Delaware History Trail

The state that started the nation welcomes you to explore the Delaware History Trail, a journey to experience the First State's historical treasures. The trail highlights significant locations statewide that have impacted the history of Delaware and our nation.

Explore Delaware History & Get Your Trail Passport

From the rolling hills of the Brandywine Valley to the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, this trail is just a starting point for traveler's to take a step back in time and experience Delaware's rich historic past. We invite you to download the Delaware History Trail passport, complete the trail and receive a limited-edition "Landmarks and Legacies" Delaware History book with engaging content on the history of Delaware, the locations featured along the trail and outstanding photography by Kevin Fleming. 

For travelers interested in Group Tours, Student Travel or Receptive Tour Operator opportunities, please contact the Delaware Tourism Office at 866-284-7483 or To view sample group itineraries, please click here

Watch a Video on the Delaware History Trail

Preview your journey below. You'll visit gorgeous estates, historic sites, museums and more. Along the way, you'll get acquainted with famous figures from Delaware's past, from early pioneers to the creative minds driving America's Industrial Revolution. Come explore the trail and see what's so fascinating about Delaware history and heritage!