Attractions January 12, 2019
Never Underestimate These 8 Delaware Towns That Are Packed With Unique Things To Do
Anyone who tries to say Delaware is boring has clearly never left the I-95 corridor! Our tiny state may be small, but we’ve got dozens of towns that are packed with fun things to do year-round. Visit the best day trip towns in Delaware to see what you’ve been missing.
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1. Bowers Beach
Bowers Beach is a charming fishing town that's bustling with activity, particularly in the summer. Charter a boat for a fishing expedition, visit the Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, or eat with the locals at
Milton is home to one of the best breweries in America — Dogfish Head. Take their famous tour and see what makes this Brewery really stand out, and then head over to The Backyard for one of the best meals you'll ever have.
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Middletown is growing year over year, but you can still find lots of small-town charm on Main Street. Catch a show at the Everett Theater or enjoy a meal at Sully's before wandering around town and stopping in the boutique shops.
Hockessin is a charming New Castle County town that's home to one of the best shopping districts in the state. Enjoy an elegant meal at the Back Burner Cafe or wander around the historic countryside after checking out downtown.
Yorklyn is close to Hockessin, and you can easily explore them both in a day. The old Snuff Mill is a historic warehouse that's frozen in time, and Auburn Heights Preserve shows off gorgeous grounds and a steam car museum.
Milford is one of the busiest little towns in the state. There's a festival nearly every month, from the music and art fairs to the famous Riverwalk Farmers Market. You'll love spending a weekend in this charming river town.
Georgetown is a historic town that's taken on a new life of its own. Among historic buildings and around the Circle, you'll find restaurants, cafes, and shops. Be sure to walk around and stop in one of the many taco shops throughout downtown Georgetown. Your tastebuds will be in heaven!
8. New Castle
New Castle is home to the oldest courthouse in the country, and a restaurant where you can step back in time 300 years to the earliest days of Colonial America. Be sure to visit on a nice spring day and explore the gorgeous Green by the water.
9. Delaware City
Delaware City is one of
the state's most haunted towns
, and it's worth it to visit to see what this little river town has going on. Visit Fort Delaware and dine at Crabby Dicks, or walk around by the water for a peaceful and serene view not too far from Wilmington.
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