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There’s A Tiny Town In Delaware Completely Surrounded By Breathtaking Natural Beauty

Laurel, Delaware is a small town of about 3,000 people in Sussex County. It’s a historic town located on Broad Creek, which runs from Delmar, to Records Pond, through the town of Laurel and out towards the Nanticoke River. Broad Creek itself is enough of a reason to notice the beauty of Laurel, so when you add in the stunning ponds and state parks that surround the town, it’s easy to see why this small Delaware town captures the hearts of so many.

You can find Trap Pond State Park at 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956, and you aren’t limited to just hiking! They rent out canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards. Call the DE State Park office at (302) 875-5153 for more information on watercraft rentals.

Abbott’s on Broad Creek, which has made several of our best-of lists (Best Waterfront Restaurants, Most Romantic Restaurants and even one of the Best Brunches in Delaware) can be found at 300 Delaware Ave Laurel, DE 19956.

Kim Magaraci
Kim Magaraci is a freelance writer in the tri-state area who spends all of her time running around in circles so that her dog Wilco can have a better life. She loves all things Delaware and Philly... except scrapple. Contact: