Day Trips: Places to Go, Things to See
Communities in the Rehoboth Beach Delaware Area
Rehoboth Beach Museum & Farmers Market
Begin your morning with a leisurely stroll along the mile long Rehoboth boardwalk. Mix with other walkers and early-risers to discuss how beautiful the beach and water is looking on that particular day. Can you spot a dolphin or two? They’re very common to our shores and it doesn’t matter how many times you spot them, each time is still very special. Ample opportunity to grab a coffee, candy, ice cream and breakfast whilst reading the local newspaper, the Cape Gazette.
Now that you have gotten your morning exercise and at the end of your boardwalk travels, simply walk up Rehoboth Avenue to visit the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society and Museum. The museum showcases artifacts of the towns past that illustrate how the community has developed and evolved over the years. These exhibits range from vintage postcards and bathing suits to original civil war era maps and train schedules. This tour is a must for history buffs or anyone interested in the rich history of Rehoboth Beach.
Now if you want to combine history with comfort then the The Jolly Trolley has joined forces with the Rehoboth Beach Museum to offer special tours of the downtown area! Explore the history of our town from the comfort of a Jolly Trolley. The cost is $10 (cash only, please) and the tour starts at 9 a.m. at the Anna Hazzard House at 17 Christian Street. Tour dates are Thursdays on May 15, June 5, June 19, August 21, September 4, September 18 and two special Sea With Weekend tours on Friday October 24 - at 9 a.m. and again at 10 a.m. Reservations are required. Call (302) 227-7310 to make a reservation.
Once you are finished looking at all of the interesting exhibits the museum has to offer, walk right outside and into the Grove Park to visit the Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market. Open every Tuesday from 12 - 4 PM rain or shine, the farmers market has over 25 local vendors offering the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats, and grains. Be sure to pick up a punnet of blueberries from Bennett Orchards and there are usually lines to get the local peaches!
Never go to the market without hard cash in your pocket because everything is so yummy it’s hard not to buy something at every stand. Brand new in 2014, local chefs are giving cooking lessons and I’ve recently heard that live music is also played. A fantastic opportunity to support local businesses as well as purchasing/sampling amazing fresh produce and products.Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk: 26 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 Rehoboth Beach Historical Society and Museum: 551 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971