The Best Chillin in Lewes

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Top chillin spots in and near Lewes

  • Lewes, Delaware

    Camp at Cape Henlopen State Park

    Located at the point where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Henlopen is a 7,000 acre park which offers a unique combination of natural wonders and cultural history. During your stay, you can swim in the ocean waves, bike through the sand dunes, fish from the Bayside fishing pier, c...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    Hike the Pinelands Trail

    4.0
    2 mi
    There are two places you can pick up this trail in the Cape Henlopen State Park. One trailhead is located in the Fort Miles parking lot. The other trailhead, and where I usually start, is across from the Seaside Nature Center. The beginning of this trail and some places throughout can often be mu...
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  • Lewes, Delaware

    Hike the Cape Henlopen State Park Loop

    4.8
    3.3 mi
    Cape Henlopen is a true gem of a park, located in Southern Delaware. The park is situated at the point where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, creating a unique combination of natural wonders and cultural history. The bay and ocean ecosystems allow for a wide array of wildlife, and durin...
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  • Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

    Hike the Burton Island Trail

    3.5
    1.5 mi
    The Burton Island trailhead and parking lot are located on the north end of the Indian River Marina inside the Delaware Seashore State Park. Burton Island is the largest island in a group of islands separating the Rehoboth Bay from the Indian River Bay. Raised boardwalks will take you over the sa...
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  • Bethany Beach, Delaware

    Camp at Delaware Seashore State Park

    4.0
    Delaware Seashore State Park offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and Rehoboth and Indian River Bays to the west. the campground is located beside the iconic Indian River Inlet Bridge, only a short walk from the beach. Be sure to visit the Indian River Life-Saving Station, a h...
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  • Dagsboro, Delaware

    Hike the Sea Hawk Trail at Holts Landing State Park

    5.0
    1.4 mi
    Holts Landing State Park is a small, yet beautiful park in Dagsboro, Delaware. The park features a variety of landscapes including salt marshes, hardwood forests, and access to the Indian River Bay.  The Sea Hawk Trail is a 1.4-mile loop that takes you through the marshes and forests of the park....
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  • Bethany Beach, Delaware

    Surf Fish Bethany Beach

    Early bird gets the fish. Arrive early and either walk in with your gear, or If you've got a 4WD vehicle, drive onto the sand and pick your spot along the shore. You can expect to catch everything from blue fish, to rays, and even sand sharks (depending on your rigging). Make sure you pack out wh...
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  • Georgetown, Delaware

    Camp at Redden State Forest

    3.5
    Redden State Forest, located in central Sussex county, is Delaware's largest state forest with over 12,400 acres. The forest offers 44 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and bird watching.  A limited number primitive campsites are available for no charge. Reservations are required, and the maxim...
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  • Ocean View, Delaware

    Paddle the Assawoman Canal

    5.0
    The Assawoman Canal is a beautiful waterway in Ocean View, Delaware and a perfect spot for an easy, yet scenic paddle. The canal is narrow and calm, which makes for some spectacular reflections of the surrounding trees.  You can start and park at the Assawoman Canal Trailhead parking lot off of N...
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  • Milford, Delaware

    Kayak Griffith Lake

    Griffith Lake, located in Milford Delaware, is a peaceful spot for an easy, scenic paddle.  There is a free, public boat ramp just off the road where you can launch a kayak. The water itself is flat and calm, but offers great views of the surrounding forest, especially in the fall! Rentals are no...
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  • Laurel, Delaware

    Camp at Trap Pond State Park

    Camp within the enchanting forest of Trap Pond State Park and explore the northernmost natural grove of baldcypress trees on the east coast. Be sure to take out a kayak or canoe and paddle among the ancient baldcypress swamp to discover native birds, turtles, wildflowers, and other incredible spe...
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  • Laurel, Delaware

    Hike the Bob Trail at Trap Pond SP

    4.6 mi / 55 ft gain
    In 1951, Trap Pond State Park became one of Delaware's first state parks. Today, the pond is home to the northernmost natural stand of baldcypress trees in the country, and the Bob Trail is an excellent hike that will give you a great overview of this gorgeous state park.  The 4.6 miles Bob Trail...
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  • Berlin, Maryland

    Camping at Assateague

    4.7
    This is the perfect getaway if you are on the East Coast! Assateague Island is a 37-mile long barrier island along the coasts of Maryland and Virginia that is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Sinepuxent Bay on the west. The state and national parks offer the chance to explore ...
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  • Woodbine, New Jersey

    Camp at Belleplain State Forest

    4.0
    A fun place for all things nature, from a easy nature walk to camping! Entrance fees are charged per vehicle from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. Lake Nummy is available for swimmers. There are picnic tables and grills and a concession stand (open in summer) on the beach. Camping is open a...
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  • Berlin, Maryland

    Camp at Assateague Island National Seashore

    This an absolute must for anyone looking for a beach getaway. There are beautiful white beaches, marshes, and a dark night sky to see the Milky Way. However, to secure a camping spot in the National Seashore can be difficult if you want to do it during the prime months. A disclaimer from their we...
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  • Pocomoke City, Maryland

    HIke the Bald Cypress Trail

    3.0
    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    The beautiful Pocomoke River State Park is divided into two sections, the Shad Landing Area and the Milburn Landing Area. The Bald Cypress Nature Trail is located in the Milburn Landing Area. Once you are in the Milburn Landing Area, you'll want to look for the Mattaponi Pavilion sign and turn do...
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