Rehoboth Beach Travel Guide

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Rehoboth Beach Things to Do

  • Fourth of July Fireworks on the Beach

    It's the Fourth of July. You MUST see fireworks. It's the law! Well, maybe it ought to be...We headed down to the beach just in time to see the fireworks. It was quite a site to walk up the beach ramp and see so many people on the sand in the dark. And it was a good show. Oh sure it wasn't like the ones shot over the Charles River in Boston but the...

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  • The Boardwalk

    It had been years since I'd been on a proper beach boardwalk. And you know how proper beach boadwalks can be.After dinner on our first night in RB, we got ice-cream, strolled on the boadwalk, and made friends. Well, some of us did...

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  • Silver Lake

    My friends' house is right off Silver Lake. So I walked by it several times every day which is really a pleasure to do. It's a beautiful and protected wildlife sanctuary. The lucky owners of its surrounding houses tend to build gazebos along it. This, in my opinion, is the perfect way to enjoy the body of water.Oh, and you can cross a lovely wooden...

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  • Beach Baby!

    Well... it is Rehoboth BEACH. So go, go, go and get some sun, sun, sun! When you live in New England, yet did not grow up here, you have a strange relationships with its beaches. Sure they're pretty to look at, but not being able to go into what feels like ice-cold water kinda of kills the beauty! The water there reminded me of the Long Island...

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  • Rehoboth Beach Main Street

    Introducing Rehoboth Beach Main Street, Inc.... In more than 1700 downtowns across the nation, public/private partnerships are protecting the future of small towns and their commercial districts with a four point approach. Rehoboth Beach Main Street, Inc (RBMS) is a membership organization of merchants, business owners, residents and visitors who...

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  • THOSE CRAZY GAMES

    One evening at Rehoboth, we took advantage of the games provided to us by the owners of the beach house. TWISTER--a game for the young and agile--was one of these. Instead of moving gamepieces along the colored spaces you use your arms and legs, resulting in a great deal of gyrating, twisting and LAUGHS! This is a game that is as much fun watching...

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Rehoboth Beach Hotels

Rehoboth Beach Restaurants

  • Sun 'n Sandwiches

    Lori's is a cute little self-service cafe with a wonderful outdoor dining area. There's a large variety of salad, sandwiches, and vegetarian items. I had a hummus and avocado sandwich on whole grain bread. A side of corn chips were a lovely way to scoop some of the avocado out of the sandwich. Hey, this method worked for me. It might not for you,...

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  • Rocking Mango Margaritas

    It's nice to have dinner with guys who are regulars at Los Locos. How else would we have gotten a fabulous table right by the window, on the spot, on the Friday night of the Fourth of July weekend? You've got to love things like that! The food was yummy too. I always like to try something new so I chose the soft-shelled crab tacos. They were...

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  • Yummy Sandwiches on Cuban Bread

    Stopped in for lunch after hitting the shops on Rehoboth Avenue. Mostly, we picked it primarily for the air-conditioning. Not gonna lie to ya, it was hot as hell out that day! But whatever the reason, the choice was a good one. The a/c was lovely and the menu had some interesting and eclectic choices. I had a crab-cake sandwich that was served on...

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  • Best Sunday Brunch in State of Delaware.

    This is the best place to eat in all of state, in my humble opinion. Sunday Brunch, all you can eat, (by reservation only ) is fantastic. I have never had better. Mimosa's or Bloody Mary's are $1.00, and soooo good. Food is 4 Star. Service is too. Any meal will delight you. View of ocean while you eat. Inside the most beautiful hotel. My favorite...

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  • La La Land

    La La Land is the gayest restaurant I have ever visited, and I mean that in the best possible way. From its pastel walls to the flamboyant bartender with the leopard-spotted hair (his name is Dave Engel and he was named 2001's "Best Bartender at the Beach"), this place has it all. I love the bathroom upstairs from the dining area with the couch...

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  • Dog Fish Head Brewery

    The Dog Fish Head Brewery is my favorite restaurant in Rehoboth Beach. It has great microbrews and excellent food. Their beers include Lawnmower Light, IPA 60 Minute, IPA 90 Minute (very bitter & 9% alcohol!), Indian Brown Ale (semi-sweet and smooth), Raison d'Etre (very sweet with a light raisin flavor), Chicory Stout, and a few others. Combine...

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Rehoboth Beach Nightlife

  • STAY AWAY, ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE GAY!

    STAY AWAY, ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE GAY!My partner and I were discriminated against at the Summerhouse, because we were gay. I was so furious about it I sued them through the state's Human Relations Commission and WON, Unanimously!I'll never go to any of the Big Fish Restaurant Group restaurants, which includes the Summerhouse, Big Fish and now Salt...

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  • Nightly specials in Rehoboth

    Third Editon was THE place to go back in my "single days "(wink, wink)-2000-2002. If you were cool, you went to Third on Friday and Saturday nights. GREAT place to dance!!! Kind of a pick-up joint, but most guys there were good looking ...and (oddly), many older (50-60ish!) "money men" liked to go there to pick up younger women. They were "sugar...

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  • Straight bars few & far between

    I went to Rehoboth for my 23rd birthday weekend. My friends & I knew there were some gay hot spots but we had no idea to what extent! Friday night we got a good buzz going & hung around nonetheless, and it ended up being a great time. Then again we were a group of stylish young females in a sea of young, stylish gay men so they ate us right up....

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Rehoboth Beach Transportation

  • Get on 'yer bike!

    OR borrow one of your gracious hosts' and ride it! This makes so much sense when going to the beach or into town. Cars give bicyclists the right of way, they're so much easier to park, you can get some exercise, AND you'll be so much kinder to the environment!

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  • Drive . . .

    It took me 2 hours and 15 minutes to get to Rehoboth Beach from Philadelphia. I took I-95 South through Wilmington, Delaware and then hooked up with Route 1 South all the way to the beach. Rehoboth is about 2 1/2 hours from Washington D.C., about the same from Baltimore and about 1 hour and 45 minutes from Wilmington.

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  • Take a Jolly Trolley Tour

    Takes you to a few (and I mean few) select spots. Narrated tours of 6 or more available. From 8am to 2am daily. Map and schedule available on web site.

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Rehoboth Beach Shopping

  • OUTLETS!

    As you drive into Rehoboth Beach on Rt 1, you can't help but notice all the outlets! When I saw one for Cold Water Creek I got as giddy as if I were on laughing gas. So.... when it was cloudy one morning, we hit it! However, we weren't able to hit any of the other ones because the parking lots were impossibly packed. Besides, the sun had come out...

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  • Rehoboth Mews and Penny Lane

    There are shops all up 'n down Rehoboth avenue. You can find clothes, swimwear, gifts, souvenirs, you get the drift. But there are a couple of little malls running off the street in both directions, Rehoboth Mews and Penny Lane. They're mainly crafty little places which are lovely to look at and explore. I bought a bunch of fun stuff!

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  • Sustainable Luxury

    I really enjoyed browsing in this store. It's filled with fun items such as Dia de los Muertos memorabilia, colorful cotton clothing, and funky jewelry, just to mention a sample of its offerings. The owner makes beaded jewelry while manning the cash-register and is very friendly. I bought an adorable mermaid ornament which will remind me of RB...

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Rehoboth Beach Local Customs

  • One of my favorite breweries

    Dogfish Head Brewery is why I came to Rehoboth. If you're looking to visit the actual Brewery however, it's located in nearby Milton, Delaware. The Brewpub is right in the heart of Rehoboth Beach on Rehoboth Avenue (pictured here). If you ask me, Dogfish is one of the better beers on the East Coast. It's widely available at good distributors all...

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  • Crepe Papillion Cafe`

    It is like a French Cafe` in the middle of Rehoboth! You will love the food here. Fruit Tarts, and Croissants, but the Fruit Crepes keep the locals comming back for more. Once when in town, we asked a poor (French) student who lived there where to grab breakfast. She recommended here, and said it tasted like home. We have been regulars ever...

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  • Penny Lane is a hidden treasure!

    Cute shops, and the Crepe Place is here! A toy store, an artist who paints right in her window.An Alley between Rehoboth Ave. and Wilmington Ave.You can eat breakfast with the locals here.

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Rehoboth Beach Warnings and Dangers

  • Underwater objects

    What does this sign mean? Are they referring to shells that you may step on while getting into the water? Jelly fish? Or are they referring to something more nefarious? Perhaps submarines planted by spies, trying to steal the recipe for salt water taffy?

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  • Hermit Crab art

    If you buy a hermit crab in one of the shops, don't get it a shell with bad anime painted on it. The crab may even pinch for you for giving them an ugly home.

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  • The Beach Dangers

    I think that Rehoboth Beach is the most beautiful beach that I have ever been to and of course all the lifeguards are beautiful but the one bad thing about that is that there are so many lifeguards for a reason. The undertoe and the water is very dangerous and in the 2 hours that I was there, three people had to be rescued by the lifeguards because...

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Rehoboth Beach Tourist Traps

  • Just because it's by the ocean . . .

    . . . doesn't mean it's the best seafood. You'll see a bunch of seafood restaurants near the beach and in the greater Rehoboth Beach area, but my experience has been that just because these places are near the water, doesn't mean the fish are any tastier. I'm sure there are exceptions to this rule, but then again, I can show you some incredible...

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  • Forced Reading

    You are laying on the beach, trying to rest and relax, and plane after plane is flying by with advertisments on the back. I don't think we have ever gone somewhere due to this form of advertising.

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  • Do not Speed in this town.

    Radar is everywhere, and this town spends lots of money on cops. They are unforgiving cops where speed is concerned. They love your money... Follow speed limits in every Delaware Beach Town. Rent a bike.

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Rehoboth Beach Off The Beaten Path

  • Lake Gerar

    Okay, this place isn't really off the beaten path, but in comparison to the crowded beach, it feels like you're miles away. I took this picture of Lake Gerar near the intersection of 2nd and Olive Streets and it was certainly one of the most peaceful, quiet spots in town.

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  • Dolphins Around Town #4

    #20 (Top Left) Bellinger's JewelersMarilyn, Artist, Julie Baxendall# 07 (Top Right) Movies at MidwayArtist, Jennifer August#18 (Bottom Left) Delaware National BankFor the Life Guard Patrol, Rehoboth Beach Artist, ??????????? (You tell us)#22, (Bottom Right) Rehoboth Toy & Kite Co.Artist, Patti Shreeve

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  • Dolphins Around Town #3

    #10 (Top Left) Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of CommerceArtist, Linda Minkowski#12 (Top Right) Prudential Gallow, RealtorsArtist, Aina Nergaard Nammack (wow)#13 (Bottom Left) The Village at Bear Trap DunesArtist, Jean Doran#15 (Bottom Right) Kathy Devies-Harmon, Senior V.P. Morgan StanleyArtist, Wendy Carr

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Rehoboth Beach Favorites

  • General info

    You'll see a big sign for the Convention Center as you drive or walk down Rehoboth Avenue. This is the place to stop if you want a walking map or a parking permit. There are also occasional concerts and other social events held here. Inquire within for information about current local events, including festivals, concerts and exhibitions in town.

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  • Internet cafe in Rehoboth Beach

    When on holiday, it can be a problem to check your e-mail. Especially in western countries it is taken for granted that you have internet at home and don't need to go to public places for that.But on holiday?In Rehoboth Beach, there aren't too many possibilities, but you can go to Dewey Beach (which is kind of linked with Rehoboth Beach). There is...

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  • Sea of umbrellas

    You can rent beach umbrellas and chairs for the day from local venders that are set up on the beach. As you can see many people do this! Be careful not to leave your stuff unattended, there are theives!

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