All Delaware travel destinations are just a short drive from such major metropolitan areas as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore, Richmond and New York City. This second smallest state is known as the "First State" because it was the first state to ratify the Constitution. With 3 counties and only 35 miles at it's wides point, Delaware's 1954 square miles is smaller than many counties in other states.
For all it's lack of size, Delaware offers visitors unique and memorable vacation and travel destinations. From the city of Dover with it's tax-free shopping to the natural recreational offerings of Killens Pond State Park, Delaware welcomes the visitor.
Enjoy coastal sailing and kayaking at Dagsboro, then enjoy an evening of ballet at the Dupont Theater in Wilmington. For the history buff, Delaware offers the Delaware Museum of Natural History, the Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum, and the Air Mobility Command Museum just to name a few.
Those who appreciate historic archetecture will definitely want to visit the Allee House, a plantation house built in 175. Also, you won't want to miss Nemours Mansion & Gardens, a Louis XVI-style chateau and French-style formal gardens in Wilmington
Don't let the size fool you. Delaware travel destinations offer something for everyone, and plus is that each one is just minutes away from another fun and exciting destination.
Delaware Travel Destinations
- Hagley Museum and Library – Wilmington
- Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk – Rehoboth Beach
- Shark's Cove Marina - Fenwick Island
- Little Italy - Wilmington
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