Locals know that Delaware is an unbelievably scenic state. Sure, we don’t have the mountains and canyons of the gigantic National Parks out west, but we do have incredible beaches, beautiful botanical gardens, and state parks that rival any other in the region. Take a minute to appreciate stunning Delaware scenery as you scroll through these 12 sites in Delaware that make you appreciate our little wonder.
1. White Clay Creek State Park, Newark
Some of the most peaceful woods to wander are at White Clay Creek State Park.
2. Cape Henlopen State Park
Enjoy American history as you explore one of America's best beaches at Cape Henlopen State Park.
3. Silver Lake Park, Dover
An oasis in an urban environment, Silver Lake Park is the place to go to find peace in Dover.
4. Roadside Barns and Farms Throughout the State
Delaware's rural roots are evident as you drive through the winding roads of the country - observe the simple living that helped build America as you take in the Delaware scenery.
5. Lum's Pond State Park, Bear
Stunning Lum's Pond is a great place to hike, swim and paddle in New Castle County.
6. Nemours, Wilmington
Another stunning display of DuPont landscaping! Nemours Gardens may be the finest in the state.
7. The Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse
Always illuminated by the beautiful sunsets, this lighthouse visible from the Lewes beaches will make you appreciate maritime history, and is a great representation of Delaware scenery.
8. The Brandywine, Wilmington
Escape from the city life by visiting the Brandywine - an oasis in the middle of Wilmington and running through New Castle County.
9. Winterthur, Wilmington
A DuPont Mansion Masterpiece. Visit Winterthur whenever you want to see history and explore the beautiful grounds.
10. Bethany Beach
This quieter beach town is your paradise in the First State.
11. Mount Cuba Center, Hockessin
The Wildflower Celebration in early spring is one of the most incredible things you can experience in the entire country.
12. Baywood Greens, Long Neck
One of the most incredible golf courses and resorts in the country! You can see beautiful Bayview Greens from Rt 24 as you approach Long Neck.