Wilmington

Wilmington Travel Guide

A garden-rich Du Pont family estate in the Brandywine Valley.

After a three-year overhaul, the Nemours Mansion & Gardens has re-opened. The formal gardens (modeled after those at Versailles' Petit Trianon) have been restored, along with the reflecting pool, hedge maze, and a 1929 gold-leafed sculpture by Henri Crenier.

A vast range of personalized itineraries, including working on archaeological digs in Israel and trekking to see gorillas in Rwanda, while staying in castles, ashrams, tropical tree houses, and tented safari camps.