Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Lewes

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lewes. This walkable city is known for its beaches, boating and seaside. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Lewes

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lewes a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Midway Par 3 Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Midway Speedway (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • American Classic Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Nassau Valley Winery (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • King's Creek Country Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Jungle Jim's River Safari Water Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Lewes

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lewes

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lewes is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 1812 Memorial Park (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Mary Vessels Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • George H.P. Smith Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lewes Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Cape Henlopen State Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Gordons Pond (4 mi / 6.5 km)

Transportation options to and around Lewes

Fly into Georgetown, DE (GED-Sussex County), the closest airport, located 13.4 mi (21.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cape May, NJ (WWD-Cape May County), which is 20.2 mi (32.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Lewes?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,215 holiday lettings near Lewes. From 1,364 Houses to 1,019 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lewes is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lewes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lewes:

  • Pilot Point: 27 holiday homes
  • Historic District: 63 holiday homes
  • Villages of Five Points: 54 holiday homes
  • Plantations East: 23 holiday homes
  • Midtown Ocean City: 1,819 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lewes? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Lewes. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gordons Pond: 3,920 holiday lettings
  • Marsh Island Golf Club: 4,121 holiday lettings
  • Midway Par 3 Golf Course: 3,807 holiday lettings
  • Nassau Valley Winery: 3,428 holiday lettings
  • George H.P. Smith Park: 3,779 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Lewes?

Yes, of course. offers 1,364 Houses in Lewes. Our other popular types of Lewes holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,019 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 91 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 91 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lewes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,940 holiday homes with pool available in Lewes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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