Looking to vacation in the beautiful Mid-Atlantic region? Be sure to consider Newark, DE. You will find it easy to fall in love with a charming town enriched in history, tradition and a bit of panache. Experience for yourself the welcoming atmosphere that calls visitors back again and again.
Stay with Choice Hotels in Newark, DE for the accommodations and guidance you need to make the most of your visit. Do not leave without taking advantage of all the exciting attractions in the immediate area, including:
Being home to the University of Delaware, Newark attracts some of the brightest minds and vibrant crowds in the state. Immerse yourself in an exciting college town atmosphere and take advantage of the trendy shops and hotspots all around you. On campus, the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens is something not to miss, especially when free to the public!
You may find yourself passing through Cooch's Bridge – if you do, take a moment to relive the history that took place here. This is the site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought on Delaware soil, the Battle of Cooch’s Bridge. This is also where many believe the American flag was flown for the first time in battle.
For a refreshing change of pace, take a hike at White Clay Creek State Park. Whether or not you can cover all 37 miles of trails, the sights of flourishing greenery and sparkling streams all around you are sure to calm the nerves.
Add to your fix of foliage with all the flora waiting at Longwood Gardens in nearby Kennett Square, PA. Be sure to allow enough time to take in all 1,000-plus acres of beautifully landscaped outdoor gardens, 20 indoor gardens, a fountain garden, an Italian water garden and an open-air theater. More than 400 performing arts events are held here each year, so you also may be lucky enough to catch one during your visit!
If you have no problem venturing outside city limits, a visit to Delaware Park in nearby Wilmington is well worth the trip. This is where you will find White Clay Creek Country Club, home to some of the best golf in the area. If you left your clubs at home, the casino is sure to keep you busy – place your bets on live horseracing or try your luck at the slot machines. Being bored here is not an option at this adult playground!
Round out your trip with a leisurely browse of the Delaware Art Museum. Located on the picturesque Kentmere Parkway, the museum houses a rich, 12,000-plus piece collection of Pre-Raphaelite and American art featuring works by the likes of Howard Pyle and John Sloan. On a beautiful day, take a stroll through the Copeland Sculpture Garden for some unique photo opportunities.
This is the place to be if you seek a hip scene, a good fix of arts and culture, and easy access to the outdoors sans the big city bustle. Pack your belongings and brace yourself for good times in Newark, DE. Let Choice Hotels provide the hospitality and accommodations you need to make sure you leave town with nothing but great memories in Delaware. Book today!
Mendenhall, PA, US, 19357
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