Wilmington, DE & The Brandywine Valley, PA, Guide and Information


Welcome to Wilmington, DE & The Brandywine Valley

The scenic and historic Brandywine Valley in Delaware and Pennsylvania is also home to some of the best shops and markets, world-class restaurants, and charming places to stay. Here, you can stand where George Washington and his Continental Army stood in 1777, walk through the perfectly preserved estates of the du Ponts and other scions of the early 20th century, and move on to dinner at a James-Beard-award-winning restaurant followed by an outdoor evening performance at Longwood Gardens. Delightful towns like Kennett Square, Chadd’s Ford, Hockessin, and Greenville offer so much to explore and do, all within an easy drive from New York, Philadelphia or Washington, DC. Wilmington, Delaware, located on the Christina and Delaware rivers, is the urban hub of the region, with lively streets, beautiful parks, and lots to do and see in every season. The city has so much to offer in neighborhoods like Little Italy and the Riverfront, and also serves as a center for banking and innovation, with world-class restaurants, museums, performing arts venues, and of course, tax-free shopping!

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Top 3 Things to Do in Wilmington, Delaware, and the Brandywine Valley

Just slightly south of Philadelphia sits a somewhat overlooked destination that deserves any traveler’s attention when considering an East Coast vacation. Wilmington, Delaware, combined with Pennsylvania’s Brandywine Valley, provides a wealth of culture, history and world-class cuisine, where you might least expect it.

Intrigued? We thought you might be. Here are three things to do in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley to get you started on your explorations of this can’t-miss region.

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Where to Shop in Wilmington, Delaware

Part of the Brandywine Valley, which it shares with neighboring Pennsylvania, Wilmington, Delaware, is a small destination in a small state — but it manages to pack a big personality and a lot of history within its small footprint.

Beyond offering a bevy of interesting museums and historical sites for visitors to peruse, as well as lots of outdoor attractions and great restaurants and watering holes, Wilmington also offers some stellar shopping options. This is, in part, thanks to the lack of sales tax all over the state. When you shop in Delaware, you save.

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