Spanning an impressive three hundred acres, Nemours Mansion and Gardens is a beautiful country estate located in Wilmington. The mansion boasts classic French architecture and a chateau style with more than one hundred rooms over five floors. You will find beautiful furniture and antiques within the mansion as well as incredible artwork and artifacts. The gardens are equally as stunning and you can enjoy taking in the gorgeous landscaped surroundings as you tour the exterior of the mansion. You will find fountains, sculptures and even a maze garden to explore here.
If you are after pure relaxation and bonding time with your loved ones, make sure to have the Cape May-Lewes Ferry experience that connects Cape May, New Jersey with Lewes, Delaware. Aboard the ferry and cruise through some of the most picturesque lighthouses, harbors and exotic seabirds. You might even spot some dolphins that just might escort you throughout your cruise. Explore Cape May and indulge your love for the arts at the Cape May Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, take your kids to the Cape May County Zoo and go on a wine tasting tour at the Garden State Wine Trails.
This elegant museum was founded by Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur and is known around the world for its impressive collection of American decorative arts. Here you will discover how early Americans live and you get to take a peek into the rich cultural heritage of the du Pont family. Its 60-acre naturalistic garden offers you wonderful photo ops for your family and its library is home to some of the finest collections of books and references that serves as a place of research for some of the brightest scholars from all over the world.
Situated in Milton, the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery opened its doors in the mid-1990s and now produces hundreds of thousands of barrels of beer each year. The company now brews a range of different beers with an eclectic range designed to suit a wide variety of tastes and preferences. If you consider yourself a beer lover it is well worth booking in for one of the excellent tours that the brewery offers where you can learn more about the brewing process, sample some of the great beers, try beer infused food, and more.
Known as Delaware's largest water park, you and your family will have the time of your lives as you explore the park's thrilling slides, relaxing lagoons and stunning wave pools. Go on the Go-Karts and Bumper Boats and have a few exciting rounds of miniature golf. If you need to take a break you can enjoy some refreshments at the River Cafe then shop for some souvenirs to take home with you at the Jungle Jim gift shop