delaware river frozen during winter Winter is Here

Winter is Here

The coming of winter can leave people with some mixed emotions. It is nice to bring out your warm jackets and mugs of hot chocolate, but this season doesn’t really lend itself to relaxing on the beach. Well in Rehoboth, Delaware you have the best of both worlds. You can enjoy this winter wonderland, but also find some relaxing time with your toes in the sand. There are endless ways to enjoy this beautiful season in Delaware. The following are a few of the things that you will love about winter in Rehoboth.

Visit the Bandstand

There are plenty of landmarks throughout the Rehoboth area that reflect the holiday spirit, but none is more festive than the Bandstand. This structure is iconic, and it really comes to life during the holidays. Hundreds of lights drape the bandstand and the surrounding grounds. This is also the sight of the town’s Christmas tree. The tree featured here is always the biggest locally grown tree of the year, and it is quite a sight to see. Make sure you grab a hot chocolate and then explore this beautiful area in the crisp weather of winter.

Visit Local Favorite Restaurants

This may not seem like an activity that is specific to winter, and you would be right. But in the quieter months of December, January, and February, you will be able to walk in and get a table that would require reservations weeks in advance during the summer and spring. During the winter, it feels like these amazing establishments are there solely for your enjoyment. One of the most prominent of these restaurants is the Henlopen City Oyster House. This fine dining experience is characterized by the freshest ingredients that are all locally sourced. You should also check out local favorites like Salt Air, Eden and Crooked Hammock Brewery.

Explore the Trails

During this time, the endless beautiful trails are quiet and offer a level of solitude and peace that you just cannot find in the summer months. One of the most popular of these trails is the Delaware Beer, Wine, and Spirits Trail. This trail takes you through gorgeous wilderness and stops by a couple of the areas most renowned distilleries, breweries, and wine rooms. This is a great way to explore the area and try some of the best and most unique drinks that the area has to offer. You can also get a unique perspective on this area on the Delaware History Trail and the birdwatching trail.

Rehoboth is a great place to visit at any time of the year. But if you are looking for a vacation that provides the most rest and peace that you will find anywhere, you should visit during the winter months. A holiday trip here is sure to leave you rejuvenated and ready for real life again!