Cape Henlopen at sunset

Delaware's Can't Miss Attractions

Delaware welcomes all kinds of travel enthusiasts from the ready to relax, to the foodies, the adventure seekers, and so much more. Whichever spirit you choose there are some must-do's in the state that simply cannot be missed. The Delaware beaches, lush gardens, historic homes, scenic state parks and craft beverage locations are are among the many attractions that you must experience. Browse this list of top Delaware attractions that should include a little something for everyone.

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Delaware Discoveries Trail Bombay Hook
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Trap Pind State Park
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Nemours Estate
  • Delaware Beaches : Delaware’s top beach town has so much that naturally appeals to so many – sunshine, sand, shopping, dining, entertainment and the cleanest ocean water in the nation. It’s small enough to feel cozy, but always full of big flavors and new surprises.
  • Delaware State Parks : Plan an outdoor adventure at Delaware State Parks from enjoying the beach at Cape Henlopen beach, kayaking through Trap Pond State Park, camping at Killen’s Pond State Park or hiking the Brandywine Creek State Park.
  • Garden & Estates : Arguably Delaware’s most stunning attractions. Winterthur Mansion, Garden and Library has 175 rooms stuffed with antiques and acres of gardens that bloom furiously through spring and summer. Hagley Museum and Library tells a picturesque story of the old DuPont Powder Mills along the Brandywine River. And Nemours Estate is a glorious and stately tribute to Classic French-style extravagance.
  • Delaware Discoveries Trail : Find the perfect Insta-worthy moment and experience a new one-of-a-kind experience in Delaware. Explore eleven pieces of interactive street artwork throughout the state that you won’t see anywhere else.
  • Christiana Mall and/or Tanger Outlets and boutiques : Five words say it all – name-brand shopping, tax-free.
  • Bombay Hook Wildlife Refuge : At times, the sky fills with rare shorebirds seeking sustenance at this bayside migratory mecca.
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