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Top Things to Do in Sussex County

Bethany BeachTake a deep breath and relax at the award-winning Delaware beaches! Take a stroll along the iconic Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, enjoy the quiet resort area of Bethany Beach, enjoy the nightlife in Dewey Beach or shop and dine around historic Lewes. Delaware beaches are a year-round top destination with affordable accommodations, easy accessibility, gorgeous views of the shore and friendly atmosphere!

Experience the wonders of Trap Pond State Park, home to the most northern point that outdoors enthusiasts can view Baldcypress trees in the United States. There are many opportunities for hiking, kayaking, canoeing and bird watching. While traveling to the park, visitors can enjoy scenic views of Delaware’s countryside and the charm of small hometown destinations.

The World Championship Punkin Chunkin in southern Delaware has become a national phenomenon! Every year, thousands of visitors travel to Delaware to witness the science and fun behind using catapults, air canons and various other contraptions to throw pumpkins. The event includes live entertainment, food, fun and is aired on the Discovery Science Channel every Thanksgiving.

Cape Henlopen State ParkCape Henlopen State Park is a scenic getaway with invigorating trails and a historic twist! The breathtaking beaches include a modern bathhouse with showers as well as a drive on beach area for surf fishing. Visitors can enjoy an 18-hold disc golf course, walking and biking trails, a nature center and a campground all within walking distance to the coastline. The park area is also home to WWII observation towers that offer 360-degree views of the beach area.

 

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