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  WHY GO: Where the heck is Laurel or Seaford DE?? Tourists know about Delaware beaches – Rehoboth, Bethany and Dewey – and the fantastic Cape Henlopen State Park, but there’s a lack of information about the joys of Western Sussex County in Southwestern Delaware, of which there are many. And therein lies its charm. [...]

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Lewes DE: Spectacular Restaurant and Lodging Getaway

WHY GO: Once a grungy fisherman’s paradise, Lewes DE (pronounced "Lewis") has upscaled to a funky, fun, culinary destination. Both a resort and residential town, Lewes is now a favorite with retirees wishing to downscale space and spending, but not lifestyle. On the Southern Delaware shore an 85-minute ferry ride from Cape May NJ, Lewes is [...]

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Dover and Milford DE: History and Art Abound

WHY GO: Milford and Dover, Delaware represent the yin and yang of quirky travel. Milford is a picturesque artsy town on the rise. Dover, the State Capital and site of a US Air Force Base, provides a historic and military perspective. Twenty miles from each other, it’s easy to stay in one and spend a [...]

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Rehoboth Beach DE: DC Tourist Town Turns Culinary Destination

WHY GO: Sand, Sea, Boardwalk, Food: the quartet of traditional summer resort delights. Americans have always needed places to cool off and frolic, even before bathing wear technology caught up with comfort, and Rehoboth Beach DE has attracted families from Philly and the DC area since Victorian times. But New Yorkers and New Englanders will [...]

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Do Wilmington DE Like A Du Pont

WHY GO: Come to Wilmington DE to be immersed in all things DuPont. Begin with Pierre Samuel and his son E.I at Hagley, and continue on to the French and American palaces of Winterthur and Nemours. Attractions in the greater Wilmington area can be daunting, many require a full day to explore. But no fear, [...]

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Inn At Montchanin Village, Montchanin DE

Once housing the laborers who worked at the Hagley Powder Mills nearby, you can’t help but feel a sense of irony as you meander down “Privy Lane” - original latrines line the street where upscale guest cottages now stand. I'd wager the only luxury inn in America that features outhouses as a design element, The Inn [...]

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