Delaware Memorial Bridge

Places to see in Delaware

Delaware is emerging as popular tourist destination. The place has many great world class entertainment options for all. It has romantic hideaways to enjoy with your lovely girlfriend where as scenic byways and fun places lets whole family enjoys the trip.

Shopping is always on list when you visit some place and special thing about shopping here is you can go for loads of shopping without paying any tax!!

This article discusses quite amazing wonderful places to see in Delaware. Few of them are:

Tourist attractions in Delaware

Delaware Memorial Bridge

The Delaware Memorial Bridge built across the River Delaware is the second longest twin span suspension bridge in the world. The Bridge is dedicated to the New Jersey and Delaware martyrs of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. This bridge hosts numerous visitors who come to see it every day.

Silver Lake Park

The Silver Lake Park in Dover city of Delaware is one of the nicest parks of the state. The Silver Lake Park spreads to an area of 182 acres. The beautiful small sandy beach here makes it a good picnic spot. There are different pavilions for celebrating small picnic, barbecue grills, walking pavements, fishing spots, and playground for kids. You can also do boating in the lake or skiing.

Hagley Museum and Library

The Hagley museum gives a peek into the history of America. The collectibles here unfold the history since the foundation of the country right from DuPont Science and Discovery, Eleutherian Mills to Workers' Hill. Hagley library has quality books, research papers and studies. They enhance the further business and technology study in America.

Longwood Gardens

The Longwood Gardens was founded in 1906 by Pierre S. Du Pont. He developed the Peirce Arboretum to save its trees from being cut. Today, the gardens are a spectacular site which includes over 1,500 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows; over 11,000 types of plants and magnificent fountains.

Kalmar Nykel Sailing Ship

The Kalmar Nykel is popularly referred as the Tall Ship of Delaware. It is a replica of the original historic vessel. Kalmar Nykel provides daily onboard tours, daytime sails and private charters.

Fort Delaware

Fort Delaware State Park is situated on Pea Patch Island. The visitors to the place can have a look at American civil war history in unique way. The fort was once a Confederate prison. Fort Delaware can be reached by ferry from Delaware City.

Rockwood Museum

This historical museum has beautiful architecture. It is structurally designed in Victorian style.

Delaware Beaches

Delaware has many Atlantic Ocean beaches. The popular beaches in Delaware are Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach, Lewes and Fenwick Island. You can loads of fun doing lot of activities like fishing, lodging, shopping and surfing!

Jungle Jim's

Jungle Jim’s is an amusement park which facilitates playing mini-golf, go-carting, rock-climbing, boating in bumper boats, battle cages. The River Safari water park has wave pool, activity pools, a kid’s pool, bath house, lockers and the River Safari cafe.

Winterthur Museum and Country Estate

Winterthur Museum is located in the heart of Delaware's Brandywine Valley. The Winterthur Collection includes Enchanted Woods, Gold Peteran and Quilts.