The main thing you need to know: Purchases are tax free, so get ready to do some heavy lifting in the shopping bag department. You must stop in at Rehoboth Toy and Kite Company, where you can buy all manner of flags, wind socks, kites, and toys; (302) 227-6996.
Serious shoppers head to State 1 and the Tanger Outlet Center, where more than 130 shops such as GUESS and L.L.Bean offer bargains; (302) 226-9223 or www.tangeroutlet.com.
Look no further for entertainment than Funland. This family-owned amusement park offers rides and arcade games that light up the night sky; www.funlandrehoboth.com.
Check out the Rehoboth Art League, which features changing art exhibits and workshops; (302) 227-8408 or www.rehobothartleague.org. Their 33rd annual Outdoor Fine Art and Fine Craft Exhibit takes place August 12-13 and 19-20.
Enjoy the free concerts at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand at 8 p.m. on most Thursday-Sunday nights; www.rehobothbandstand.com.
Jungle Jim's River Safari Water Park is a popular choice for little ones who tire of the ocean waves. Here you'll find a lazy river, giant waterslides, and a great children's area; (302) 227-8444 or www.junglejimswaterpark.com.
For more information: Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, (302) 227-2233, 1-800-441-1329, or www.beach-fun.com.
left: The Rehoboth Art League features changing art exhibits and workshops.