Rehoboth Beach is well-known as the premier family resort and it's easy to see why! In addition to the our wonderful beach, the area also provides a wide variety of activities to entertain the even youngest at heart. The potential to have fun is virtually limitless, but we have provided a short list of ideas to help you get started. Please click on any of the links below for more information.
Funland / Playland - Funland is a family amusement center located on the boardwalk in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The park offers great entertainment for the whole family, featuring 18 rides, 13 midway games, an electronic shooting gallery, redemption games and redemption center, and an arcade with video and pinball machines. Please visit their website for more information!
Jungle Jim's - Jungle Jim's Waterpark offers a vast variety of family fun! Expanding every year, the park features several go-kart tracks, water park, bumper boats, mini-golf and so much more! Please visit their website for complete details on this great family getaway!
Midway Speedway - Affordable family fun awaits you at Rehoboth Beach's premier fun destination, Midway Speedway Park. Midway Speedway is "your place to race" featuring five go-kart tracks including two designed specially for Kiddie drivers and 10 different styles of go-karts for your family to choose from. We have the fastest karts on the beach. White Water Mountain Water Park is wild, wet fun for the whole family. Our large tropical deck is perfect for relaxing and soaking up the Rehoboth sunshine. We also have super-fast slides, an activity pool and a large recreational pool for everyone to enjoy. Play a round of adventurous mini-golf at Fire Mountain Golf. These are 18 holes of pure, volcanic excitement. You play to survive at Fire Mountain Mini-Golf. Other Fun Park attractions include the exciting Bumper Boat Lagoon, the heart-pounding Gravity Storm, and the challenging Climbing Wall. Please visit their website for additional information.
Nature Cruise - Enjoy dolphin and whale watching excursions on select days of the week from Fisherman's Wharf in downtown Lewes. Please visit their website for more information on this fun family activity!
Pirates of Lewes Expedition Cruise - This summer take your kids on a swashbuckling pirate adventure of fantasy and fun, a fantastic voyage they will remember for years to come. Captain Crunch will be on board to tell you about local Lewes Pirate History and the legends of Black Beard, Blue Skin and Captain Kidd's buried treasure. Of course there will be singing and pirate dances for all the mates. And all crew will take the Pirate oath and work together to follow the map to the sunken treasure and defend the Sea Gypsy from Pete the Pirate. Please visit their website for more information.
Cape Henlopen State Park and Nature Center - Cape Henlopen's beaches attract thousands of visitors who enjoy ocean swimming and sunbathing. Two designated swimming beaches provide lifeguard patrols between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day. Umbrellas can be rented during the summer. The northern swimming area also features a modern bath house with showers, changing rooms, and a food concession. The park's open spaces feature many other activities. A picnic pavilion and the "Officer's Club" building can both be reserved for group events. An 18-hole disc golf course encourages friendly competition, and basketball courts promote more active exercise. Annual events such as the Kite Festival and the Halloween Fantasy Trail are family favorites. The park also conducts a variety of entertaining recreational programs, including natural history lectures, outdoor concerts, seaside seining, and birdwatching, to name but a few. Please visit their website for more information.
Kid's Cottage - Kid's Cottage is an interactive destination designed for either drop-in or parent supervised visits. We also offer exceptional learning environments, including an innovative pre-school, engaging programs, monthly classes, and memorable experiences for children. The center not only offers an exciting alternative to babysitting, we offer a safe, clean and high-quality environment to play, learn and develop social skills. Please visit their website for more information.
Rehoboth Art League - The Rehoboth Art League is an art gallery and membership-based arts organization that promotes and encourages artists, art education and collaboration among arts organizations, offering art classes and a dozen individual and members' exhibitions a year. Please visit their website for more information.
Story Hours - Children's Story Hours are organized throughout the summer season at the Rehoboth Beach Public Library and at Browseabout Books, both located on Rehoboth Avenue in downtown Rehoboth Beach. For more information, please contact the Rehoboth Beach Public Library at 302-227-8044, or Browseabout Books at 302-226-2665.
Shell We Golf - The bellow of Conch Shells and chants of ancient legends welcome you to Shell We Golf at a tropical setting among the Palm trees. Learn all about Shells while enjoying a challenging course. Experience the invisible fish, shells jumping, waterfalls, and a live aquatic pond, filled with waterlilies. Please visit their website for more information.
Biking - Biking is one of the most favored activities for tourists. It's a great way to get exercise all the while taking in the beautiful scenery that surrounds you. Per Delaware State Law, cyclists must obey all laws governing motor verhicles including riding with traffic (rather than against it) as well as having the appropriate lighting on the bicycle. Cyclists are also encouraged to wear helmets for added safety.
There are many opportunities for cycling along the Delaware Coast. A popular route amongst tourists for it's beauty and terrain is the Junction and Breakwater Trail off Wolfe Neck Road on the southwestern side of Cape Henlopen State Park midway between Lewes and Rehoboth Beach. This trail is approximately 3.6 miles long. For more information, call 302- 739-4702 or visit destateparks.com. Those desiring a longer ride may contact Sussex Cyclists, a local cycling group which leads day and evening rides from 11 to 50 miles mostly through rural Sussex County roads. Visitors are welcome to participate! Information is available at the Sussex Cyclists website or by calling the ride leader on 302-645-6633.
The Delaware Deptartment of Transportation also provides maps to help you prepare for your outing. You can visit their website for maps and addition information at www.deldot.gov.
Fishing - Some of the best surf and deep sea fishing can be found right here along the Delaware Coast! Surf fishing is available along the three coastal state parks, Cape Henlopen State park, Delaware Seashore State Park and Fenwick Island State Park. Please note, a fishing license is required in Delaware for those over the age of 16. For additional information on fishing licensing, vehicle licensing, regulations and/or locations, please contact the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife at 302-739-9910 or on their website.
Charter fishing boats are available through the following companies:
Clear Space Productions - Rehoboth-based production company featuring an Art Institute, Community Chorus, Broadway Bound, Outreach programs, shows and series. Please visit their website for more information.
Movies at Midway - A state of the art movie theater offering 14 screens, some with 3D movies, located right on Route 1 and Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach. For a listing of showtimes, please call 302.645.0200 visit their website.
Rehoboth Summer Children's Theater - The 2010 RSCT Season will released soon. For more information, please visit their website.