Delaware January 04, 2019
Here Are The 8 Best Cities In Delaware To Raise A Family
Delaware is a great place to settle down and plant your roots. If living in the First State is something you’ve been thinking about, check out the best Delaware family towns and see where your future can take you!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
Hockessin is a quaint historic town in the Red Clay Valley that's known for great schools, gorgeous neighborhoods, and a charming downtown district with shops and restaurants. Your family will love it here, and you'll never be bored in this bustling town.
The Camden-Wyoming area is a great place to raise a family in Delaware. You'll have access to Dover's excellent school system, but be far enough out of the city that you can enjoy a relaxed, rural life. Your kids will grow up with farm animals and chickens everywhere, and in a small community that truly feels like home.
3. Pike Creek
Pike Creek is an idyllic suburb of Wilmington that's gained national attention for being one of the best places to live in America. Good schools, restaurants, shopping, and plenty of green space make this a great choice for families.
Middletown is a rapidly growing spot that's a perfect family town in Delaware. Main Street offers restaurants and shops, while the outskirts of town have every family restaurant and store you could possibly want. Housing is still affordable here, and the school district is one of the best in he state.
Dover is great for families who love being able to walk around their hometown. This historic town is safe and packed with things to do, from museums to boutiques. The schools here are excellent from elementary to high school.
There's something to be said about growing up at the beach. Though it's not for everyone, if you like quiet winters and busy summers, this might be your paradise. The schools in the Cape Henlopen area are very good, and there's always something to do in this close-knit community.
Townsend is a quiet town where you'll really get to know your neighbors. Crime is virtually nonexistent, and the architecture will capture your heart and imagination. Living in Townsend is picture perfect!
Bellefonte is a close-knit town that feels a little old fashioned, in a good way. Artists will feel at home here, and kids will have plenty of space to run and play in the safe and sprawling neighborhoods. Bellefonte is close to everything, so you'll never have to look far for weekend plans with the kids.
If you feel like you need to get to know the First State a little better before settling down, take a road trip and see it all! Here are
7 Inexpensive Road Trip Destinations In Delaware That Won’t Break The Bank, so you can start to feel at home right here.