Have you ever been to Lewes, Delaware? The First Town in the First State is one of our first thoughts when we’re planning a Delaware day trip. This underrated beach town has it all – fine dining and casual eateries, boutiques, bookshops, nature walks, and historic parks. Come along as we explore all there is to see, do, and enjoy!

Have you ever been to this beautiful beach town? If so, what was your favorite part? Did you find any new favorite shops or restaurants in town? Would you agree that overall, Lewes is simply delightful? Please share your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!

For another small-town Delaware adventure consider charming Hockessin, located in the Brandywine Valley.

If you’re still in the mood for more First State adventures, take a look at this video:



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More to love about Delaware

Where can we find other small towns in Delaware?

  • Middletown is popular for its truly small town and its shops and galleries.
  • Georgetown is a historic Delaware small town with an array of attractions that delight and inspire.
  • Rehoboth Beach is Delaware's resort town and a favorite for its amazing accommodations, restaurants, and shops.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other charming small towns in Delaware.

Where can we find wineries in Delaware?

  • Harvest Ridge Winery in Marydel was Delaware’s first winery and is a popular place year-round, particularly in the Spring and Fall for their food truck festivals.
  • Pizzadili Vineyard and Winery in Felton is located in a stunning setting encompassing ponds, barns, and farm animals.
  • Nassau Valley Vineyards-Winery in Lewes offers an opportunity for visitors to learn about the history and process of winemaking as well as taste and purchase them.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other beautiful wineries in Delaware.

Where can we enjoy annual festivals in Delaware?

  • The Fifer Orchards Peach Ice Cream Day Festival in Camden Wyoming (that is the name of the Delaware town) celebrates all things “peachy.”
  • The Arden Fair and Antiques Market is a combo old-fashioned town fair with entertainment, artists, performers, and food and antique vendors.
  • The Nanticoke Indian Pow-Wow celebrates the traditions, music, and history of this Native American Tribe in Delaware and further afield.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other exciting annual festivals in Delaware.