Delaware Attractions December 14, 2018
The 7 Coziest Towns In Delaware To Snuggle Up In This Season
Getaways in Delaware don’t have to be limited to the summertime, and you’ll find the best winter towns in Delaware hiding in the most obvious places. Visit these charming getaways for great dining, beautiful nature, and best of all – no crowds!
1. Bethany Beach
Bethany Beach is always one of Delaware's quietest towns, and in the winter time, it's a serene paradise. Enjoy several restaurants and resorts that are open year-round in between walks on the beach in the fresh winter air.
Lewes is home to Cape Henlopen State Park, which is truly a winter wonderland. Walk along the dune trails to the beach, climb the World War II observation tower for a beautiful winter view, and then head into town for a great meal at one of the many restaurants that are open even in the dead of winter.
Downtown Milford is one of Delaware's most charming Main Streets, and in the winter it's beautiful! Visit before the New Year to see downtown all lit up for the holidays.
Millsboro is a quiet retreat - hit the water and enjoy the quiet winter air along the Indian River Marina. What's typically a busy, bustling campground all summer long turns into a ghost town as soon as the marinas are closed.
Hockessin is a historic northern Delaware town that's charming in the winter time! Keep an eye out for the Holiday Lights Express before Christmas, and enjoy the quaint shops, restaurants, and boutiques all season long.
Odessa is a town in Delaware that dates back to the earliest days, even before the country existed! Dine at Cantwell's Tavern to feel like you've taken a step back in time.
7. Delaware City
Delaware City is a river town that's beautiful in the wintertime. Dine at a cafe along Clinton Street or relax in Battery Park. Tour Fort Delaware for a fun day trip and a fascinating history lesson.
What’s your favorite winter town in Delaware? Tell us in the comments below!