- The list below includes 131 free or cheap things to do in or near Lewes, Delaware, including 68 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Fishing, Historic Sites and History Museums.
- From Cape Henlopen State Park to Lewes Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Lewes and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cape May, Rehoboth Beach, Wildwood and Dewey Beach.
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Get a glimpse of sites in the First Town in the First State, as well as sea creatures including dolphins, whose sightings are guaranteed
Located in Lewes, Delaware, the Cape Henlopen State Park is a large and beautiful natural space with a quaint lighthouse, walking trails, cycling paths and other amenities. Admission is free between December and March. Visitors must pay a small admission fee in other months.
1812 Memorial Park is a beautiful and relaxing park in the city of Lewes that is highlighted by the parks center cannon. The 1812 War Cannon, and surrounding plaques, are present as a reminder of war and those who fought here.
Named for a former five-term mayor, George H. P. Smith Park features a butterfly garden and a pond area that can be used for fishing. The park also contains a playground, walking trails and a pavilion with tables.
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15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958 MoreLess Info
Cape Henlopen State Park Fishing Pier is a quarter-mile-long saltwater pier and features a bait and tackle concession that offers fishing supplies, licenses and snack foods. Transportation for people with disabilities is available from April through October.
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Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, DE MoreLess Info
Lewes, Delaware is home to the Fort Miles Historic Area at Cape Henlopen. Fort Miles was established during the Second World War and was a critical component of the United States' eastern seaboard defense plan.
Delaware's Historic Lewes Farmer's Market sells almost anything related to food. Arrive early for fresh produce and flowers. Cooked foods, bulk spices, baked goods and ready-to-eat snacks are also available.
Built in 1765, the Cannonball House, serves as the site of the local Maritime Museum. Filled with historic artifacts and exhibits, the site played a key role in the War of 1812, and the still has a cannonball lodged in its foundation, hence the name.