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Things to do in Delaware

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Delaware. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Delaware attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Delaware to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Delaware.

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  • Bike to Go

    Rent a bicycle and cruise down the Rehoboth boardwalk to trendy, happening Dewey Beach. More
  • Dogfish Head Brewery

    Pumpkin beer should complement pie, not taste like it. Luckily, founder Sam Calagione has mastered restraint: the taste of the fresh fall squash an... More
  • Ice Cream Store

    Anyone who has ever dipped a French fry in a chocolate shake will understand this sweet-and-salty delight. The Ice Cream Store along the boardwalk ... More
  • Kensington Tours

    A vast range of personalized itineraries, including working on archaeological digs in Israel and trekking to see gorillas in Rwanda, while staying ... More
  • Nemours Mansion & Gardens

    After a three-year overhaul, the Nemours Mansion & Gardens has re-opened. The formal gardens (modeled after those at Versailles' Petit Trianon) hav... More
  • Rehoboth Beach Boarding School

    Conquer the Atlantic surf after just one lesson under expert surfers who know these waters like the back of their boards. More
  • Winterthur

    A garden-rich Du Pont family estate in the Brandywine Valley. More
  • Winterthur Museum of Art

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