This Is The Most Hippie Town In Delaware And You Need To Visit
Delaware is full of peaceful towns where you can get in touch with nature, find natural and organic foods, and live a hippie lifestyle, but one town is particularly well suited for those of us who live as if it’s still the 1960s. Newark is Delaware’s second largest town, but the vibrant student community has led to it being the hippie capital of the First State.
In Newark, Delaware, you'll find plenty of community support for the hippie lifestyle.
You can even participate in a community garden, which was created by residents to help brighten up the town.
Home Grown Cafe has been a landmark on Main Street for years.
Home Grown focuses on vegan, vegetarian and locally sourced foods.
The Newark Co-Op at Newark Natural Foods is one of the centerpieces of hippie life in town.
Here you'll find handmade local jewelry...
... bright, colorful yarns and fabrics for making clothing and tapestries...
and an impressive selection of organic and natural foods.
There are several "hippie" and bohemian boutiques in town, too, like Grassroots.
Grassroots operates a storefront at 93 E Main St, Newark, DE 19711, and they're often seen with their mobile boutique at events statewide.
Bloom is another local store that is full of bright, colorful hippie clothing.
You can find Bloom at 165 East Main Street
And you can't forget The Hippie Bohemian, where beautiful craft jewelry is made right in town!
Newark's vibrant artsy and hippie scene is easy to see - you'll find live, local music just about anywhere!
You can find live acoustic music year round in restaurants, cafes, and local venues.
After you've spent time on Main Street, head out to one of Delaware's most peaceful state parks.
White Clay Creek State Park is located just outside of town, and it's the perfect place to get in touch with nature.
What do you think of Newark, Delaware? Beyond the peaceful, hippie lifestyle, it’s a charming town where you’ll find
some of the best bagels in the state, a fine trattoria at Taverna Rustica, and the aforementioned White Clay Creek State Park – which might be the best state park in Delaware. It’s really worth a visit!
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