While you may have seen the shirts poking fun of “Dela-Where?” or wondered if there was any reason to ever visit what’s commonly regarded as a fly over state, there are in fact plenty of interesting things to see and do in Delaware. America’s first state has plenty to offer visitors the explorer to the history buff and intends on showing you everything via one of their themed road trips.
Rediscover the Past on the Delaware History Trail
From the meeting place of the Leni Lenape Indians to the site where Delaware first ratified the U.S. Constitution, discover 36 places that played a role in the formation of America. You’ll travel back in time to the days of the early settlers, patriots and pioneers while gaining an appreciation for the legacy Delaware left to help form one of the most powerful nations in the world.
Eat and Drink Your Way Through the Delaware Wine and Ale Trail
Quench your thirst for great beer, fine wine, and savory spirits at 17 award-winning Delaware breweries, wineries and distilleries. Stop in for tastings and tours from the nationally recognized Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton to Painted Staved or Delaware Distilling. Download your passport to start collecting stamps as you weave your way from North to South, starting in the rolling hills and Wilmington riverfront brewpubs until you make it to the sunny shores of the Southern Delaware beaches. Just make sure to take your time so you’re ok to drive J There is also a coinciding foodie trail to perfect your pairings.
Pretend You’re Magellan on the Delaware Geocaching Trail
If you haven’t been geocaching yet, it’s great fun for adventurous spirits. A real live GPS treasure hunt, there are 69 locations marked with hidden caches and code words that’ll take you through some of the most scenic areas of the state - lavender fields, grand du Pont estates, and beautiful State Parks. And since the exploration isn’t timed, you can take as long as you like to appreciate the unique locations you’ll uncover along the way.