Delaware March 26, 2018
See The Very Best Of Delaware’s Chateau Country In One Day On This Epic Road Trip
With spring in the air, it’s time to explore the best of Delaware’s Chateau Country! Drive past gorgeous estates in the rolling hills of Northern Delaware as it approaches the Pennsylvania State Line. Stop by a few of the historic DuPont homes, and dine at some delicious, elegant restaurants. Are you ready for a great day trip? Let’s go!
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First up, visit Winterthur, one of the most elegant DuPont Estates.
Hike up to the azalea field and over to the Enchanted Woods, where you'll see an amazing section of the estate created by the Winterthur Faeries.
Next, stop for lunch or brunch at the historic Buckley's Tavern in Centreville.
Enjoy one of the best Sunday Brunches in the state, or pig out on classic American food as part of your hearty lunch.
Mt. Cuba Center is your next destination.
In the springtime, this gorgeous garden shows off fields of wildflowers, various butterfly species, and plenty of plants that are all native to the First State.
Head on over to the first DuPont home in America next! The Hagley Museum will delight you.
Walk the grounds to see the old gunpowder mills, or explore the house that's full of Americana memorabilia. It's like stepping back in time.
Finally, end your day with a delicious gourmet meal at Krazy Kat's, hidden away in the woods of chateau country.
Try any of their made-from-scratch, locally sourced French meals right on their patio, hidden in the hamlet of Montchanin.
For more of the best Delaware day trips, check out
The Hidden Beaches Road Trip That Will Show You Delaware Like Never Before or The Ultimate Terrifying Northern Delaware Road Trip Is Right Here – And You’ll Want to Do It.