Outdoor Activities to Try in Rehoboth Beach

family at water park For families who are looking to try something new and exciting during their next vacation, Rehoboth Beach is the place to visit. Located on the Delaware coast, our town has a little bit of something for everyone, including plenty of outdoor activities to keep the fun going throughout your trip. Whether you are looking to get out on the water or are interested in spending some time in the sand, The Avenue has lots of great suggestions for you to choose from. Families of all ages will enjoy these beach side activities, so whether your kids are five or fifteen, we’re sure you will have a blast!

Water Sports

If your family is interested in spending a day paddle boarding, windsurfing or kayaking, Rehoboth Beach is the perfect place to get active. DelMarVa Board Sport Adventures is the go-to location to visit for water sport rentals, and they also offer a wide array of unique classes for your family to try.

Love to fish? Try your hand at the SUP Saltwater Fishing Excursion. A yoga fan? We recommend taking an hour long SUP Yoga Class. There are also daytime and evening SUP excursions, paddleboard rentals, kayak rentals and windsurfing lessons.

The perfect place to learn something new, these awesome water activities will have your kids smiling from ear to ear throughout their Rehoboth Beach adventures.

Cape Water Tours and Taxi

Is spending some time relaxing on the water and learning about the area more your style? We recommend taking a cruise with Cape Water Tours and Taxi. With docks located in nearby Dewey Beach and Lewes, Delaware, there are plenty of exciting tour options to choose from. Two of our favorite activities for families are the hands-on Delaware Bay Discovery Cruise and the informative History Happened Here Cruise. We also recommend the Live Music Cruise for couples looking for a fun night out.

Water Parks

While there is nothing better than relaxing on a sandy beach, there is nothing more thrilling than rushing down a giant water slide! If your kids are looking for a break from the salty ocean tides, Jungle Jim’s and Midway Speedway Park are two great spots to spend an afternoon.

Both locations have some exciting water slides and awesome mini-golf courses that your whole family will love. Midway Speedway Park also has go-cart races, while Jungle Jim’s has batting cages for the sports enthusiast in your group.

Whichever water park you choose to visit, you’re sure to have a great time cooling off during your sunny Rehoboth Beach vacation.

The Boardwalk

The perfect spot to spend an evening, the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk is filled with unique shops, delicious food and exciting carnival games and rides. Enjoy the fresh ocean air while indulging in an ice cream cone from The Ice Cream Store or a bucket of fries from Thrasher’s French Fries.

Looking to start a friendly competition? The Beach Arcade has tons of great games to try, most of which only cost one dollar to play! They also have ten cent skeeball, the perfect way to spend your extra change.

We recommend ending your night at Funland, the classic carnival area at the end of the boardwalk. With rides for the whole family, your little ones can take a spin around the merry-go-round while the teens go flying on the Paratrooper and Seadragon.

The Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk has something for everyone, making it a must-visit stop while you’re staying at The Avenue.

Gordon’s Pond

A quiet spot where you can take a break for the vacation excitement and relax, Gordon’s Pond is the perfect place to spend a few hours enjoying nature. Whether you walk or bike the trail, your family will love the beautiful beach-y scenery and the serenity surrounding you.

For those individuals who are interested in bird watching, this is the perfect place to bring your binoculars. If you’re lucky you may even spot a bald eagle in flight.

The wildlife trail extends through Cape Henlopen State Park from Rehoboth Beach to Lewes, Delaware.

With so many great ideas on how you will spend your Rehoboth Beach vacation, all that’s left to do is book your stay at The Avenue. We can’t wait to see you here and look forward to hearing all about your ocean side adventures.

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