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June 30th, 2013

Rainy Day at the Delaware Beaches! Fun Day? Activities, Entertainment, Southern Delaware


Okay, I agree…no fun if you are at the beach and it is raining cats and dogs….the kids are driving you insane….and why did we choose this week?  It happens at times, so you will have to make the best of it.  And, please, do not go back to your rental agent and start complaining…’s raining, and it is only the weather’s fault.

With that in mind what could you do besides, shopping and eating?  Read on.



CREATABLE CRAFTS – Located at 146 Rehoboth Avenue.  Fun for the whole family.  Really?  Paint your own pottery.  Tel. 302-227-1020.  Website?

THE BEACH ARCADE – Next to Dolles at 5 North Boardwalk. Tel. 302-227-1040

PLAYLAND ARCADE – Located on the South side of the Boardwalk.

SURFSIDE ARCADE – Located on the South side of the Boardwalk.

FUNLAND’S ARCADE – On the South side of the Boardwalk.  Website?

JOLLY TROLLEY – Hop on the Trolley and ride around between Rehoboth Beach and Dewey.  Please visit for their services.

CAKE BREAK – Located at 7 South First St.  Decorate a cake and eat it too!!  Tel. 302-260-9265.  Website?  Please note that Cake Break is a peanut free facility so if you have someone in your group with a peanut allergy, they will be just fine.  They also offer gluten free and vegan cupcakes.

BROWSEABOUT BOOKS – Located at 133 Rehoboth Avenue.  Tel. 302-226-2665  Website?  You can check the books and even sit on one of their comfortable sofas to relax and read awhile.

REHOBOTH ART LEAGUE – Exhibits.  Located at 12 Dodds Lane in Henlopen Acres.  Website?

ANNA HAZZARD MUSEUM – Located at 17 Christian St.

REHOBOTH BEACH MUSEUM – Located 511 Rehoboth Avenue, by the roundabout and next to the Visitor’s Center.  Website?  Their newest exhibit, Beach Eats!! is great.  Free admission.

ATLANTIC THEATERS – Located on Coastal Highway at the Midway Shopping Center, between Rehoboth Beach and Lewes.  Check the schedule by visiting



BOOKS AND COFFEE – Located on 113 Dickinson St.  Tel. 302-226-9959

INDIAN RIVER LIFE SAVING STATION MUSEUM – Located between Dewey Beach and the Indian River Bridge.  Tour the Museum and the Shop.  Tel. 302-227-6991


DISCOVER SHIPWRECK MUSEUM – Located at 708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island.  Tel. 302-539-9366


DICKENS PARLOUR THEATRE – Located at 35715 Atlantic Avenue – A few miles west of Bethany Beach.  Rainy day matinee at 2 p.m.  Otherwise, nightly show at 7 p.m.  Check



ZWAANENDAEL MUSEUM – Located on Savannah Rd. and Kings Highway.

SEASIDE NATURE CENTER – Located at the Cape Henlopen State Park on 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive.  Exhibits, displays, including their 1,000 galon tank with local fish, and a touch tank also.  Tel. 304-645-6852.  Admission to the park is in effect.


LIGHTSHIP OVERFALLS – Located on Pilottown Rd.  Website?

CANNONBALL HOUSE MARINE MUSEUM – Located on Front Street in Lewes.

BACK BAY ART GLASS – Located at 110 New Rd.  Tel. 302-645-1825  Website?


DOGFISH HEAD BREWERY TOURS – The brewery is located in the town of Milton.  It is a great tour for adults.  Tel. 302-684-1000.  Website?  Cheers!!


Roll with the punches…have a good one!

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