Delaware September 21, 2020
7 Of The Most Beautiful Fall Destinations In Delaware
Hey, Delaware, are you ready for fall? Make sure you jot down a list of the must-visit fall destinations in Delaware and mark your calendar! After all, it’s only a short while before holiday madness takes over our lives, so get out and enjoy the cool weather and gorgeous foliage of the best season ever.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
The beauty hiding at Bombay Hook is hard to beat in any season, but in the fall, the stunning colors of the trees and the presence of migratory birds really sets this spot apart.
2. Lums Pond State Park
Lums Pond is always at the top of our Delaware hiking spots list, and in the fall, you'll find it's one of the best destinations in Delaware for a walk in the cooler weather. Check out their event calendar and enjoy a hayride or bonfire!
3. Wilmington and Western Railroad
The Wilmington & Western Railroad travels through the scenic Red Clay Creek Valley, one of the most beautiful fall destinations in Delaware. Travel the Autumn Leaf Express to see peak foliage and enjoy a relaxing ride through the countryside.
4. Hagley Museum
The beautiful colors of the Brandywine Valley are on display when you visit Hagley in the fall! This DuPont home and museum is a great spot to learn some history and watch the scenery change throughout the season.
5. Lewes & Rehoboth Beach
The beautiful beach towns are less crowded, which makes them ideal fall destinations in Delaware. Enjoy sidewalk sales, restaurant specials, and the perfect weather of "local summer" in early fall.
6. White Clay Creek State Park
The rolling hills of Delaware's chateau country are bursting with color in September and October! Visit White Clay Creek State Park to hike miles of trails through one of the most remote fall destinations in Delaware.
7. Fifer Orchards
Finally, no list of fall destinations in Delaware would be complete without a mention of Fifer Orchards! Delaware's oldest family-run orchard makes the best cider you'll ever try. Visit for apple or pumpkin picking and don't forget a dozen apple cider donuts!
What are your favorite ways to enjoy autumn in Delaware? If you love hiking, read
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