Welcome to our selection of holiday rentals in Delaware.
The very first state to officially join what is now known as the United States, Delaware borders not only Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but also the Atlantic Ocean and is actually a Mid-Atlantic state within the United States.
With such attractions as the World's Largest Frying Pan in Wilmington, or Miles the Monster at the Dover International Speedway, however, if you want to learn the history of Air Mobility, why not visit the Air Mobility Command Museum. The Museum allows you to get close to some of Americas most important historical aircraft and hosts exhibits on a variety of subjects including mid-air refueling, the Korean War, bombs used in the B-17 and the “Berlin Airlift” exhibit which gives a detailed account of the humanitarian effort in 1948 to supply Berlin with the things needed to keep the city going after the Soviet Union blockaded rail, road and waterways between east and west Berlin.
Other museums you can enjoy include the Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village, which shows its visitors what life was like for farmers in the 19th century and the Museum of American Art, which displays collections of American works and sketches from artists and explorers such as Titan Peale who collected thousands of insects and new plant species during is explorations and drew many sketches of what he encountered.
For those who seek adventures outdoors, the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge offers an opportunity for nature lovers to see a range of birds, mammals and reptiles. The refuge is an important stopping place for many birds during their migrations and walking or auto tours through the area are provided.
At the present time we are sorry but we do not have any holiday rentals available in Delaware.
Things to do
Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard
The Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard is the homeport of Delaware’s tall-ship the Kalmar Nyckel. The Shipyard itself hosts a range of activities to enjoy including a look into the art of shipbuilding and Delaware’s colonial past. Next to the shipyard is the Kalmar Nyckel’s original landing site, there is a monument to the landing on the site. Visitors can also book tours or a sailing trip on the ship itself.
The Brandywine Zoo is Delaware’s only zoo and offers a wide range of animal attractions. The zoo also offers educational experiences including the chance to experience the animals from the perspective of the keepers. Visitors can also learn all about the animals from the zoo’s staff. Younger children will also enjoy ‘Story Time at the Zoo’, where animal stories are read by the zoo’s storyteller. The zoo has over 150 animals including many species of reptiles and birds. One of the zoo’s star attractions is the critically endangered Siberian Tiger.
Dover International Raceway
Opened in 1969, the Dover International Raceway is a mile-long oval track that hosts NASCAR events during the year. With speeds exceeding 170mph on its banked turns, Dover International Raceway offers excitement and speed, which only a NASCAR event can offer. Due to the tracks toughness and speed it has earned the nickname “The Monster Mile”
Delaware’s largest waterpark is Jungle Jim’s Adventure World. Naturally there is a wide range of things to do; the Bumper Boats are a popular attraction, like bumper cars on the water, each boat has its own water gun for a little extra fun, those who don’t want to drive a boat can still shoot at them with the water cannons at the side of the pool. As well as waterslides and pools, the park also has its own Karting circuit and mini golf course to enjoy.
Viking Golf & Thunder Lagoon Water Park is another waterpark, located in Fenwick Island. Like Jungle Jim’s the Thunder Lagoon Waterpark offers fun-slides, a ‘lazy river’, karting and mini golf.
Delaware does not have its own commercial air service and is the only state in the U.S. to do so. Many visitors to Delware travel to the Philadelphia International Airport or Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Several regional airports also serve the state.
The state capital is Dover and is where many of the states attractions are situated.
The states largest city however is Wilmington located in the north of the state.
Other notable cities include; Delaware City, Newark and Harrington.
The climate in Delaware is mild in the south of the state in Sussex County. The northern county New Castle is somewhat different with wide variations in temperature and winter snowfall between the north and south. High temperatures can reach well into the 30s °C and lows in winter can drop well below freezing.
Delaware is one of the smallest states in the U.S. and is located on the Delmarva Peninsula in the northeastern United States, sharing the peninsula with Maryland and Virginia.