Millsboro, Delaware


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Greater Millsboro Is... Having Lots of Fun!

Scenic waterways, where freshwater meets saltwater

  • Three freshwater ponds offer bass fishing, boating, and canoeing.

  • Tidal Indian River and Indian River Bay are convenient.
  • Visit Cupola Park for a picnic or launching your motor-boat.

  • Rosedale Beach Fish & Wildlife Area has a boat ramp and fishing/crabbing pier.
  • Massey's Landing features new boat ramps and an ample parking area.
  • Drive the scenic bay coastline along Indian River Bay.

Southern Delaware Heritage Trail

  • Enjoy this self-guided auto, boat, or bicycle tour of the region's back roads, small towns, and front porches.

  • Millsboro is a convenient home base for experiencing Southern Delaware's beautiful scenery, great food, tax-free shopping, antiques, culture, and rich history.

  • Comfortable overnight accommodations are available.

Millsboro Chamber Golf Tournament

  • Held annually in early October at stunningly beautiful Baywood Greens.

  • Individual and team registrations accepted.

Charter Fishing

  • Ocean fishing service available from the marina at Oak Orchard.

Other Recreational Opportunities

  • Golf, baseball fields, tennis courts, hiking, hiking, bowling, water skiing, fishing, crabbing, berry picking, Oak Orchard Bovs & Girls Club.

Tax-Free Shopping

  • Area is a center for commerce, with discount and gro­cery stores, lots of interesting antiques shops, and many specialty shops.
  • The 200-store Rehoboth Outlet Center is only 15 miles away.
  • No sales tax in Delaware!

Dining

  • Enjoy home cooking, family style. Restaurants and eater­ies are casual, and very good. Fresh seafood, chicken and dumplings, pizza, pasta, and all your other favorites are served, including the best subs in the state.
  • Church, youth, and civic groups offer homestyle foods as fundraisers year-round.
  • Great roadside BBQ and produce stands in summer.
  • Come as you are!

Special Events

  • Celebration of Our Nation. Independence Day,
  • Dagsboro. ° Big Thursday Festival and Car Show. Millsboro, Early August.
  • Festival Hispano. Late August, Millsboro
  • Labor Day on Long Neck. Labor Day Weekend, Long Neck.
  • Nanticoke Powwow. Weekend after Labor Day, Oak Orchard.
  • Millsboro Chamber Golf Tournament. Early October, Long Neck.
  • Dagworthy Day. Mid October, Dagsboro. ° World Championship Punkin' Chunkin' Competition. Weekend after Halloween, just north of Millsboro.
  • Christmas Visions Parade and Santa's Pak Shopping Spree. First Saturday in December, Millsboro.
  • Local Craft Shows and Flea Markets. Year-round.

The Arts

  • Millsboro Art League offers changing exhibits and class­es. (302) 934-6440
  • Possum Point Players hold several theatrical performanc­es each year. Tickets (302) 856-4560

Accommodations

  • Bed and Breakfast inns, campground, and motel accom­modations available within the Greater Millsboro area.
  • Additional accommodations available in surrounding towns of Georgetown, Seaford, Laurel, and beach resorts of Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, and Fenwick Island.
  • Delaware Tourism Office web site offers assistance, at www.visitdelaware.com, or contact a local tourism repre­sentative listed on page 12 of this brochure.
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