Delaware February 28, 2019
The 12 Places You Absolutely Must Visit In Delaware This Spring
Warm weather is just around the corner, and it’s time to plan out all the things to do in Delaware this spring! Make a short little bucket list and cross off as many of these mini adventures as you can in the short weeks before summer kicks off throughout our busy little state.
1. Goodstay Gardens, Wilmington
2. Cape Henlopen State Park
Cape Henlopen is one of the most visited parks on the east coast, but if you visit on a weekday in spring, you'll feel like you have it all to yourself. Plan time to walk through Fort Miles, climb up the World War II observation tower, and hike to the top of the Walking Dune.
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3. Winterthur, Greenville
Winterthur is one of the most breathtaking estates on earth. The rolling hills of the Brandywine Valley turn this into a spot that you would not recognize as Delaware. Be sure to visit the Enchanted Woods, where you can hear the tales of faeries that entertained the DuPont children decades ago
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4. The Main Event, Newark
Not every spring day is sunny and warm! For the chilly rainy days that are sure to come, have a plan to head up to The Main Event. This indoor arcade, bowling alley, playground, and bar is perfect for kids and adults alike. You could spend hours here on the modern arcade games, shooting pool, or trying for a turkey.
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5. Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin
6. Cafe Gelato, Newark
With warm weather comes a craving for ice cream! Celebrate the beginning of spring in Delaware by stopping by Cafe Gelato. Not only will you find a tasty meal waiting for you, but afterwards, you'll have more than a dozen flavors of homemade gelato to choose from for dessert.
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7. Dewey Beach
8. Auburn Valley Preserve, Yorklyn
9. JP's Wharf, Bowers Beach
Keep an eye out for opening day! JP's Wharf is a bayside restaurant that's known for fresh-from-the-bay oysters and tasty seafood. Be sure you save room for dessert, though, because it's their strawberry pie that keeps foodies coming back again and again.
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10. Brandywine Zoo, Wilmington
12. Mug and Spoon, Rehoboth Beach
Milkshakes might be the world's most perfect food, especially when you pick one up from Mug and Spoon! This marvelous cafe takes their milkshake making seriously, and you'll practically have an entire meal in your mason jar cup. Try a classic, or load up on toppings with one of their specials.
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What’s on your springtime bucket list for Delaware this year?