: BWI, Baltimore; Philadlphia, PA and Newark, NJ;
: Cape May Lewes Ferry
: Dupont Highway ( RT 1)
: 15 Minutes
: The Rookery, North and South
: 15 minutes
Welcome birders, naturalists, hunters and fisherpeople looking to enjoy nature year-round. According to one website 'Homes line the gently curving shoreline like a strip of sky-boxes. Residents have four-season tickets to some of natures most spectacular shows. In the spring with the influx of thousand spawning American Horseshoe crabs, famished migrating birds blanket the beach in search of tapioca sized (horseshoe) eggs.' Nature lovers will also enjoy witnessing the annual Diamondback Terrapin turtle nesting in the spring. In the summer fishing, crabbing, boating, biking and bonfires on the beach. Kayak/Canoe the adjacent nature preserve ( Primehook Nature Preserve) 'In the autumn, the spotlight falls on the enormous tidal marsh that hugs the town. A national wildlife refuge, the marsh is popular stop for ducks, geese and hunters. Winter has steel blue seas/ slate gray skies and great quiet beach walks.' Nearby towns offer dining/antiques/activities- email for Activity Guide
Other Activities: Bay is out the front door. All watersports but can't provide boats. Cedar Creek Marina is nereby and Lewes, Delware offers party boats aned deep sea fishing. Thirty minutes away are the outlet malls of Rehobeth Beach; and closeby Milton is the home to Dog Fish Ale Brewery with tastings and tours.
Golf: Shawnee Country Club, Milton DE. is open to the public for reservations check their website.
Also nearby and open to the public is The Rookery Golf Course
Set between swelling mounds to the west and a heron rookery to the east lies a new championship 18-hole layout offering a wonderful playing experience for golfers of all abilities. 1999 PGA Senior Club Pro Champ Pete Oakley and course visionary and superintendent Chris Adkins have teamed up in designing a water laden, golfer friendly challenge just off the picturesque Broadkill River in Milton, DE. Course features include a state-of-the-art practice facility with natural teeing areas, practice bunkers and chipping/putting areas. There is also a complete golf shop and food service available.