Things to do in Lewes

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Biking + Hiking

Lewes offers some of the best biking trails in the state and on the East Coast. With mile-long trails that stretch from in-town Lewes all the way down to Rehoboth, you can enjoy anything from a leisurely ride to an intense workout. Stop for a coffee or a delicious bite at any of the restaurants or zoom on by while enjoying all that nature has to offer along the many wooded, water-lined trails. Trail maps and details.

Bike rentals are also available at several locations around town, at the State Park and we, at the Inn even have a few complimentary bikes available to you as well. Seagreen Bicycle | Lewes Cycle Sport. Check-in with our staff for our complimentary bikes.

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Cape Henlopen State Park

Whether interested in fishing, hiking, strolling the coastline, or just exploring Cape Henlopen State Park is a great spot for residents and visitors alike. Cape Henlopen is the place where Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, making it a great place for dolphin watching and surfing the waves.

Tour the Fort Miles Historic area as well to learn more about our history in World War II. With its Observation Tower and impressive historic cannons, this is a great place to explore!

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Museums

What better way to learn about our countries First Town in the First state, than by visiting Lewes’s very own Museums.

There are many to choose from and most within walking distance of our Inn- Zwaanendael Museum, Lightship Overfalls, Cannonball House, Lewes Historical Museum, and the Lewes Historical Society.

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Yoga at the Savannah

Enjoy the healing powers of Yoga during a session with Ever-Present Yoga in our newly remodeled studio at The Savannah. Experience a renewal of mind, body, and soul as you are guided through a series of postures that link breath and movement. Be sure to experience one of our group yoga sessions or plan your own private session. Visit everpresentyoga.com for more information.
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Shopping in Lewes

Lewes is also full of some of the most fun and unique boutique shopping around. The Brush Factory on King’s Highway offers everything from home décor to unique clothing and gifts. And pop right down the street to The Station on King’s to find more fun and interesting shopping with an outdoor garden space and a full bakery and coffee shop you won’t want to miss! If you are looking to just stroll down the street, The Bungalow on 2nd, Gypsy Myst and Lewes Wear are great spots to check out!

Local Restaurants

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Guest reviews

what they have to say

We took the ferry from Cape May to Lewes the first weekend in November and stayed two nights at the Savannah Inn. This is an exceptional property. The home was built in the 1910s and has been renovated for today’s comfort. A very friendly host greeted us and offered recommendations...

– Phil | Nov 2023

We recently stayed at the Savannah Inn for two nights and had a wonderful getaway. The inn is beautiful and so well-maintained it is hard to believe it is over 100 years old. The owners are friendly and accommodating. The wine and snacks at happy hour were a nice touch...

– Cynthia Z | Oct 2023

Wow, what an amazing B&B. We stayed in the Admirals Suite and it was beautiful. The entire house is stunning. The free breakfasts were delicious and the service was exceptional. The location is excellent ... within walking distance of many restaurants and historical homes...

– Mike M | Oct 2023

This inn is immaculate! So very clean and well-designed. Our room was large with a sitting area. Individual temp control. Flat screen tv with multiple channels. Bathroom was large with walk-in shower. Kingsize bed was very comfortable. High quality linens and towels. Full breakfast...

– Hepton | July 2023

This is a wonderful place to stay in Lewes. My husband and I stayed here last summer to celebrate his birthday, and had a terrific time, so I came back with my bestie this year to celebrate Mothers' Day. It's just steps away from shops and restaurants, and an easy bike ride to Savannah Beach...

– Jenny C | May 2023

Clean, welcoming, and very comfortable Bed & Breakfast with complementary happy hour. We arrived in time for Happy Hour and enjoyed the quality selection of wines, cheeses, assorted nuts, crudités, and sweet treats. Breakfast was delicious each morning complete with fresh fruit, muffins...

– csbpa | March 2023