Delaware is a state for all seasons and all ages and should be top of your list when you are planning to see America. There is something for everyone here from first-class wines and ales to beautiful houses, lavender fields and plantations. Music festivals and parades to duty-free shopping for shop-a-holics and miles of lovely beaches with beautiful views.
The first state in the United States has so much to offer as you travel round sightseeing because it is steeped in history dating back to 1400 when the Algonkian native Indians became the first settlers there. It has its own history trail which has become an iconic national attraction. Visitors from all over the world can travel along the trail exploring Delaware's heritage. But Delaware is not just about history, sitting on the Atlantic coast sandwiched between Maryland to the south and west, New Jersey to the north east and Pennsylvania to the north it has miles of wonderful beaches. They have stunning views over the ocean and if you are lucky you will see dolphins playing around in the surf. Delaware is an all-year state to visit as there is something going on right through the year. If you go in October one of the things you must see is the annual Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddlers Festival at Rehoboth Beach. It includes a parade and costume competition including prizes for the best-dressed pet, which is not restricted to dogs and cats. During the festive season because of the tax-free shopping in Delaware you can get some lovely presents. In Odessa you will see the most lavishly decorated houses or enjoy the family-friendly Milton Holly Festival. Delaware is renowned for its wineries and ale breweries scattered across the state. You can visit them individually or sign up for their escorted wine and ale trail where you can visit them all and taste a sample at each. If you are a lover of the arts this is the state for you. There are many cultural events held throughout the year including the annual Firefly Music Festival held in Dover in June. This three-day festival features some of the top bands around. Delaware is well served by museums with exhibits to suit all tastes and one of the most fascinating is the Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover. This museum houses a unique collection of vintage aircraft dating back to World War II and you can actually climb aboard the planes and fly their simulators. Delaware is a state for all ages and all interests as it has something for everyone so make sure you include it on your list when planning to see America.
Explore the selection of the top 10 annual events and festivals, fairs and celebrations
in Delaware, including events in Rehoboth, Odessa, Dover and Milton. Delaware also
hosts one of America The Beautiful’s top 10 events . - View more!
Delaware Events - Traditional & Entertaining!
Nemours is the 300-acre country estate of the late industrialist and philanthropist
... The mansion and gardens are open for tours between May and December. View more!
Nemours Mansion and Gardens Tour!
There’s so much to discover on and off the sand. Stroll along the boardwalk, unwind
with live music at nightspots or watch for dolphins as you kayak along the coastline.
Delaware’s Beaches and Natural Waters!
Fort Delaware State Park is a 288-acre Delaware state park on Pea Patch Island in
New Castle County, Delaware . Breath taking natural beauty and intriguing history
make this a great trip. View more!
Fort Delaware - a History of Protection!
The Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway sweeps past striking gardens and stunning estates
along the gently rolling hills of the Brandywine Valley. Numerous historic sites
and museums are found along the way.
The du Pont family had an enormous influence on the region which is clearly visible
in every aspect of the valley. In downtown Wilmington, the du Pont Theatre is the
cultural focus of the town where Broadway shows enthrall the crowds, and Hotel du
Pont stands with its staunch display of luxury, once an icon of international stature.
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