You’re never far from the fun in Delaware. Located in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic Region, we’re just over two hours by car from both New York and Washington, even less for visitors from Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
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The State Delaware is a four-season destination – come here any time of the year to enjoy a different perspective on the “First State.”
In Northern Delaware (New Castle County), spring and autumn bring new dimensions of color to vast du Pont properties maintained as a triumph of both natural and architectural splendor. Dine in elegant surroundings, and then immerse yourself in the Wilmington nightlife, with its clubs, theater groups and dance troupes.
Central Delaware (Kent County) invites you to wile away a summer afternoon strolling through the capital city of Dover. Just beyond the slots, horse racing and headlining entertainment at the ever-popular Dover Downs complex lies a quiet, peaceful land with many sites instrumental to the founding of a new nation. This is where you learn firsthand why “It’s good being first.”
Then there’s Southern Delaware (Sussex County), which draws visitors through small, pastoral towns toward sand, surf and limitless family fun. Throughout the year, you can look forward to a relaxing escape filled with sight-seeing, golf, trips to the spa and plenty of bargain-hunting at tax-free outlet stores and antiques shops.
Planning a holiday getaway? Delaware knows how to celebrate, with parades, fireworks, special tours and other unforgettable events that get you in the spirit.
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Stroll the streets of towns that were founded before the birth of our country. Hear Civil War cannons roar at Fort Delaware. From tall ships and maritime museums, to restored Victorian homes and the oldest church in America standing as originally built, the First State offers you a glimpse of the past in historic proportions.
See world-class performing artists at Wilmington?s immaculately restored Grand Opera House. Visit a magnificent Louis XVI-style chateau and gardens built for Alfred I. du Pont in 1909. From first-run Broadway plays to world-renowned art museums, the Diamond State shimmers with the best in visual, literary and performing arts.
Whether you’re looking to update a wardrobe, buy special presents or install a home theater system, Delaware offers unbeatable tax-free savings no matter where you shop! Come see why we’re one of the top ten shopping destinations in the U.S.
No matter where you look in Delaware, you’ll find outdoor fun of every description. From the roar of NASCAR at Dover Downs to the thunder of thoroughbreds at Delaware Park. From ocean and freshwater activities to camping, hunting and sightseeing, if it’s going on outdoors, it’s happening here!