Plan a Family Trip to Delaware Seashore State Park

family surf fishing on the beachLooking for a great fall activity for the whole family during your stay at the Atlantic View Hotel? We recommend visiting Delaware Seashore State Park! This October and November there are some great weekend events that family members of all ages will enjoy. Take a hike around the park to take in the beautiful, changing scenery or join in one of the many unique classes offered.

Hiking Thompson Island

Take part in a guided hike of Thompson Island, learning about the area’s Native American history and the variety of wildlife in the area. This adventure costs $4 per person and takes place every Friday in October from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Introduction to Surf Fishing

Interested in teaching your children how to fish? Learn the Delaware way with a surf fishing class! Rods, reels and bait are all provided, all you need is a fishing license. Children age 10 and up are welcome to join, but those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Classes are held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 11 and 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 18. The cost is $25 per person.

Lantern Tour

Experience the Delaware shore at night with a guided lantern tour of the Indian River Life-Saving Station and its museum. Learn more about the area’s boating history as you walk down the beach, visualizing what it was like when the station was built in the late 1800s. Tours are held nightly from October 23 to 25 and on November 13 at 7 p.m.

Seashore Wreath Making

Get in the holiday spirit this November with the park’s seashore wreath making class. Children age 10 and up are invited to make a decorative wreath with local holly and trimmings. A fun, handmade memento from your time in Dewey Beach, hang your child’s wreath on the front door when you get home! The class costs $20 per person and takes place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 21.

Gilled to Grilled

A great learning experience for older kid and adults alike, join Delaware Seashore State Park for the Gilled to Grilled course. Held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, November 20, individuals age 15 and older are invited to learn how to clean and prepare a fish. After you learn some new techniques, test them out yourself and take a bite of your culinary creation! This program costs $40 per person.

Pre-registration is required for all programs, so learn more about them here and call 302-227-6991 to join in your fall activity of choice! Book your stay at Atlantic View Hotel and get ready for an exciting fall vacation in Dewey Beach.

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