Things to Do in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, has been America's favorite summer seaside resort for more than 130 years, offering a full spectrum of family and historical attractions, entertainment, events, and recreation along its balmy
Stroll the shores of Rehoboth, Dewey, and Cape Henlopen Beach; take a ride or play carnival games on the Boardwalk; catch a concert, festival, or live performance; shop at our tax-free outlet stores; or enjoy Delaware's freshest seafood at one of Rehoboth's top restaurants. A stay at the Bay Resort Motel puts it all at your feet.
Bottle & Cork in Dewey Beach, DE -
Called "The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll bar in the World," the Bottle & Cork in Dewey Beach, DE has been Rehoboth's premier live music and dancing venue for more than 70 years. Open from May to October, the club puts on around 100 shows per year, and has hosted dozens of musical greats-from Hank Williams and Blondie to Dave Matthews. www.deweybeachlife.com/ent_bc.html.
Dewey Beach, DE Rusty Rudder -
Open from April to October, the Rusty Rudder hosts live, free music festivals in spring and fall, showcasing some 30 bands each weekend, including original many up-and-coming bands that have gone on to fame and fortune. The Rusty Rudder also presents major recording artists such as Josh Kelley, Ryan Bingham, and Shaw/Blades, as well as popular cover bands such as Mr. Greengenes, Burnt Sienna, and Full Effect. For information, go to www.deweybeachlife.com/nl_rr.html.
Rehoboth Beach, DE Boardwalk -
The newly renovated boardwalk features a mile-long old-fashioned plank walkway that flanks Rehoboth Beach. Crowds flock here in summer for ocean swimming, bonfires, surfing, concerts, festivals, carnival amusements, thrill rides, and more. Funland on the Boardwalk is an entertainment venue for the whole family, offering rides, arcade games, food, and fun. Visit www.funlandrehoboth.com.
Tanger Outlet Center in Rehoboth, DE -
Enjoy tax-free discount shopping at the more than 130 outlet stores at the Tanger Outlets. Home to dozens of big, brand-name retailers offering everything from clothing to jewelry and beauty products, shops include Banana Republic, Guess, Kate Spade, Polo Ralph Lauren, Coach, and J. Crew. For information, go to www.tangeroutlet.com/rehobothbeach.
Rehoboth Beach, DE Golf Courses -
The Rehoboth Beach & Bay area offers 12 public golf courses and many private links and courses, among them Salt Pond and Old Landing. Baywood Greens is a championship course with a clubhouse, driving range, and gardens. Nearby Jack Nicklaus-designed courses include Bayside Resort Golf Club in Selbyville and The Peninsula Golf & Country Club in Millsboro, DE.
Rehoboth Bay in Delaware -
The beaches and coves of Rehoboth Bay are easily accessed and explored by water from our hotel. Naturalist-led canoe tours are regularly offered through Delaware state parks. Dewey Beach features ocean and marsh kayaking, and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, on the west shore of Delaware Bay, offers miles of canoe trails, birdwatching, and one of the best wetland habitat areas on the Atlantic coast. For guided tours, contact Quest Fitness and Kayak, www.questfitnesskayak.com.
Cape Henlopen State Park in Dover, DE -
Famous for its sand dunes, Cape Henlopen is a great place for hiking and biking, with 6 miles of open beach. A 3-mile-long paved trail loops the park and visitors can climb to a World War II observation tower for 360-degree views. For details, go to www.destateparks.com/park/cape-henlopen/index.asp.
Dewey Beach, DE -
Dewey Beach features a two-block-wide expanse surrounded by water-bordered on one side by the shores of Rehoboth Bay and on the other by the Atlantic Ocean. A great spot for bodysurfing, sunbathing, and people-watching, Dewey offers some of the area's best nightlife, live music venues, and restaurants. For information, go to www.deweybeach.com.
Nassau Valley Vineyards in Lewes, DE -
Located just a short distance from Rehoboth Beach, this winery and working farm produces a large variety of top wine varietals, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Chardonnay. Free tours and tastings are offered daily. Open Tues-Sat, 11am-5pm; Sun noon-5pm. Visit www.nassauvalley.com.
Rehoboth Beach, DE Festivals & Events -
Wednesday Bonfires on the Beach, Summer on the Green concerts, the Sea Witch Festival and the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival are just a small sampling of the events and festivals each summer along Dewey, Rehoboth, and Bethany Beach. For more events, go to www.rehoboth.com.
Sailing Rehoboth Bay, DE -
Visitors can sail the beautiful Delaware coastline of Rehoboth Bay and watch spectacular sunsets as they glide past beaches and quaint resort towns. Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association rents sunfishes, daysailers, catamarans, and kayaks to non-members as well as offering sailing lessons. Visit http://www.rbsa.org/indexMain.htm for information.