From Rehoboth Beach to Fenwick Island, the beaches of Sussex County each have their own distinct personality with something to offer everyone who comes to visit them.
Known best as the first town in the first state; Lewes is an ideal spot to visit and an even better place to live! The downtown area features a great sampling of boutique shopping and fine eateries along its main drag and side streets. Revisit a lesson in history by taking the town's walking historic tour to find yourself immersed in another age or take a stroll over the bridge and watch the ships pour in and out of the canal. The beach and bay awaits about a 1/2 mile from the center of town for those looking to catch some rays and relaxation and access to the Cape Henlopen State Park is just around the corner. The celebrated Cape May-Lewes Ferry has its headquarters here as well, making a day trip to the other side of the Bay an easy and delightful excursion. A great place to bring the family or friends; Lewes is one of Delaware's prized possessions.
Rehoboth, which is located approximately ten miles north of Bethany Beach, is quickly becoming a trendy year-round destination as it boasts an assortment of fine dining and retail shopping. The mile-long boardwalk located at the end of Rehoboth Avenue offers the perfect place for biking, strolling or jogging. It also features miniature golf, arcades, a family amusement park and bandstand pavilion, which holds free concerts all season long. Be sure to check out some of our featured Rehoboth Beach real estate listings so you can start imagining what it'd be like to call this paradise your home.
Directly south of Rehoboth lies Dewey Beach. This strip of land is the perfect place for those looking to enjoy a night out on the town. Dewey offers its share of first-rate restaurants as well, but is better known for its late night bar scene, which often includes nationally known entertainers and musical performers. This stretch of land between the ocean and the bay is just shy of a ½ a mile wide and 1 mile long, so it is an easy walk from one end of town to the other, all the while enjoying spectacular bay and ocean views from your choice of venue.
Beyond Dewey lies six miles of state owned coastline that stretches into Bethany Beach. As you drive down this scenic patch of road, you'll pass the Indian River Inlet where all the local surfers gather. You will also notice the wide bike and jogging lane, which provides the perfect setting for those looking for a little exercise on their vacation. The old naval towers used in our country's first and second world wars line the beach here and remind us of our history.
Bethany Beach, which is a great place to bring the whole family is the next resort town hit on the coastal highway. Though not as large as Rehoboth; Bethany does boast its' own boardwalk, bandstand and several other attractions for the whole family including the famous Mangos Bar and Grill & Bethany Blue's Barbecue Pit.
Just past this town is the southernmost coastal city of Fenwick Island. It borders Ocean City, Maryland and offers great places to shop, eat & relax. Whether someone is looking for a small town peaceful retreat, metropolitan worthy dining & shopping or the time of their life: Delaware's resort communities won't disappoint.