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Why Delaware

Our group values work-life balance and our group members frequently comment on how much there is to do in Wilmington and Delaware, all within a two-hour drive. Spend the morning touring the renowned Winterthur museum on Delaware’s northern tip, and in less than two hours you can be strolling along Bethany Beach, named one of the Best Secret Beaches on Earth by Travel + Leisure magazine.

Beach destinations

Delaware has vast stretches of shoreline and nationally acclaimed beaches. Head to Dover to check out the raceway and a relaxed beach vibe. Check out Rehoboth for a boardwalk lined with restaurants, shops, hotels and free summertime concerts. Drop into Lewes for a walkable town experience featuring Cape Henlopen State Park, miles of beautiful beaches, nature trails and bird sanctuaries.

Tax-free shopping

Shop without a care in Delaware, where the price is the price. No sales tax means your money goes further. You’ll find boutique shops, outlet shopping, and the Christiana Mall, which features retailers like Nordstrom, Anthropologie, Apple and Abercrombie & Fitch.

Art, music and culture

There is always something to do in Delaware. The First State has a thriving cultural scene ranging from live theater, music festivals, and world-renowned museums. Visit the gorgeous gardens at Winterthur Museum, or check out art from all ages at the Delaware Art Museum.

Outdoor recreation

Delaware has 17 State Parks ranging from urban preserves and walking trails, or sprawling parks with hiking, boating, horseback riding, swimming, and even rock climbing. You’re never more than an hour away from adventure.

Great food and drinks

Steakhouses, fisheries, breweries, eateries and everything in between! Delaware has top rated restaurants up and down the state. Grab a drink at a local jazz bar, speakeasy, or catch the game at a sports bar. Delaware has you covered.

Check out 50 awesome restaurants here!

A short drive to multiple metros

If you ever run out of things to do locally, there’s plenty of excitement nearby. Philly, Baltimore, DC, and NYC are all within a short drive or train ride.

From Christiana Care:

Philly: Half-hour drive

New York City: 2-hour drive

Washington D.C.: 2-hour drive

Baltimore: 2-hour drive