From the Delaware beaches to the centuries-old historic gems, you’ll find Insta-worthy backdrops galore perfect for your story or feed. View the top spots here!
Stroll down the paved path along the Christina River and soon the scene will be set for a shot of the city skyline, rising above the water. Pro tip Get the perfect angle from the rooftop patio of Iron Hill Brewery.
Golden Statue of Diana at Nemours Mansion and Gardens
Set in the greenery of the long formal garden of this DuPont estate stands a golden statue of Diana, the goddess of the hunt who is is always ready for her moment in front of the camera. Pro tip: Copy her pose for a fun modern recreation.
Go Ape! Treetop Adventure
In the canopy of Lums Pond State Park, adventurers will find endless possibilities for flying action shots in this treetop adventure course. Pro tip: Capture a friend’s picture on the walkway over the pond for a great perspective!
Old New Castle
Along the cobblestone streets of this Colonial-era riverside town, every vista seems to transport visitors to another time. Pro tip: Grab your phone and head to Market Street, near Delaware Street for a truly perfect shot.
Boardwalk Trail at Bombay Hook
Time your visit well, and you may very well witness the unforgettable sight of thousands of migrating boards rising to the sky as one. Pro tip: Have a friend snap a pic of you walking through the grasses surrounding the boardwalk as birds pass through the background. Bonus points for grazing the grasses with your hands!
The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park
Take a walk through the pristine sandy beaches of Cape Henlopen State Park out to the Point, the official starting line of the Delaware beaches. Pro tip: Dip your feet into the water at the very edge for one foot in the bay and another in the ocean, perfect to include in a creative caption.
Sunset aboard the Cape Water Taxi
The calm evening cruises deliver majestic views, highlighted by the sight of the sun setting slowly alongside the old East End Lighthouse. Pro tip: Book one of the live music tours for a great soundtrack to an Instagram video!
Rehoboth Bay from Dewey Beach
On the “other side” of the buzzing beachside town, boats passing, glimmering water and powerful sunsets set a scene your camera can’t resist. Pro tip: The best views are gained from bayside piers and restaurants. Try the Rusty Rudder.
Dewey Beach’s “Sunrise to Sunset” Mural
Rich reds and oranges make this beachy mural super eye catching to passersby. Located on the south side of the Sea Esta Motel, the painting features beach goers at sunset where only their silhouettes are visible. Pro tip: Snap a pic at sunset so your outline blends with the painting’s characters!
Indian River Inlet Bridge
Pull off the coastal highway just north of this inlet between ocean and bay, and you’ll be in perfect position for a shot of this graceful, light-bedazzled bridge. Pro tip: The bridge creates beautiful shots around the clock, even at night when it’s illuminated in a blue and white glow!
Kayaking at Trap Pond State Park
From your colorful kayak, you can marvel at the majesty of bald cypress trees rising around you. Pro tip: Coordinate a plandid with a friends from a distance to prove your kayaking skills.