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 Click here for information on staying in Villages of Five Points in Lewes.


 Click here for information on camping at Cape Henlopen State Park.

Take a Field Trip

to Historical Lewes and Cape Henlopen.

Historical Lewes & Lewes Beach

A quiet but progressive beach town where the sun, the sand, and the sea are the number one attractions. Within a half square mile you will find the Historic District featuring museums, fine restaurants, a variety of shops, and stunning architecture.

Cape Henlopen State Park

Over 5,000 acres of scenic landscape and waterside views with walking & biking trails, camp grounds, nature center (great for bird watching). and many hidden treasures waiting to be discovered.

Zwaanendael Museum

The Zwaanendael museum commemorates Delaware’s first European colony, Swanendael, established by the Dutch in 1631. This museum serves as a showcase for the Lewes area’s maritime, military and social history.

Fort Miles Museum

Located within Cape Henlopen State Park, Fort Miles is a decommissioned World War II U.S. Army Base. It has since been converted to a public museum where you can explore the bunkers and learn about Army life on the base.

Lightship overfalls Museum

The Lightship Overfalls, was the last lightship built for the U.S. Lighthouse Service. Now, docked along the canal front in historic Lewes, Delaware, the Overfalls Lightship Maritime Museum is typically open on weekends during the summer. Visitors can take a guided tour above and below decks. Admission is $5.

Abraxas Studio of art

Luminist artist Abraxas' works are showcased in his gallery in downtown Lewes. Through a combination of realism and light, Abraxas creates works of art that he hopes will inspire others to seek adventure and beauty in life.


Drive down 2nd Street in Downtown Lewes and you will find some of the most unique boutique shops. Just down the road in Rehoboth Beach is Tanger Outlets.
Don't forget shopping is Tax-Free in Delaware!

Lewes Blacksmith Shop

Preservation Forge Blacksmith Shop


Hungry after a day of class? Here are some of our favorite restaurants in Lewes!

Striper Bites | Kings Ice Cream | Irish Eyes | Agave | Wheelhouse | Rose & Crown | Kindle | 2nd Street Tavern | Half Full | Touch of Italy | Honeys | Heriloom

Craft Breweries

Enjoy some of the best-tasting craft beer at the end of your Summer Workshop at:

Dogfish Head | Crooked Hammock | Big Oyster

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