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Families will find kid-friendly activities in Wilmington, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, top-notch restaurants, and college vibe. This city also attracts tourists with its museums and sporting events. Top sights in the city include Fort Delaware State Park and Christiana Mall.
Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Grand Opera House, Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library, and The Playhouse on Rodney Square. Favorite family attractions include Brandywine Zoo and Frightland. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Fort Delaware State Park, Old Swedes Church, and Mount Cuba Astronomical Observatory.
In Wilmington, you'll find 78 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Below are top ones based on our user reviews:
Other top sights in Wilmington include Christiana Mall. Outside the city, popular places to see include Longwood Gardens, located 11.1 mi (17.9 km) from the heart of the city, and Wells Fargo Center, which is 22.6 mi/36.3 km away.
To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Wilmington Station or Newark Station. Wilmington might not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.