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Visiting Delaware

Small but proud of its first-state-in-the-union stature, Delaware flaunts its originality today with the quirky Rehoboth Beach boardwalk; Wilmington riverfront; and Brandywine Valley, backdrop to lavish Civil War reenactments. If it’s peace you’re after, try Andrew Wyeth’s famed château country.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
Small but proud of its first-state-in-the-union stature, Delaware flaunts its originality today with the quirky Rehoboth Beach boardwalk; Wilmington riverfront; and Brandywine Valley, backdrop to lavish Civil War reenactments. If it’s peace you’re after, try Andrew Wyeth’s famed château country.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Delaware

Shopping in Northern Delaware

Written by treesinger on 09 Aug, 2003

For those of us who live in the area, we know what the biggest draw Delaware has over PA, NJ, and MD. There is no sales tax in Delaware! When it comes to buying large appliances, computers, or other expensive items, Delaware is the place…Read More


Antiqueing in Chester County

Written by diminor1929 on 21 Sep, 2002

If Early American 18th and 19th century antiques are your passion... Chester County is the place to head. A good place to start your tour is on Rt. 30, one of the main roads that connects most towns of Chester County. Starting in the…Read More


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Parking at Rehoboth Beach!

Written by LanikaiBabe on 31 Oct, 2000

Parking at Rehoboth Beach! What a confusing mess, right? All the meters that line Rehoboth Avenue are mostly 3-hour meters that cost 75 cents per hour to park. On a hot day, doing the `quarter run` can be a pain in the butt. Below is a…Read More


QVC Tour

Written by zabelle on 06 Dec, 2000

To anyone who has ever ordered from this giant TV shopping show, this was a dream come true. We got to tour the studio where the shows are filmed, and we even got to go out on a deck and watch a show in progress.…Read More


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Faberge in Wilmington

Written by RV Momma on 26 Nov, 2000

The new Broughton Masterpiece Presentation at the Riverfront Arts Center in Wilmington is a stunner. It brings together more than 1000 works of art from over 30 private collections and museums around the world, including the Royal families of Sweden, Britain, Bulgaria and several German…Read More


Covered Bridges

Written by treesinger on 09 Aug, 2003

Covered bridges are a rare find in north Delaware, and they can both be found in the Brandywine Valley. Brackenville Bridge is on Brackenville Road near RT 82 and the Ashland Nature Center. Be sure to drive carefully as there can be children…Read More


Swimming Awareness and Danger!

Written by LanikaiBabe on 31 Oct, 2000

Ok folks.. this is no laughing matter. The waters off of the Delaware coast have very strong under-currents and often, there are rip-tides to go along with that. I was there on Saturday, August 12th 2000 and I witnessed 4 rescue attemps by lifeguards. I…Read More


Brave New Campground

Written by Magellan on 27 Aug, 2001

In the out-of-doors, people belong to one of two castes, and nowhere is that more evident than a campground. As opposed to wilderness camping, campgrounds have the advantage of amenities: water, usually a bathhouse, maybe a general store. They also have a distinct disadvantage: people.…Read More


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Dewey Beach Visit

Written by lashr1999 on 08 Jul, 2005

I went up to Delaware U to visit a friend and was prepared for a relaxing, ie boring, weekend. I mean, who's heard of nightlife in Delaware? We went to Dewey Beach, and I have to admit, I was mistaken. This town swells to over…Read More


The Beach in Spring

Written by DeanMDJ on 19 Mar, 2006

One of the joys of being at the ocean in the spring, is the changing weather. Instead of having to deal with heat, sand, and crowds, you can explore the beach and surrounding areas, and appreciate the quiet (except for the sound of the waves,…Read More


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