Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover Delaware

Picture this: a moment where your mind is at ease and your heart is open to new discoveries and possibilities. Maybe this moment is surrounded by wide open spaces with the beauty of nature by your side, or breathing the salty air as you are nestled in the soft sand along the coast. Let this moment set sail as you explore the endless discoveries in the state of Delaware. 

Delaware is a one-of-a-kind place that embodies the warmth of a quaint home town through charming areas where the local flavor delights to the excitement of a lively beach vibe or city view. Explore the variety as you flip through a discovery guide and consider what your very own Delaware moment would be. discovery guide

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Delaware is conveniently located between ocean and bay, yet still within easy reach of Washington DC and Baltimore to the west, Philadelphia or New York to the North, and just a quick drive to the best beaches in the east. 

The coastal towns in Delaware delight with an array of state parks, two broad inland bays, hundreds of restaurants and endless shopping
Be enchanted as the regal and colonial era history comes to life, or create your own stories of the present with the diverse heritage in
Embracing everything from theatre to concerts to fine art, Delaware’s mix of museums and performance venues take center stage with big city
These moments are truly golden: sun-kissed miles of ocean beaches, paddle boarding through ripples of water, admiring wildlife refuges,
Delaware is lined with award-winning and artisanal wineries, breweries, distilleries, and meaderies.
Take a road trip along Delaware’s Scenic Drives and Byways for a pleasantly convenient perspective on Delaware’s most beautiful countryside.
Sometimes the most amazing meals are found in the least expected places.
Find the perfect Insta-worthy moment and experience a new one-of-a-kind experience in Delaware.

Get to know Delaware Regional Map

Northern 
Envision a land adorned with grand mansions and lush gardens, inviting us all to share the regal charm of Delaware’s “Chateau Country.” Now, about 10 miles east you’ll be welcomed by the lively modern charm of the city streets in Wilmington. Bustling with breweries, up-scale dining, and shops that brighten the city. 

Central 
The wide open spaces bring a unique calmness to the state. Here, you can find new hobbies in birdwatching at national wildlife refuges, or tap into your athletic side in this sports centric county. Or browse through the simpler things in life at farmers markets alongside a riverfront, or at family-owned orchards.   

Southern
Imagine miles of pristine beaches and friendly, fun coastal towns. See yourself taking a tax-free shopping spree at Delaware beach boutiques and galleries, then stepping out for an evening of cutting-edge culinary adventure, followed by a quiet walk along the surf. Each beach brings its own special personality, find the one that's just right for you.