History Trail Top Photo Spots

Along the Delaware History Trail there lives scenes from a storybook, and moments that can capture a million words in just one photo. From beautiful blooms to vintage gems the influencers of yester-year would surely consider these top spots to be insta-worthy:

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Delaware Discoveries Art – Start your visit engulfed in nature and complete it with an insta-worthy moment. Plus, if you strike a pose in front of the Delaware Discoveries Butterfly Wings you earn a chance to win yet another prize. Learn more about the trail here. 

Auburn Heights Preserve

The grey stone on the historic Queen Anne Mansion makes for the perfect backdrop. Add in a vintage steam engine from the on-site Marshall Steam Museum and you’ve got a photo for the history books!

Lewes Historic District

Step into history and immerse yourself in the quaint yet exquisite detail of the Lewes Historic District. Pose under the flowing trees that sway in the coastal breeze, or by the unique houses that bring your imagination to life.

Indian River Life Saving Station – at sunset

Perhaps one of the most iconic sunset-chasing locations in Delaware happens over the Indian River Inlet Bridge less than a mile away from the Life Saving Station.

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Capture the natural beauty of past and present on the prestigious grounds of Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library. Some top photo-ops include the March Bank during spring, the enchanted garden during summer, the Japanese Maple Tree during fall and the dried flower tree during Yuletide in the winter.