If Delaware isn’t on your travel bucket list, it should be. Visitors often can’t believe their eyes when they witness the East Coast beauty of Delaware’s sand dunes and beaches. And the best place to experience Delaware is the bustling summer village of Rehoboth Beach. Keep reading to discover a few of the best attractions in Rehoboth Beach!
8 Summer Attractions in Rehoboth Beach, DE
1. Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
At the heart of Rehoboth Beach is the boardwalk. Stretching along the seashore, the boardwalk is lined with shops, restaurants, and fun activities. From French fries to mini golf to the famous Funland amusement park, summer fun is sure to be found all along the boardwalk!
2. Cape Henlopen State Park
Nestled in the nearby town of Lewes, Cape Henlopen State Park is an excellent oceanside destination. The Point Overlook provides views of the Delaware Bay and two lighthouses. You can also tour a World War II fort, fish from a pier, and bike around a loop trail in the park.
3. Junction and Breakwater Trail
Rehoboth Beach and Lewes are connected by the Junction and Breakwater Trail, a fantastic multi-use path. Residents and visitors alike enjoy biking along this paved and gravel path through the coastal plains. It’s also an excellent place for a morning or evening stroll.
4. Gordons Pond Trail
At the north end of Rehoboth Beach is Gordons Pond. Bursting with wetlands wildlife, Gordons Pond is simply a beautiful place to explore. It’s now a part of Cape Henlopen State Park and is connected to Lewes by the Gordons Pond Trail. Part path and part boardwalk, the trail is ideal for cycling and runs over marshes and past sand dunes for several miles.
5. Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market
In the summer months, the Rehoboth Beach Farmers’ Market is the place to be. Nestled in Grove Park, the Farmers’ Market bustles with shoppers searching for the best produce, dairy, and artisan items. If you love local finds and supporting small businesses, be sure to visit!
6. Craft Breweries
Rehoboth Beach is a hub for craft beer. Most famous is Dogfish Head Brewery, known for its salty, sour Sea Quench Ale, among others. But while Dogfish Head has a convenient downtown location, there are other breweries worth sampling too. Here are our recommendations:
7. Delaware Seashore State Park
Some of the best East Coast experiences can be found at Delaware Seashore State Park. Extending for miles along the Atlantic Ocean, this park is perfect for paddling, surfing, fishing, walking, and biking. You should also walk to the top of the Indian River Inlet bridge for an astonishing view of the Delaware seashore.
8. Jungle Jim’s Waterpark
Nestled just west of downtown Rehoboth Beach, Jungle Jim’s is the largest waterpark in Delaware. You’ll find a wave pool, splash pad, lazy river, two pools, and numerous slides for aquatic fun. If you’re in search of even more activities, Jungle Jim’s also has bumper boats and batting cages.
Nearby Camping at Leisure Point and Sea Air Village
With all the fun in Rehoboth Beach, you’ll want to stay nearby. We’re thrilled to offer RV stays at not one, but two resorts in the Rehoboth Beach area. The closest option to downtown is Sea Air Village, featuring comfortable RV sites and community-style amenities like a pool, sand volleyball, and horseshoes.
Further south in Millsboro is Leisure Point Resort. Situated on the Rehoboth Bay, Leisure Point has its own marina with 300 boat slips. Guests are invited to stay at seasonal RV sites, offering an easy way to enjoy Leisure Point for a longer term. We promise there won’t be any shortage of activities to try during your stay!
So come, visit Rehoboth Beach, and experience just how many attractions this area has to offer. And don’t forget to invite your favorite travel buddy! Share this post and let others in on the fun.