11:24 25 May 2017
Delaware is one of the best places in the world to spend a holiday. It is the second smallest state in America, but its beauty and rich cultural heritage attract tourists from all parts of the world. The state has been nicknamed The Small Wonder because of its attractions and tourist sites. Therefore, if you have a long summer vacation, you can visit all the top attraction sites in the state. Here are top reasons why you should spend your summer vacation in Delaware.
Delaware has a rich cultural history that is well displayed in its museums, meaning you will learn things about the Native American history that you have never heard before. The state is home to 26 museums that are open to tourists and locals, meaning each museum showcases a different aspect of American history including aviation, military and railroads. Delaware is also home to some of the oldest cities in America like Dover. Here you will learn about the major historical wars including the Second World War and the Civil War.
A summer vacation is incomplete without several hours of basking on sunny beaches, and the state has beautiful beaches with clean waters perfect for watersports and swimming. If you visit the southern part of Delaware, you can enjoy water sports at Rehoboth and Bethany beaches. Tourists have many sports to enjoy at the state’s beaches and rivers including canoeing, boat rides, and Delaware Water Gap camping among other activities.
Delaware hosts more than 40 annual festivals at different times of the year, with live performances and entertainment never ending in The Small Wonder. Some of the festivals you can attend in the state include the Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival, Great Delaware Kite Festival, and Nanticoke Riverfest. You are almost assured of an upcoming festival whenever you visit Delaware.
The southern part of Delaware has a flat topography that is perfect for nature trails, and the state has a wide forest cover with numerous nature trails for nature lovers. You can move from lying on the beach to exploring the forest cover in the state. The flat topography is also perfect for cycling adventures.
Delaware is home to some of the best performers and artists in the world. You have many art galleries and studios to visit during your stay; you can visit theaters in all major towns for live performing arts or the galleries and studios for visual arts. The art scene in Delaware is vibrant throughout the year.
Delaware is a great destination for a family vacation, especially in the summer. The wide rivers and coast give your family tons of water sports to enjoy on your vacation. Your family can enjoy nature trails, cycling adventures, or visit historic sites and museums. The vibrant art scene and tens of annual festivals will keep you entertained throughout your vacation. Delaware is one the few tourist destinations that give you a full package of all the fun activities you would want to enjoy when on a summer holiday.
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