Things to Do in and Around Rehoboth Beach

Prepare yourself for quaint shops, restaurants, water activities, golf courses, fishing spots, breweries, wineries and much more, when visiting Rehoboth Beach, Delaware’s popular family beach vacation destination. If you recently booked a Rehoboth Beach vacation, get ready! There’s always something new and exciting happening.

Here are the best things to do in Rehoboth Beach:


When you vacation with us, be sure to set aside some time for shopping. You’ll find everything from unique treasures at charming boutiques to the essentials at the Tanger Outlet Malls, just 4 miles away. Plus, you’ll enjoy tax-free savings on all of your purchases!

Find more details about our hotel near Rehoboth Beach shopping and outlets. Check out our Shop and Stay special along with other great Rehoboth Beach hotel deals.

The Boardwalk

The charming mile-long boardwalk is one of the city’s best attractions. With shops, restaurants, family amusements, art galleries, concerts and more, you’ll find yourself going again and again to cover it all.

Rehoboth Beach bike hours

Bikes are allowed on the boardwalk from 5 a.m. – 10 a.m. from May 15th through September 15th and any time through the rest of the year.

Boardwalk Activities

  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Biking
  • Amusement rides
  • Free summertime bandstand concerts
  • Nature programs
  • Arts and crafts

Water Sports

When you come to Rehoboth Beach, you’ll love to get in the irresistible waters of Delaware. From the beautiful Atlantic Ocean to our pristine inland bays and waterways, you’ll enjoy many types of water sports including jet skiing, surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, dolphin cruises and more.

Here are some places you should check out the next time you’re looking for some water fun in Rehoboth Beach:

Local Breweries and Wineries

If you’re ready to raise your glass and enjoy some local flavor, you’re in luck! With wineries and breweries right around the corner, you’ll be able to treat yourself to some of the best craft brews and blends from the vines.

Here are some breweries and wineries to check out:


With miles of open water and great fishing spots, anglers flock to Rehoboth Beach. Popular fishing spots include the Fishing Pier at Cape Henlopen State Park, the Indian River Inlet, or surf-fishing from our many state beaches.  Charter and head boat fishing is very popular in the area and there are many options for an exciting day out on the water at the Indian River Marina or in Lewes, DE.

Nearby Golf Courses

From Baywood Greens, to Beartrap Dunes, to The Rookery Club, Rehoboth Beach has some of the most intricately designed golf courses on the east coast. Get inspired by the ocean breeze and easily find the perfect golf experience for your game.

State Parks

After a few days of relaxing on the beach, you might be ready to explore a few Rehoboth Beach state parks. Pick from several state parks with miles of trails, historic sites, and views of the inland Bay and Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy hiking, biking, boating, fishing, and more!

Still not sure what to do in Rehoboth Beach? When you stay with us, our staff can give you great recommendations – you’ll feel like a local in no time! Be sure to check our blog page for upcoming events and Beach activities.

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