Dover, DE

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Delaware which includes a lake or waterhole
The First State’s capital city shares stories of its pioneering heritage over local wines and craft beers.

The capital of Delaware, U.S.A.’s first state, offers plenty to see and do: a rich American heritage, relaxing lakeside space, local wines and craft beer. Dover was established as a court town for Kent County in 1683 and is home to a range of historical landmarks. Follow the Delaware History Trail, with 36 sites of the small state’s pioneering past, grand estates and museums.

Go back in time to a 19-century village at the Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, which is open from Tuesdays through Saturdays. Learn how the Delaware farming community has put food on the table for generations with the museum’s informative tours and programs. Visit the First State Heritage Park to see historic estates such as the Old State House, Delaware Legislative Hall and the antique wooden John Bell House. The First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries are open seven days a week.

Discover Delaware’s acclaimed wineries and breweries on the Wine and Ale Trail, starting at the Wilmington riverfront and continuing to the Atlantic Ocean. Explore Dover’s secluded Silver Lake, the source of the St. Jones River, and its surrounding park. Pack a picnic lunch to grill on the provided barbeques. Walk around the park’s paths and watch ducks peacefully paddling on the water.

Watch and listen to the roaring engines of the twice-annual NASCAR races at Dover International Speedway. Travel around Dover with the cheap and convenient Dart Bus system or your personal or rental car.

Just 85 miles (136 kilometers) from Philadelphia and 65 miles (104 kilometers) from Annapolis, Dover is easy to get to. Catch an Amtrak train to Wilmington or a flight to New Castle Airport, both approximately an hour’s drive north from Dover. Summers in Dover are hot and humid, and winters are relatively mild. Despite very light snow conditions, low temperatures and rain can continue into spring, so pack appropriate warm clothing.

Visit Dover for an interesting glimpse into the nation’s past and a thoroughly modern culture.

Wyndham Garden Dover
Wyndham Garden Dover
3 out of 5
561 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE, 19901
The price is $97 per night from Jul 12 to Jul 13
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Dover. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms ...
3.6/5 Good! (629 reviews)
"Good."

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Wyndham Garden Dover
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Dover
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Dover
2 out of 5
1703 E Lebanon Rd, Dover, DE, 19901
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $104 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Dover. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (980 reviews)
"Good hotel, nice stuff. Good location with 40 minutes from DE beaches (Lewes and Rehoboth)."

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2022

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Dover
Bally's Dover Casino Resort
Bally's Dover Casino Resort
4 out of 5
1131 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE, 19901
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $119 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Dover. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (989 reviews)
"It was a very pleasant stay. Clean rooms and friendly staff. My only peeve was that the fact that room service was not available. Covid numbers are down significantly we need to return to normal. we should have the option to have a meal in your room if so desired."

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2022

Bally's Dover Casino Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Edi's Suites *Privacy And Comfort Away From Home*
Edi's Suites *Privacy And Comfort Away From Home*
Dover, DE
The price is $75 per night from Jul 10 to Jul 11
Stay at this apartment in Dover. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a Smart TV. Our guests praise the comfy beds in our reviews. Popular attractions Dover ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Convenient & Cute!
"This property was not only convenient to everything that we needed but it was super clean and cute! Nikki, the host, was amazing! She thought of every detail: (which were very much appreciated after a day of airplane delays!) toiletries, snacks, fluffy towels, creamers for coffee and waters cooling ..."

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Edi's Suites *Privacy And Comfort Away From Home*
Yellow Rm Dover- Del State, Bayhealth- Dov Base
Yellow Rm Dover- Del State, Bayhealth- Dov Base
Dover, DE
Stay at this vacation home in Dover. Enjoy onsite parking, a TV, and a kitchen. Popular attractions Dover Downs Casino and Dover International Speedway are located ...
3/5 (1 review)
Clean but confusing check in
"My stay at this property was less than average. The room was clean and I appreciated that the bedroom door had an individual lock with a unique code. Never felt like my belongings would be messed with while I was away. The room was clean and plenty of towels were provided. The bathroom was very low ..."

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

Yellow Rm Dover- Del State, Bayhealth- Dov Base
The Sandpiper Beach Club
The Sandpiper Beach Club
4 out of 5
11 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ, 08204
Stay at this 4-star beach aparthotel in Cape May. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the pool and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (181 reviews)
"I wish there were more amenities included, such as vouchers for breakfast."

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

The Sandpiper Beach Club
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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