They say good things come in small packages, and if there’s one thing that justifies that statement, it’s the tiny state of Delaware. Located in the northeastern United States, Delaware is boarded north by Pennsylvania, south and west by Maryland and northeast by New Jersey. If you happen to find yourself passing through Delaware, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at all the fun activities offered in The Diamond State.
Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway
Take a road trip through the Brandywine Valley. While you’re driving, you’ll get a first hand look at the early 20th-century architecture. This drive is a beautiful one worth taking!
Hagley Museum and Library
Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware, Hagley is an example of early American industry includes restored mills, and home and gardens of the du Pont family.
Winterthur Museum and Country Estate
Winterthur Museum and Country Estate is a breath-taking museum of American decorative arts. Guests can enjoy 60 acres of naturalistic garden that I know to be the country’s best.
Blackbird State Forest
Blackbird State Forest is a popular attraction, taking up over 19,000 acres of Delaware. Enjoy some of nature’s finest when strolling through Blackbird State Forest.
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
The refuge offers visitors a 12-mile wildlife drive, walking trails, observation towers, wildlife , and so much more for guests to enjoy.
Fifer Orchards Farm & Country Store
Fifer Orchards Farm & Country Store Market offers fresh, local produce, bakery, hand-dipped ice cream, unique local specialty foods, U-Pick crops and seasonal festivals.
Edward H. McCabe Preserve & Greenway Trail
A beautiful site to see, the Edward H. McCabe Preserve & Greenway Trail features a wide range of habitats, plants and animals within a small area of the Delmarva Peninsula.
Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Located on a beautiful 10,144 acre refuge, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 under the Migratory Bird Conservation Act. Hang out here to bird watch, or just enjoy a day outdoors.
Redden State Forest and Lodge
As one of the more famous attractions for tourists and locals, the Redden State Forest and Lodge is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a perfect destination for families to get together in a scenic atmosphere.
Trap Pond State Park
Explore the natural beauty of the wetland forest in Trap Pond State Park. From hiking to fishing, there are endless opportunities of places to to explore at Trap State Park.
Have you been to Delaware? What are some of the thing you enjoy doing?