Delaware February 07, 2018
11 Epic Adventures You Can Have In Delaware In A Day or Less
There’s a lot to see in Delaware, but much of it is overlooked by those staying in our great state. If you’ve got time to kill, check out everything you can do during just one day in Delaware, and pick one to be your first spring outing!
1. Hike Cape Henlopen
Cape Henlopen State Park offers miles of trails that lead to an enormous dune, or to an abandoned World War II fort. Choose your adventure!
2. Paddle Trap Pond
Delaware's best kayaking spot allows you to float in between impressive baldcypress trees. Have a picnic after you're back on land!
3. Tour Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Both Bombay Hook and Prime Hook offer auto tours, with plenty of places to stop for a panoramic view of these stunning marshlands.
4. Dine in the 1700s
Jessop's Tavern is a colonial experience you can only enjoy in Delaware. Stop by this classic New Castle eatery for a trip back in time as you dine on colonial fare.
5. Zipline across Lums Pond
Lums Pond State Park is home to the Go Ape! treetop adventure course. Spend your day in Delaware climbing high into the canopy and ziplining across the state's largest pond.
6. Go on a real treasure hunt
The Delaware Geocaching trail will lead you to all sorts of historic landmarks and natural oases in the state.
Click here to get started!
7. Attend a fair, carnival, or festival
The best part about Delaware is that every town is within driving distance! You can attend a festival, fair or other event nearly every weekend in the warmer months.
8. Explore Winterthur's Enchanted Woods
Walk this fairy trail and see the tulip tree house, acorn tea room, serpentine path, story stones, and even a fairy ring!
9. Stroll the country's best boardwalk
Nothing beats the boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach! From Thrashers Fries to Kohr Brothers ice cream... there's no better way to spend a day in Delaware.
10. Attend a play in Delaware's own Utopian village
The village of Arden is unlike any place on earth! The town has various clubs, including a Shakespeare "Gild," where you can catch may of the Bard's best plays.
11. Spot whales out on the bay
Charter boats leave daily from Fishermans Wharf in Lewes as soon as the weather warms up! You'll see dolphins, whales, and rare birds during your time out on the water.
What’s the first thing you’re going to do when we finally get a warm day in Delaware? I’m heading right for the beach! If you’re like me and want to get out on the water, learn more about the
Fishermans’ Wharf tours right here!