It's a Lifestyle


The City of Lewes is located at the point where Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean at Cape Henlopen. The area boasts miles of stunning beaches, nature trails, and bird sanctuaries, all preserved for your enjoyment. Established in 1631, the residents of Lewes take great pride in their historic heritage and warmly welcome visitors to share in its richness.

Lewes is meant for walking. Within a half-square mile, you'll discover the Historic District, museums, numerous inns, bed and breakfasts, excellent restaurants, and a variety of shops. Of course, the top attractions also include the sun, sand, sea, and allure of tax-free shopping.

There are two beach areas in the Lewes: City Beach, and Cape Henlopen State Park. The latter offers numerous opportunities for recreation and outdoor activities. . . plus, a historic WWII exhibit. Lewes – known as the “First City in the First State” – is rich in history and offers numerous outstanding opportunities for dining and shopping. Lewes offers many different types of homes, from new planned communities to older, charming historic homes.