How to plan your trip to Delaware

Travel in Delaware will be a little different this year. Here are some helpful tips for planning ahead and a few common safety precautions to make your journey even more enjoyable: If you’re visiting, or traveling in, Delaware this summer, it's important to do so safely. Bring a face covering to wear in public settings - even outdoors! Wash your hands often - bring some hand sanitizer as a convenient option. Make dining reservations in advance. Practice social distancing and stay home if you're sick.

View more information about how to Summer Safely in Delaware below or download the new Go-to Guide here.

Go-to Guide

Get the most out of your getaway by knowing the ins and outs of traveling during COVID-19.
Rest assured about where you rest your head.
Delaware is just as delicious as ever. But as with any good meal, the better prepared you are, the better it will be.
View information about using the beach responsibly this summer.

Summer Safely with a Discovery Advisor

Make planning easy with the help of a Delaware Discovery Advisor! Simply fill out this survey about how long you're planning on visiting, your interests and more and a Discovery Advisor will be in touch with personalized trip ideas to jump start the planning process.


Travel Checklist

Summer Safely Packing ListPack Essential Items - Stay organized and travel with ease when you have everything you need! Items from face coverings, hand sanitizer, reusable water bottle, sunscreen (maybe some aloe vera too!), and even bug spray will ensure you are prepared. Download a new packing checklist. 

Schedule Reservations – Of course it’s important to book your accommodations but, please remember to plan other activities ahead as well. While social distancing is still in effect, reservations are recommended at all restaurants. Arts, cultural and historical attractions also require reservations which may involve meeting an employee at the door and sanitizing your hands upon entry. Look into your desired destinations at least a week ahead of time to be prepared on what to expect and book a reservation. Use this Summer Safely Planning guide to help keep track.Summer Safely Planning Checklist

Plan Your Day - To make your getaway hassle-free, take some time to plan your day. From dining reservations to visiting destinations during non-peak times, use this Summer Safely Planning guide to help keep track of your next trip. Weekdays are an ideal time to visit and consider new experiences. It’s always fun to visit our favorite destinations but, try something new to help create more social distancing.


Travel Tips

Here are some additional travel tips and up-to-date information about what to expect when traveling in Delaware.​

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Travel Ideas

Find the best activities for you and your family below!

Find new discoveries during a road trip through Delaware.
Enjoy the outdoor while safely social distancing. Check out top trails, bike rides and more....
It's easy to support those on the frontlines while enjoying yourself with delightful bites.
Hotels in Delaware offer affordable deals and comfortable surroundings for any vacation or weekend getaway.