Both A Dairy Farm And A Creamery, Delaware's Hopkins Farm Is An Underrated Day Trip Destination
Are you looking for fun day trips in Delaware near our state’s beautiful beaches? Head to Hopkins Farm Creamery in Lewes for a one-of-a-kind adventure!
Visit the Hopkins Farm Creamery’s website for more information, including current hours of operation.
By the way – since this is a working dairy farm in Delaware, there may be some days when the wind is blowing just right and the smell from the dairy operations is stronger. On those days, we and many other people choose to take their ice cream to go! Be sure to say hi to the cows before heading up to the window to order some of the best ice cream in Delaware.
Have you ever visited Hopkins Farm Creamery? If so, do you think it’s one of the best day trips in Delaware? Tell us your thoughts in the comments! Be sure to check out our previous article for more reasons to visit Lewes! Also, if you know of any other destinations (attractions, restaurants, events, etc.) in Delaware worthy of a feature, tell us about them via our nomination form! You just might see your suggestion(s) featured in an upcoming article.
For even more to see and do around Lewes, check out this YouTube video by Living in Coastal Delaware | Matt Lunden:
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Day Trips In Delaware & Related Info
- What are some of the best day trips in Delaware to take?
Some of the best day trips in Delaware include:
Often overlooked due to its close proximity to Wilmington, Hockessin is a charming and historic small town that can stand on its own. It has a covered bridge, beautiful nature, great food, and more!
Fenwick Island is a quaint resort town that is perfect for families. It offers gorgeous beaches, waterfront dining, charming shops, and kid-friendly activities such as mini golf.
A criminally underrated gem of a city, Wilmington has a little something for everyone. Visitors enjoy a boardwalk with shops and restaurants, historic buildings, parks, and so much more.
Where can I find the best ice cream in Delaware?
The best ice cream in Delaware can be found at these delicious spots:
- Woodside Farm Creamery, Hockessin
In addition to its historic charm, Hockessin is also known for its delicious ice cream. This family-run creamery makes all of its ice cream from scratch, and flavors vary by season.
- Caffe Gelato, Newark
What’s your favorite gelato flavor? Mine is definitely stracciatella. Whatever your go-to may be, there’s a good chance you’ll find it at Caffe Gelato. Their artisan gelato is as authentic as it gets!
- Scoops, New Castle
Enjoy a heaping scoop (or two, or three!) of your favorite ice cream or Italian water ice flavor at Scoops. This quaint ice cream shop is as no-frills as it gets, but their quality and service are always top-notch.
(These spots also make fantastic day trips in Delaware!)