Trip Ideas for Northern Delaware

It’s a place that is filled with city lights and garden paths, where you can savor bourbon paired perfectly with BBQ or try a modern twist on French classics, and where you can find a home away from home either with Riverfront views or historic charm. Enjoying a getaway to Northern Delaware has the perfect moments and places you’re looking to discover.

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Iron Hill Wilmington

Places to Stay
Come rediscover the moments of sleeping in! Whether it’s riverfront views at Westin Wilmington or the historic charm of the Inn at Montchanin, you’ll find the perfect home away from  home. If you’re looking to be close to everything there is to do, enjoy the Hilton Wilmington Christiana’s comforts and even ask for a room with a lanai that opens to their courtyard.

How about a night of luxury with historic elegance? The Hotel Du Pont’s European-style rooms will have all the comforts you’re seeking. Or enjoy a downtown vibe with the Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown.

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Things to Do
Are you ready to rediscover the outdoors or artistic moments that take center stage? Northern Delaware’s unique things to do provide an exciting way to check-off your bucket list! If you love or have always wanted to visit Longwood Gardens or the Biltmore, you must take time to explore Delaware’s historic estates and gardens.

From Hagley Museum along the Brandywine River to the Nemours Estate, which is built to look like the Versailles, you’ll be amazed at the history, decorative arts and scenic gardens. While you’re discovering historic sights, make sure to stop at Fort Delaware State Park, a Civil war fortress, and take a stroll along the cobblestone streets of historic New Castle.

From the new exhibits at the Delaware Art Museum to rocking out at the Queen or even enjoying Shakespeare under the stars, you’ll rediscover your love of the arts in Northern Delaware.

If you’re searching for time to reconnect with nature or kid-friendly things to do, explore the Riverfront Wilmington with scenic bike trails, mini-golf, minor league baseball games and so much more. Or head to one of northern Delaware’s beautiful state parks where you’ll find everything from rock climbing to zip lining to river rafting.

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Where to Dine
Savor the cuisine in Northern Delaware with top spots from Limestone BBQ and Bourbon to Iron Hill Brewery. Each spot in northern Delaware has something unique on the menu. Whether it’s dining in the historic Cantwells Tavern or sunset views along the canal at Grain H20, you’ll find something to suit every flavor. With dining under the city lights on Market Street or even finding a Speakeasy in downtown Wilmington, you will not want to count any calories while visiting Northern Delaware.

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