Like much of the mid-Atlantic, the Rehoboth Beach area enjoys the status of being steeped in history. And while museums and historical sites in Rehoboth Beach and beyond can serve as fascinating pit stops during your vacation, there’s something to be said for finding an antique item during your travels—a one-of-a-kind piece of history to take home with you, something that serves as a fond reminder of your unforgettable trip to Rehoboth. Learn more about antiquing in Rehoboth Beach down below!
Take Home a Vintage Souvenir to Remind You of Your Stay
A fun and fascinating activity that you and your guests can enjoy in all seasons, antiquing is a popular activity throughout the Rehoboth Beach area. If you know where to go, you can find a treasure trove of beautiful vintage items at the antique stores in Delaware.
The area encompassing the towns of Milton, Lewes, and Rehoboth is characterized by charming historic towns set against the scenic backdrop of the river or the seaside. This area also has a deep maritime history, meaning that you’re likely to find a few nautical-themed antiques as keepsakes in these Delaware antique shops.
Check out Beaman’s Old & Gnu Antiques for collectibles and strange items, as well as Pennsylvania-made handcrafted pine furniture. Heritage Antique Market houses nearly fifty antique dealers under one roof, specializing in items ranging from furniture and toys to books, ceramics, silver, sports memorabilia, jewelry, and more. Early Attic Antiques hosts a collection of ironstone, quilts, architectural pieces, and antique wicker furniture, while Just Looking and Upscale Resale have upscale consignments, lighting, mirrors, pictures, and books.
Closer to Bethany Beach and Millville, Route 26 is home to a variety of fantastic antiques, Delaware history
The Hidden Cottage has antique furniture and artwork, while Reflections Antiques is renowned for their one-of-a-kind items and frequently adds to their inventory. Somerhouse showcases estate jewelry in gold and silver, high-end antiques, lamps, crystal, and the Royal Doulton Pretty Ladies line of bone china figurines. Antique Prints focuses on maps of the mid-Atlantic United States, as well as decorative historical prints in a wide breadth of subjects. Lavender & Lace Antiques & Gifts is ideal for lovers of shabby-chic décor, while Hudson’s General Store has antique and folk art and gifts.
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