Girl
  • Civil War General
  • Southern Belle
  • Victorian Lady
  • Victorian Gentleman
  • Southern Gentleman
  • Indian
  • Hillbilly
  • Pirate
  • French Maid
  • Keystone Cop
  • Gangster
  • Flapper

 

Old Time Photos are perfect for all ages, anyone and everyone!

  • Children
  • Families
  • Groups
  • Individuals
  • Parties
  • Doubles and Trios
  • Pets

 

 

YOUR PHOTOS WILL BE READY IN MINUTES!

So, put on your favorite costume, pose in front of a theatrical set and then have a photo shoot while in character! You, your family and friends will surely have a great time with some great laughs. Plus, you will have a unique memory to take back home with you!

Two Fun Locations to Get Your Old Timey Photos:

Flashback Old Time Photo

Located in Ocean City Square Shopping Center
11805 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD
Past Reflections Old Time Photography
Located in Downtown Rehoboth
58 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE
(302) 227-1816

Indoor Mini Golf near Fenwick Island, Delaware

Want to play mini golf, but it’s raining outside? Well, now you can play inside!

 

Old Pro Golf offers two indoor locations.

Old Pro Golf offers two indoor locations.

 

 

Located a quick drive from Fenwick Island and Bethany Beach is Ocean City, Maryland, home to Old Pro Golf, a family owned and operated business since 1965. Although this mini golf course has an amazing lay out filled with surprises around every corner, sometimes the rain puts a damper on your plans to visit. However, Old Pro Golf thinks ahead of the game!

The owner of Old Pro Golf found his outdoor course becoming so successful that he decided to open 2 indoor locations in Ocean City, Maryland. These two courses are:

 

Undersea Adventure Indoor Course

  • Under water themed
  • Massive sea animal statues throughout course
  • Blue felt ground to resemble ocean water
  • Easy, moderate and difficult holes
  • Family-friendly
http://oldprogolf.com/ocean-city-maryland-mini-golf-locations/ocean-city-maryland-mini-golf-68th-street-indoor/

Photo Credit: Old Pro Golf

Located on 68th Street, 6801 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD / 1-888-OLD-PRO1

 

Safari Village Indoor Course

  • Outdoor safari themed
  • Wild animals statues throughout course
  • Green felt ground to resemble grass
  • Rocky ridges surrounded holes
  • Easy, moderate and difficult holes
  • Family-friendly
http://oldprogolf.com/ocean-city-maryland-mini-golf-locations/ocean-city-maryland-mini-golf-136th-street-indoor/

Photo Credit: Old Pro Golf

Located on 136th Street, 13603 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD / 1-888-OLD-PRO1

 

If the rain stops, make your way to one of the Old Pro Golf outdoor courses and use the coupon below to save!

 

Rainy Day Activities in Delaware Beaches

 

Vacationing in Delaware Beaches and it’s raining? Check out these fun things to do to brighten up your day!

 

Things to do on a rainy day in Delaware Beaches!

Things to do on a rainy day in Delaware Beaches!

 

The rain is pouring, and the forecast says it won’t stop any time soon! Don’t let rain ruin your vacation. Be creative and check out what you can do on a rainy day while in Fenwick Island, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach, Rehoboth Beach, &  Lewes:

1. Visit The Ward Musuem

2. Go shopping!— See here for a list of places to go

3. Catch a movie

4. Take an Old Time Photo

5. Ditch the technology and head to the library

6. Check out a beach property

(See here for a listings and realtors available throughout Delaware Beaches!)

7. Walk the boardwalk—A little rain never hurt anybody!

8. Pick out a new read at a local bookstore

9. Hit the arcade

10. Play a round or two of indoor mini golf

11. Knock down some pins

Hungry? Participate in our first annual Signature Plates Contest!