Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Lewes

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Lewes a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lewes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,336 holiday rentals around Lewes. From 1,377 Houses to 1,091 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lewes is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lewes:

  • Historic District: 53 holiday homes
  • Pilot Point: 26 holiday homes
  • Lewes Beach: 3,228 holiday homes
  • Villages of Five Points: 48 holiday homes
  • Pilottown Village: 51 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lewes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lewes. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cape May - Lewes Ferry: 4,011 holiday rentals
  • 1812 Memorial Park: 3,877 holiday rentals
  • Nassau Valley Winery: 3,568 holiday rentals
  • Cannonball Museum: 3,881 holiday rentals
  • Mary Vessels Park: 3,896 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lewes listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 1,377 Houses in Lewes. Our other popular types of Lewes holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,091 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 107 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 107 holiday houses

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 2,024 holiday homes with pool available in Lewes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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