Visitor Information for Delaware Beaches

 

A Convenient List of Visitor Services for Delaware Beaches

 

Photo: Billy Ficke

Photo: Billy Ficke

VISITORS CENTERS
REHOBOTH BEACH-DEWEY BEACH
Chamber of Commerce &Visitors Center
501 Rehoboth Ave.,
Rehoboth Beach
302-227-2233 • 1-800-441-1329
www.beach-fun.com

Bethany Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce
36913 Coastal Highway
Fenwick Island, DE 19944
302-539-2100 / 800-962-SURF
www.bethany-fenwick.org

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Any Emergency             911
Rehoboth Beach Police Dept.    302-227-2577
Dewey Beach Patrol    302-227-6365
Rehoboth Beach Patrol    302-227-2280
Lewes Police    302-645-6264
Bethany Beach Police    302-539-1000
Fenwick Police    302-542-8793
Delaware State Police    302-739-5901
Coast Guard    302-227-2439
Swimming/ Water Alerts    800-922-WAVE
SPCA    302-856-6361
Poison Control    800-222-1222

HOSPITALS MEDICAL CENTERS
Beebe Medical Center, Lewes
302-645-3568
Rehoboth Beach Medical Center
302-227-2774

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Rehoboth Beach Public Library
226 Rehoboth Ave.    302-227-8044
www.rehobothlibrary.org

POST OFFICES
179 Rehoboth Ave.,Rehoboth Beach     302-227-8406
116 Front St., Lewes    302-645-0235
14 Pennsylvania Ave.,Bethany Beach    302-539-9874

TRANSPORTATION
Airports
Salisbury, MD Airport    410-548-4827
Ocean City Municipal Airport    410-213-2471

Buses
Peter Pan Bus Lines    1-800-343-9999
DART First State                              1-800-652-DART
Jolly Trolley of Rehoboth    302-227-1197
Resort Transit/Beach Bus    302-226-2001
Greyhound 1-800-231-2222

Car Rentals
Enterprise    302-645-5005

Ferry
Cape May-Lewes Ferry 1-800-64-FERRY

Taxi
Comfort Ride Taxi    302-645-1400
City Cab of Delaware    302-227-8294

PARKING

CLICK HERE to read about parking in the Delaware Beaches. 

RULES FOR DOGS
Lewes
No dogs allowed on beach, except
for before 8 a.m. or after 6:30 p.m.
May 1–Sept. 30.

Rehoboth Beach
No dogs allowed on beach May 1- Sept. 30 before 9:30am and after 5:30pm. In the off-season, dogs are allowed on leash.

Dewey Beach
Dogs are allowed on the beach year-round, except from 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Dogs must have Dewey Beach dog license.

Bethany Beach
No dogs allowed on the beach and boardwalk May 15–Sept. 30.
During the off-season, dogs must be on a leash.

Fenwick Island
No dogs allowed on beach May 1–September 30. During the
off-season, dogs must be on a leash.

AREA INFORMATION
Population
Sussex County—206,649
Rehoboth–1,373
Lewes—2,747
Dewey Beach—341
Bethany Beach—1060
Fenwick Island—379

Taxes
No sales tax in Delaware
8% Accommodations Tax

Smoking Laws
Smoking is prohibited in all public buildings, including workplaces, bars, restaurants and casinos. Fenwick Island recently banned smoking on the beach during the summer as well. Bethany Beach has banned smoking on the boardwalk and on the beach.

Alcohol Policy
Alcohol can be purchase in liquor stores and bars that have a license. No person under 21 may enter a liquor store or bar for any reason. Alcohol can be purchased Monday–Saturday 9 a.m.–1 a.m. and Sunday noon–8 p.m.

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