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Also known as the First State, Delaware became the first of the original 13 states to ratify the US Constitution, back in December, 1787.

The state capital of Delaware is Dover.

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Delaware Beaches, Delaware Municipalities, Dover, Lewes, Map of Delaware and Maryland, Visiting Delaware, Wilmington.

About Delaware - Delaware Weather:
Find out more about Delaware before you travel there.

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Visiting Delaware

Delaware Bay was named after the first colonial governor of Virginia, Thomas West, 3rd baron De La Warr, when the English adventurer Samuel Argall entered the bay in 1610.

Delaware is the second smallest state in the Union. States neighbouring Delaware are: Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

DART First State:
Dart First State provides regularly scheduled transit service within the entire state of Delaware.

Delaware City:
Things to do and places to see in Delaware City.

Delaware State Fair:
Annual Delaware State Fair. Rte. 13 Harrington, Delaware.

Delaware State Parks:
There's a wide variety of natural areas in the First State.

State of Delaware:
The state's homepage for all those informational divisions.

Visit Delaware:
Official site of the Delaware tourism office.


Lewes claims to be Delaware's first town, founded by the Dutch Zwaanendaael colony in 1613.

The town's Zwaanendael Museum commemorates the Dutch founders.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry:
The most memorable way to travel between Delaware and New Jersey. Take the ferry on a 17-mile, 80 minute voyage across the Delaware Bay and cut miles off your trip along the Atlantic Coast.

An online tour of the first town of Delaware.

Delaware Beaches

Many holiday makers choose Delaware for its sandy dunes and quiet coastal communities.

Rehoboth Beach:
Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach resort area from the Chamber of Commerce.

Accommodation in Rehoboth Beach

Hotels in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.


The capital of Delaware is Dover, although Wilmington is the largest city.

Visit Dover:
Scenic towns and other attractions in Central Delaware.

Accommodation in Dover

Sheraton Hotel: Dover, DE.
1570 North Dupont Highway.

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Sheraton Dover Hotel.

Conveniently located near Mapledale Golf Course, Dover Downs International Speedway, shopping, and museums, Sheraton Dover Hotel is in the centre of everything, and just off of route 13.

Guest rooms are filled with the things you need to connect with most: High Speed Internet Access, data ports, fax/copier/printer and large desks for keeping in touch with the home office, as well as in-room dining, in-room video games, and the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper(SM) Bed for unwinding and a great night’s sleep.

There’s also fresh coffee in the morning for the day ahead.

Hotel amenities include the Hub Rock Cafe, Tango's Bistro, Starlight Lounge, indoor heated pool, whirlpool, and sauna. Or take advantage of the free shuttle service and explore Dover.

Hotels in Dover, Delaware.


Amtrak Northeast:
Where to go from Wilmington.
The station is located at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and French Streets.

Delaware Art Museum:
Although the outward shell of the Delaware Art Museum has changed and shifted with the fortunes of the times, the heart of the Museum has remained constant. To complement its collections, the Museum regularly presents important temporary exhibitions from leading art museums throughout the world.

The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, near Wilmington, displays American decorative arts between 1640 and 1840, in its more than 150 period rooms.

Wilmington Attractions:
A listing of what to see and do in and around Wilmington, Delaware.

Wintherthur Museum:
Winterthur is on Rte. 52 in Delaware, 6 miles (9.6 km) NW of Wilmington.

Accommodation in Wilmington

Hotel du Pont: Wilmington, DE.
11th & Market Street.

Official Website:
Hotel du Pont.

The award-winning Hotel du Pont has hosted travellers since 1913.

Located in the heart of historic downtown Wilmington, Delaware and just minutes from the illustrious Brandywine Valley, our internationally renowned property will cater to your sophisticated style and your demand for exceptional quality.

The luxuriously restored oversized guestrooms received the International Gold Key Design Award for the best guest room design in the world. The elegant 'Green Room' offers outstanding French Continental cuisine, while the 'Brandywine Room' features classic American specialities served in an intimate atmosphere amidst three generations of original Wyeth paintings.

The entire property is graced with original art work.

Afternoon tea, a luncheon buffet and evening cocktails with complimentary hors d' oeuvres are served in the Lobby Lounge.

Hotels in Wilmington, Delaware.

Delaware Municipalities

Delaware Travel Guides

Delaware Travel Guides - Delaware Maps.

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