Delaware Summer August 19, 2019
by Kim Magaraci There’s Still Time To Check These 9 Things Off Your Delaware Summer Bucket List
The busy tourist season is not quite over, but you can still have fun in the First State without battling beach crowds! There are still plenty of ways to enjoy the end of your summer in Delaware. Read a few of our best suggestions below.
1. Plan a picnic at Mt. Cuba Center.
Hockessin's Mt. Cuba Center is a repurposed DuPont Estate that has become one of the most incredible botanical gardens around. Explore acres of native plants that are sure to make you feel like you've found paradise.
Read more about this wonderland here
2. Hike around historic Fort Miles.
Cape Henlopen State Park is home to an abandoned World War II fort, and you can tour the bunkers and climb the Fire Tower even to this day. Get in touch with nature and history on one field trip you will love.
See what's hiding in the park here
3. Tour Trap Pond on a Pontoon Boat.
You'll love exploring Delaware's largest Baldcypress Pond with a guide that will take you on the water. This relaxing and fascinating tour is one of the nicest ways to spend the day.
Hit the water with Trap Pond this summer
4. Go on a shopping spree at Penny Lane.
5. Enjoy a scenic ride aboard the Wilmington and Western Railroad.
6. Embark on a primitive camping trip.
Blackbird State Forest is home to the most isolated campground in the state! You'll truly enjoy getting away from it all when you pitch your tent in these woods.
7. Tour the famous lighthouse that's only accessible by boat.
Cape Water Taxi will bring you to the most photographed landmark in Delaware! You'll experience a narrated tour, learn the history of the light, and be able to climb to the top.
You'll love every minute of the journey
8. Pick crabs!
Delaware is home to some amazing crabhouses, and plenty of them offer all-you-can-eat specials. Visit any of the
9 AYCE Crab Shacks That Made Our List
for an unforgettable summertime meal.
9. Hike across the Indian River Inlet Bridge.
The landmark Indian River Inlet Bridge shows off some of the most stunning scenery in the First State. It's perfect for a sunset stroll or a beautiful walk any time of day.
You'll love the view from up here
With so many options, what are you going to check off your End Of Summer In Delaware Bucket List?
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