Winterthur Museum and Gardens

Spring in Delaware

As the bright colors of the spring season bloom across Delaware’s stunning scenery, embark on a rejuvenating getaway to gorgeous gardens, invigorating outdoor recreational areas and exciting festivals. Spend spring in Delaware and take advantage of special packages at local hotels for a budget-friendly weekend getaway. 

Winterthur Mansion and Gardens

Top Spring Destinations

  • Brighten up your spring fashions for less with Delaware’s tax-free shopping.
  • Enjoy the delightful fragrance of beautiful gardens from Winterthur Museum and Gardens to historic downtown Lewes
  • Tee off at extraordinary and scenic public golf courses throughout Delaware. Catch a Wilmington Blue Rocks game or race your way through the Wilmington Grand Prix.
  • Grab a rod and enjoy fishing in Delaware’s scenic fresh and salt waterways.
  • Join the festivities at Delaware event and spring festivals including Dover Days, MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival, the Annual Spring Sidewalk Sale in Rehoboth and Dewey Beach, the Lewes Tulip Festival and the Delmarva Birding Weekend.
  • Immerse yourself in Delaware’s beautiful and tranquil landscapes while exploring statewide scenic byways. Or explore the Delaware Outdoor Trail

What are the locals’ favorite spring destinations?

Northern Delaware:

Mt. Cuba Center – “Gorgeous wildflowers and the guided tours are perfect for the whole family.”

Nemours Mansion and Gardens – “Majestic views. This is a must see during springtime!”

Baywood GreensCentral Delaware:

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge – “Great spot for birding during the spring migration”

DuPont Nature Center – “Best viewing area for horseshoe crabs and migratory shorebirds”

Southern Delaware:

Baywood Greens – “Awesome golf course plus, really nice scenery and close to the beach”

Lewes Canalfront – “Convenient public boat ramp with access to the canal and Delaware Bay. You can also take a charter boat for fishing and sightseeing”