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Seaside fun at Rehoboth Beach vacation home rentals

If you like sandy beaches, sunny skies, and ocean waters lapping at your ankles, then a Rehoboth Beach vacation rental is probably just the thing for you. Nestled along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, this cozy little town lets beach-goers enjoy a host of activities, from swimming in the surf, to sunbathing with a good book. The town's iconic boardwalk serves as the city center, offering restaurants, shops, and entertainment for an array of tastes. And once the summer crowds have left, the beach town still has plenty to offer, from city parks to annual festivals.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Rehoboth Beach vacation rentals

Before you leave your Rehoboth Beach vacation rental to explore the town, you should learn all about the city's history at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. Rotating exhibits delve into the past, highlighting such unique items as vintage bathing suits, post cards, and photos. If you're looking for attractions geared toward little ones, Funland is a small boardwalk amusement park with carnival rides, midway games, and all kinds of sweet and fried foods. Lake Gerar Park, a nearby 15-acre park, caters to the whole family with its trails, playgrounds, gardens, sprawling lawns, and freshwater lake equipped with a fishing pier.

Activities

Things to do near Rehoboth Beach vacation homes

The mile-long beachfront boardwalk is one of the city's most beloved destinations. Spend a leisurely afternoon strolling the walkway, pausing to enjoy its restaurants, shops, and the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, which presents free entertainment throughout the year, including a popular summer concert series. Looking to cool off? Delaware Seashore State Park offers an array of water-based activities, including swimming and surfing. The town shows off its artistic side with the annual Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival and the Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival. Weekly farmers' markets are held in Grove Park from May through October.

Weather

Climate for your stay in Rehoboth Beach vacation homes

It might be known for its beaches, but Rehoboth Beach gets downright cold in the winter when temperatures can drop below freezing. Don't be surprised if a thick layer of snow also covers the sandy shores, as the beach town gets about 11 inches annually. If you book a Rehoboth Beach vacation rental during the summer, however, you'll spend your time outdoors soaking up the sunshine and high 80-degree temperatures. Spring and fall offer mild conditions with highs in the 60s and 70s. Keep your umbrella handy year-round in the rain-soaked city, particularly from July through September, the wettest period.

Natural features

Let loose in a whimsical watery wonderland

Sandy beaches and ocean waters may be Rehoboth Beach's biggest draw, but you'll find waterways all over the swampy region. The city lies on a narrow strip of land, with canals to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, while bays, rivers, lakes, and ponds dot the rest of the landscape. The wetlands also play host to islands, some of which have hiking trails. Avid birdwatchers will spot a wide variety of shorebirds, such as ospreys, geese, ducks, and loons throughout the area, while fisherman can cast a line into waters teeming with tuna and sea bass.

Beaches

Beaches near Rehoboth Beach vacation rentals

The beaches of Rehoboth Beach are one of its biggest attractions. Vacation rentals are available near places like Rehoboth Beach, an iconic beach with a boardwalk, seaside amenities, and calm waters, and Deauville Beach, a low-key hangout with dramatic dunes and swimming. Poodle Beach is a family-friendly beach with gentle waters suitable for young children.

How to get there

How to get to and around Rehoboth Beach

The nearest airport is in Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County), located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), which is 22.1 mi (35.5 km) away.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly attractions near Rehoboth Beach vacation homes

Rehoboth Beach is the ideal seaside destination for families with children. Vacation rentals can be found near family-focused places like Jungle Jim’s, a seasonal water park with slides, go-karts, bumper boats, and other amusements, and Cape Henlopen State Park, a coastal preserve with beaches, disc golf, and hiking. Kids will also enjoy Midway Speedway Park, a family-friendly go-kart and mini-golf attraction.

Where to stay around Rehoboth Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,404 vacation rentals near Rehoboth Beach. From 1,379 Houses to 1,102 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rehoboth Beach are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rehoboth Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rehoboth Beach:

  • South Rehoboth: 1,160 vacation rentals
  • The Pines: 648 vacation rentals
  • Keys Of Marsh Harbor: 194 vacation rentals
  • Dodds Addition: 507 vacation rentals
  • Seabreeze: 391 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rehoboth Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rehoboth Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk: 2,887 vacation rentals
  • Delaware Seashore State Park: 7,143 vacation rentals
  • Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum: 6,633 vacation rentals
  • Jungle Jim's River Safari Water Park: 4,398 vacation rentals
  • Rehoboth Beach Convention Center: 4,385 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rehoboth Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rehoboth Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,379 Houses in Rehoboth Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rehoboth Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,102 rentals available
  • Cottages: 101 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 693 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rehoboth Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,096 vacation rentals with pool available in Rehoboth Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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