About Lewes

Welcome to the quaint seashore town of Lewes, Delaware. Where the sun, the sand, and the sea are still the number one attractions. Founded in 1631, the townspeople have taken great pride in their historic heritage and enjoy the opportunity of sharing it with you. Lewes is situated where the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean meet at Cape Henlopen. Nowhere can the beauty of Cape Henlopen State Park be equaled. In this preserved land you find miles of beautiful beaches, nature trails and bird sanctuaries.

Lewes is a walking town. Within a half-square mile you will find the Historic district, museums, many Inns, Bed & Breakfasts, fine restaurants, and a variety of fine shops.

Events and activities abound from fishing & crabbing to bird watching, hiking and biking to beaches and parks. Boating & Watersports to tax free shopping at the outlets to dining out at great restaurants.