Rehoboth Beach Travel Guide

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Best Things To Do in Rehoboth Beach

While you'll probably spend the majority of your time on the beach and boardwalk, if you venture off the sand, you'll find Rehoboth Beach offers a variety of activities suitable for all ages. Families can head to the Funland amusement park or take in a summer evening show at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand. A few miles away from the shore, shopaholics can indulge in some retail therapy at the Tanger Outlets while nature enthusiasts watch for wildlife at Cape Henlopen State Park

How we rank Things to Do
  • #1
    Things to do in Rehoboth Beach
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    #1 in Rehoboth Beach
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    More than Full Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    More than Full Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    It's what sun worshippers and beach bums come for: the shore. It can get crowded during peak season (May to August), but beachgoers say the sands are clean and the waves are typically calm, making it very family-friendly. The beach is backed by a mile-long boardwalk that's packed with shops,

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  • #2
    Cape Henlopen State Park (Gordons Pond)
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    #2 in Rehoboth Beach
    Beaches, Hiking, Recreation
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Beaches, Hiking, Recreation
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    Located about 2 miles north of Rehoboth Beach along the coastline, the Cape Henlopen State Park offers a much quieter stretch of sand for swimming, as well as fishing spots and hiking trails. One of the most popular trails (as well as the one closest toRehoboth Beach) is Gordons Pond. The

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  • #3
    Funland
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    #3 in Rehoboth Beach
    Amusement Parks
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Amusement Parks
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    Family-owned and operated since 1962, this amusement park is a popular staple on theRehoboth Beach Boardwalk. Featuring 19 rides, 16 midway games and an arcade, the old-fashioned park is perfect for kids (and parents) who need a break from the beach. Rides range from a carousel for smaller children to

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  • #4
    Tanger Outlets
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    #4 in Rehoboth Beach
    Shopping
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND
    Shopping
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

    If you tire of playing in the sand, you can indulge in some retail therapy (and lots of it) less than 3 miles from theboardwalkat the Tanger Outlets. Home to more than 100 stores and restaurants, including shopper favorites like Coach, Vera Bradley, Nike and Old Navy, there's something to

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  • #5
    Rehoboth Beach Bandstand
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    #5 in Rehoboth Beach
    Entertainment and Nightlife, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND
    Entertainment and Nightlife, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

    The premier entertainment venue in the area, the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand is situated just behind theboardwalk. Established in 1963, the open-air pavilion hosts a free summer concert series every year. Shows are offered every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from mid-June to Labor Day and feature a variety of acts including

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  • #6
    Jungle Jim's
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    #6 in Rehoboth Beach
    Amusement Parks
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Amusement Parks
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    Boasting a water park, a mini-golf course, batting cages and more, the Jungle Jim's complex has a little something for everyone. Although recent visitors said the water park wasn't as large as expected, most families who ventured the 3 miles inland said the price of admission was worth it. The

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  • #7
    Rehoboth Beach Museum
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    #7 in Rehoboth Beach
    Museums, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND
    Museums, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

    For a deeper look into the history of this seaside retreat, take a trip to the Rehoboth Beach Museum. The small museum displays everything from vintage bathing suits to archaeological artifacts that date back to the settling of the area. The museum also offers rotating exhibits that showcase the area's

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