From the upscale, sophistication of Rehoboth to the beachy, laidback feel at Bethany Beach, a vacation in coastal Delaware has something for everyone. For history lovers, find points of interest in one of the historic, regional villages. Or for outdoor lovers, plan a getaway to one of Delaware’s local state parks. Hiking, biking, or just lounging on the sandy beach, you will feel your soul rejuvenated.
Shopping is an extremely popular pastime in the Delaware Beaches. That’s because all sales are tax-free! Meander through quiet, quaint towns and check out local antique stores, cute clothing boutiques, unique gift stores and original galleries. There’s so much! You can also head to one of the famous outlet malls where deals are standard.
From Cape Henlopen State Park to the southern tip of Fenwick Island, find beautiful ocean vistas. Or go inland to see interesting museums, tons of events and festivals plus an array of outdoor adventures. There are ample opportunities to explore the bays and waterways by kayak or standup paddleboard.
The region is eclectic and artistic, valuing cultural experiences and art. Galleries, symphonies, and theaters set the Delaware Beaches apart as not just your average beach towns. The attractions, the entertainment, the nightlife—all set to the soundtrack of the waves rolling in and out.
And don’t forget about the food scene! Delaware Beaches has an eclectic restaurant community. From gourmet fare to small eateries and diners. And the seafood is, of course, delectable!
Welcome to the Delaware Beaches! Every moment of your visit here will be memorable. Whether strolling the boardwalks or soaking in sunrays on the beach.
Local Business Snapshots
If you want to know the best local eats, activities and shopping, check out these businesses. Local businesses are how visitors truly get to know a region, and these are some of the best examples of the Delaware Beaches community.