Spring is the nicest season in the First State! The weather is perfect – not too hot, not too cold – and the state parks are quieter than peak summer season. Quick, before the weather heats up and the tourists come out, visit these 12 places this spring in Delaware.
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1. The Secret Garden You're Guaranteed To Love
Goodstay Gardens are famous for their magnolia walk and their world-class displays of ivies. You won't find anything else like this hidden in the middle of Wilmington! Visit the Goodstay Gardens at 2600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware. Call (302) 831-2214 for hours and visitor information.
2. The Most Whimsical Restaurant In Delaware
Dogfish Head's Brewpub is the quirkiest place to grab an off-centerd ale and a delicious bite to eat. They just redid the patio, so it is one of the best places to visit this Spring in Delaware for outdoor seating and a great meal!
320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.
3. The Tiny Shop with Homemade Ice Cream to Die For
UDairy Creamery is
the spot to get Ice Cream this spring in Delaware! Track down their Ice Cream Truck or visit the storefront at 535 S College Ave Newark, DE 19716.
The Fascinating Town In Delaware That Is Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale
Arden is a magical town full of artists! Visit the town for a night of folk dancing, live music, Shakespeare and more. There are so many wonderful shops and places to visit in this little community, it seems like it's straight out of a fairytale.
5. Tiny Town In Delaware Completely Surrounded By Breathtaking Natural Beauty
If you want beautiful parks, Laurel has it. If you're looking for great waterfront dining, Laurel's the spot to go. If you just want to stroll along a scenic river, Laurel's got you covered. In fact, I can't think of a single reason not to visit the town this spring in Delaware.
6. Incredible Salt Cave That Completely Relaxes You
Delaware's only Salt Cave is the place to go when you're looking for a way to relax and clear up those Spring allergies! The Halotherapy has so many benefits, you'll be sure to return again and again. They’re located at
4758F Limestone Road,Suite 34 Wilmington, DE, in the Pike’s Creek shopping center
7. The Hidden Park That Will Make You Feel Like You’ve Discovered Delaware’s Best Kept Secret
Lots of people visit Bombay Hook to go birding in the spring, but if you don't also visit Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, you're missing out on one of Delaware's best kept secrets. The trails and scenery will take your breath away. Visit the park at
11978 Turkle Pond Rd, Milton, DE 19968
8. The Tiny Restaurant That Serves The Best Mac & Cheese in Delaware
All of this exploring will make you hungry, and if you're going to try one new restaurant this spring in Delaware, make it Grandpa Mac's in Rehoboth Beach. Their mac and cheese creations are out of this world!
33 Baltimore Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
9. These WWII Ruins That Will Take You Back In Time
In Spring, it's a little too cold to swim in the ocean, but that shouldn't keep you away from Delaware's amazing Cape Henlopen State Park! Instead, use this off season time to explore Fort Miles, where soldiers were stationed during World War II. The tours will teach you so much about Delaware, and you can even climb to the top of one of the Fire Control towers in the park.
15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958
10. The Oldest Town In Delaware That Everyone Should Visit At Least Once
Lewes is the most charming town in Delaware! Visit during Spring to avoid the sometimes crazy summer crowds, and check out all that the canalfront has to offer. The Lightship Overfalls is my favorite museum in the town.
11. The Unique Park Everyone In Delaware Should Visit At Least Once
Spring is a great time to visit Delaware's wild animal sanctuary! Say hi to Dominic the Donkey and Tik-Tok, Delaware's only Alligator. You can feed the ducks and pet the goats. It's a great time for kids and adults of all ages. 3 Palms Zoo is located at
924 Blackbird Forest Rd Clayton, DE 19938
12. The Beautiful Lavender Farm Hiding In Plain Sight
Finally, there's no better way to enjoy spring in Delaware than walking through this Lavender Farm! Enjoy the labyrinth and pick up some homemade soaps to continue your relaxing day at home.
18864 Cool Springs Rd, Milton, DE 19968