Experience the fascinating stories of Southern Delaware first-hand on two guided bus tours in September. On September 14th, discover the rich maritime history of Delaware's Atlantic coast. Stops include the Fenwick Island Lighthouse, DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, Indian River Life-Saving Station, the original 1631 Dutch Settlement Site and Fort Miles. On September 28th, get close and personal with Southern Delaware’s rich agricultural heritage and active harvest season. Stops include picking apples at T.S. Smith and Sons Apple Orchard, you-pick vegetable farms, Hopkins Dairy Farm and Creamery among other agritourism highlights throughout Sussex County.
Both September bus tours begin and end at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal in Lewes. Tickets for each tour are $40 and one meal is included. Each tour is scheduled from 9:30am through 4:00pm. Tickets need to be purchased in advanced by calling The Lewes Historical Society at 302-645-7670 (ext. 10). Limited spaces are available for each tour on a first call – first served basis.
Both of these bus tours are part of a 2013 series showcasing the natural and cultural heritage of Southern Delaware. The bus tours are sponsored and supported by Southern Delaware Tourism, The Lewes Historical Society, the Cape May-Lewes Ferry and the University of Delaware Sustainable Coastal Communities Initiative.