Southern Delaware is noted for wildlife and marine habitat, beaches, fields, forest, wetlands, rivers and lakes. The coastal side is deeply indented by Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay. Wide beaches grace Rehoboth Beach
. This coastline to the mouth of Delaware Bay is 28 miles long. The interior is given over to many farms contributing to the state's number one industry, agriculture. Also inland at Millsboro
is the Nanticoke Indian Pow Wow, a festival of Delaware's original inhabitants. The Nanticoke Indian Museum
, also in Millsboro, is in a former school converted into a house of native cultural objects, including spear points and local pottery.
Fenwick Island is famous for its namesake guiding light, Delaware's sole ocean lighthouse. Georgetown is home to Delaware Technical And Community College, which houses the Treasures of the Sea Exhibit, dedicated to displaying artifacts from the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, shipwrecked in 1622. Visitors will encounter religious objects, muskets, cannons, gold and silver objects. Also at the college is a unique arboreal collection, Trees of the States.
The Highball Signal in Delmar is one of many railroad artifacts dating to the 1800s, displayed in the Delmar Caboose. The Highball was a red ball hoisted on a pole to signal the engineer to stop the train.
Lightship Overfalls, berthed at Canal Park in Lewes, is a decommissioned U.S. Coast Guard floating lighthouse. It served along the North Atlantic Coast from 1938 to 1971. Also in Lewes is Delaware's first winery, Nassau Valley Vineyards Winery. Tours and tastings are available.