Total Mileage/Average drive time
26 miles, 51 minutes
From historic Lewes, follow coastal Highway 1 to the charming resort community of Rehoboth Beach, then take 1 through the Delaware Seashore state park to Fenwick Island, with lots of water sports available for outdoors enthusiasts
Historic Lewes was the "first town in the first state." Take the Maritime Tour offered by the Lewes Historical Society and gather interesting facts about the region's maritime history. Shop for local produce, eggs, fruits and baked goods at the Historic Lewes Farmers' Market, which is a producer-only market.
2) Rehoboth Beach
8 miles, 20 minutes
Named by many publications as one of the top 10 beaches for families, Rehoboth Beach has lots to offer. Enjoy tax-free shopping or challenge the kids to game of miniature golf at Funland. Check out the Rehoboth Beach Band Stand, which has been offering free summer concerts for fifty years.
3) Fenwick Island
19 miles, 31 minutes
Take Route 1 through Delaware State Park, where you can visit the Life Saving Station, designed and built in 1876 by the U.S. Lifesaving Service in order to handle the many shipwrecks in the region. Then relax on Fenwick Island, which is located in the Quiet Resorts region.