Tucked inside museums and tiny towns are some really weird Delaware attractions, oddities, and events. Some are downright creepy, and others take you on a walk on the wild side. If you’ve ever thought of visiting the weirdest places in Delaware, then we’ve got you covered. Here are 13 unique things to do in Delaware that we thought deserved to be on your list of must-visit places in the First State.

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Want a glimpse into more weird places and unique things to do in Delaware? Check out this YouTube video by Dodong Bibo highlighting some of the cool and unusual places to visit:

It might be small, but Delaware is definitely full of some unexpectedly weird, yet awesome, things. If you want to take a road trip to visit them, take a look at our Ultimate Road Trip Packing List for everything you need in the car!

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Unique Things To Do In Delaware

What are the most unique things to do in Delaware?

The DuPont Estates are unique to the Brandywine Valley, and it's always worth visiting Mt. Cuba, Hagley, Winterthur, or Nemours. Each estate is one-of-a-kind and features architecture, gardens, and plenty of interesting history. Another fun, off-the-beaten-path excursion in Delaware is the Wilmington and Western Railroad. You can take a rolling tour of the Red Clay Creek Valley on their themed, scenic train rides. Here are some more unique things to do in Delaware that we recommend:

  • Fort Delaware, Delaware City
  • Miles the Monster Statue, Dover
  • Marshall Steam Museum & Friends of Auburn Heights, Yorklyn
  • Chalybeate Spring, Wilmington
  • Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington
  • Crabby Dick's, Delaware City
  • The Oddporium, Arden


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unique places to visit in Delaware.

Are there any Delaware attractions near the beach that are good for a rainy day?

Luckily for Delaware beachgoers, there's always something to do in the First State, even if your vacation days are rained out. Head to one of the many museums and nature centers on the Delaware Coast, like the Zwaanendael Museum or Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, and you're sure to be able to fill your day with entertainment! If you prefer to shop, there are outlets in Rehoboth Beach, and the town's quaint Penny Lane alley has all sorts of boutiques.