The City of Lewes, Delaware is located where the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean meet, the area known as Cape Henlopen. The naturally beautiful area with beaches on both the ocean and the bay, trails, and nature preserves add to the many reasons to visit this small historic town founded by the Dutch in 1631. In addition to natural beauty, this charming city offers a wonderful historic district, with architecture dating back to the 17th century, museums, special tours, cozy accommodations, restaurants to please any palate, and unique shops and boutiques all within walking distance of each other. The City of Lewes welcomes visitors and locals to once again enjoy all that Lewes has to offer in a manner that is safe for all.
Among the many reasons that people are attracted to Lewes is to experience the many exciting events here. There is something for everyone - year 'round. They offer fun, education, live music and theater, outdoor activities, an independent film festival, an award-winning farmers market, and so much more!l
LOVE LEWES BY SUPPORTING LOCALLY OWNED LEWES BUSINESSES !
The Lewes Visitors Center at the Fisher-Martin House is open with safe social distancing limits and hand sanitizing equipment. For additional information, contact us by email at [email protected] or by calling 302-645-8073 during business hours, Monday through Friday 10 am-4 pm and from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day, the Visitors Center is open on Saturdays from 9 am-3 pm and Sundays from 10 am-2 pm.
NEW FOR 2022!! Ride the Lewes Line is a pilot seasonal transit program to transport residents and visitors to designated key locations throughout the City. Park for free and take the Lewes Line shuttle to help you get to Lewes shops, museums or beaches with ease and avoid parking challenges and traffic congestion.
The Lewes Line operates seven days a week through September 30th. Each bus can accommodate 12 walk-on passengers and 2 handicapped passengers.
Hours: 9am - 9pm
Cost: $1 cash (credit cards are not accepted and change is not available)
Timing: Each stop will be served once every half hour. Click for live shuttle tracker
Frequent Rider: Cards are available and can be purchased from the bus driver. The fee for each card is $10 for 12 rides. Cards can be used the entire season. No refunds will be given for unused rides and these cards have no cash value. See map of Lewes Line stops and free parking for Lewes Line patrons.