It’s possible to see the best of Delaware in a short 48-hour getaway. Just follow these handy tips to make the most of your weekend in Delaware.
Keep your weekend a romantic one with stops throughout northern Delaware’s Chateau Country where you will see the beautiful estates of the DuPont family. Wander through the museums and libraries of each which are sure to satisfy any history buff or art lover.
Top stays for couples include the Hotel DuPont or Montchanin Village, both of which offer delicious meals at their elegant restaurants.
For the Girls
Leave the busy work week and packed schedule of responsibilities behind for a couple days and relax in southern Delaware with your friends. The key to relaxation is a spa day at the Bellmoor Inn and Spa where your cares will be massaged away.
Spend a day catching up on holiday shopping or finding the perfect gift for yourself at the Tanger Outlets, full of high-end brand-name retailers or take it slow in the quaint shopping areas of downtown Rehoboth Beach or Second Street in Lewes.
Wind down with a glass of Delaware wine at one of the many tasty, quiet eateries at the beach.
For the Family
Every member of the family will love the wide range of activities Delaware’s State Parks have to offer including camping, hiking and biking.
For a day indoors, try the Delaware Children’s Museum in Wilmington which offers a fun learning environment with interactive exhibits and space to play where kids can exercise their creativity.
A great experience for parents and kids alike is a ride aboard the Wilmington and Western Railroad which offers stops to various northern Delaware locations and seasonally themed rides.
For the Craft Beverage Connoisseur
Indulge in some of the best craft brews the east coast has to offer. Dogfish Head might be the must-do for any beer lover but Delaware is full of new craft breweries, wineries, meaderies and distilleries that all take pride in adding local flavor into their products.
Weekends are peak times for local craft breweries and it’s nearly impossible to find a location without a hot event like a food truck competition or special beer release.
Allow the Delaware on Tap app to help you follow your spirit and get in all the brewery tours, wine tastings and more.