Newark is a popular place to head to while you are in Wilmington as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Two destinations that should top every visitor’s list is the wonderful University of Delaware Botanic Gardens and the much-loved Fair Hill State Natural Resources Management Area. Two other recommended attractions nearby Newark are the Delaware Park Racetrack and Slots and the Lums Pond State Park.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Wilmington, visit the nearby outdoor areas. The nature preserves such as the Mt. Cuba Center, allow visitors to see the animals and plants that exist in the local area.
See Wilmington favourites, the Wilmington Blue Rocks, battle their opponents at the iconic Daniel S. Frawley Stadium. On match days follow the procession of blue and grey, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local baseball lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after discovering the charms of Newark, check in to one of the many local bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Ramada Newark/Wilmington, the Red Roof PLUS+ Wilmington - Newark, or the Red Roof Inn & Suites Newark - University.