Delaware November 16, 2018
9 Destinations Way Downstate In Delaware That Are So Worth The Drive
There’s a lot to do wherever you go in Delaware, but it seems like people forget about the heart and soul of the state. Slower Lower Delaware is much more than just the woods, some farms, and the beaches! Check out some of the coolest places you can find downstate.
1. The Store in Gumboro
The Store in Gumboro serves up delicious food, and there's a charming country shop next door! Enjoy a filling meal and shop for home decor all at the same time at this unique little complex.
2. Vanderwende Creamery, Bridgeville
What's better than farm fresh ice cream? Not much! Vanderwende serves up some of the tastiest treats in the state, and you'll be enjoying your cone in the company of the creamery's own cows.
3. Wilson's General Store, Georgetown
Wilson's General Store has been a Georgetown landmark for generations. They make the absolute best scrapple sandwiches you'll ever try.
4. Trap Pond State Park, Laurel
Trap Pond is one of Delaware's most underrated state parks. Enjoy a hike here during a breezy fall day and keep an eye out for birds, fish, and other wildlife!
5. Serendipity Restaurant, Oak Orchard
Serendipity is one of the quirkiest restaurants in Delaware. Located right on the Indian River, this bright and colorful spot serves up some of the best pasta dishes around.
6. Governor Ross Mansion, Seaford
The historic Governor Ross Mansion and Plantation in Seaford is a great place to visit for a day trip. Take a tour and find out if the plantation truly is one of the most haunted places around.
7. Harvest Ridge Winery, Marydel
Harvest Ridge Winery is also home to Rebel Seed Cidery, and this family owned farm vineyard is gorgeous in the fall and winter! Warm up with some delicious Delaware wines and ciders on the next chilly day.
8. Cupola Park, Millsboro
Cupola Park in Millsboro is one of the most peaceful places to picnic in Delaware. Stroll the scenic river town and settle down near the water to watch the day go by.
9. Nanticoke Indian Museum, Millsboro
The Nanticoke Indian Museum is one of Delaware's richest heritage sites. This museum is home to an incredible collection of artifacts and artwork, and the stories the staff tell are mesmerizing.
Have you visited any of these cool places? Which has been your favorite? Of course, driving through Slower Lower Delaware is a treat itself – the farmland scenery is beautiful! Share your best shots with our
Delaware Nature Lovers Facebook group.