Lewes Byway

  • Route 9 and Coastal Highway 1
  • DE
  • Phone: (302) 760-2080
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The Lewes Byway takes travelers to the First Town in First State with beautiful ocean and canalfront views and historical sites dating back to over 300 years ago. Historic Lewes and Cape Henlopen State Park are home to quaint shops, delicious restaurants and beautiful beaches.

Location: Located on the Delaware Bay, the Lewes Scenic and Historic Byway can be reached from New Jersey on the Cape May - Lewes Ferry, and from points west, north and south along Route 9 and Coastal Highway 1 or other Delaware roads that take you to this historic community on the sea. The Byway route can begin at the "Gateways from the Land" on Kings Highway, Savannah Road and New Road; and from the "Gateways from the Sea" on Pilottown Road, Neck Road and Cape Henlopen Drive.

Length: 12.35 miles on Pilottown Road/First Street, Gills Neck Road, New Road, Kings Highway, Cape Henlopen Drive and Savannah Road.

Drive time: 1 hour