Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Top Spring Break Ideas in Delaware

Embrace the adventures that come with a new season while spending spring break in Delaware. From fun excursions with the family to a romantic getaway for just the two of you, get travel inspiration for the season here!

Outdoor experiences for the family

As spring arrives, it’s time to return to the great outdoors and explore. Start with taking in a view from above as you zip through the trees of Lums Pond State Park during an expedition with Go Ape! Treetop Adventures. Activities are available for ages 10 and up.

Everyone can stretch their legs with a hike at one of Delaware’s top birding sites – Bombay Hook or Prime Hook national wildlife refuges or bike ride around Delaware’s charming beach towns before summer arrives with the Junction and Breakwater Trail. You’ll venture off the roads (and sidewalks) less traveled with its lovely scenic trails. Choose Gordons Pond Bike Trail for an excursion which showcases the beautiful Atlantic shoreline and the wildlife and wetlands of Cape Henlopen State Park.

Educational fun

After the kids have exercised outside, bring them inside where they can exercise their minds. The Great STEMporium will serve up an interesting hands-on challenge that will work their science and math skills while the Delaware Children’s Museum is a great place to enjoy interactive exhibits and creative activities.

For the foodies

Follow your taste buds through Delaware and indulge in tasty flavors and a bit of fun. Down south, Crooked Hammock Brewery and Thompson Island Brewing Company keep delicious bites coming from the kitchen while the fun never stops with their outdoor games.

Enjoy warming temps with a walk along the Riverfront Wilmington where you’ll enjoy restaurants like Big Fish Grill, Timothy’s Riverfront Grill and Udon Thai Kitchen and Bar.

If you love bacon, plan your visit around the Dewey Rehoboth Bacon Festival! Get more inspiration from the Delaware Culinary Trail!

Couples’ getaway

Explore Delaware’s charming towns from the cobblestone streets of Historic New Castle, to the laid back town of Milford to the stylish seaside town of Lewes. Enjoy an evening together where you’ll rise to a beautiful view at a waterfront hotel like the Inn at Canal Square or Boardwalk Plaza. While you’re at the beaches, enjoy a live show together in Dewey as the beaches reawaken.

Craft beverage lovers’ expedition

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a craft brew newbie, you’ll find a new favorite drink at one of Delaware on Tap’s nearly three dozen locations across the state. From beautiful river views from the rooftop of Iron Hill Wilmington to the easy going beach vibes and salty air at Dewey Beer Company, the Delaware on Tap app will lead you to a great experience!

Enjoy an immersive experience into the spirit world with one of Delaware’s top craft beverage tours and for delicious drinks and bites, try the Harvest Ridge Food Truck Competition or r2Hop2, both held in central Delaware in April.