- TripBuzz found 122 things to do with kids in or near Delaware City, Delaware, including 119 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wilmington, Newark, New Castle and Middletown.
- From Fort Delaware State Park to Cozy Quarters Farm, the Delaware City area offers 96 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Other Landmarks, Horseback Riding and Theaters.
- Delaware City is a beautiful area located along the Delaware River. The waterfront community prides itself on its rich heritage and is home to many historic forts, shops and estates. The areas beautiful wetlands and river recreation make it an exciting destination for outdoor lovers, kayaking, swimming and canoeing are among the most popular activities.
Delaware City's Fort Delaware State Park is built on the site of historic Fort Delaware, a Union fort that housed Confederate prisoners during the Civil War. The fort is now popular with Civil War reenactment groups and is available for touring.
Battery Park covers 25 acres and has plenty of playgrounds, picnic areas, basketball courts and more. Castle Clinton, built before the 1812 war, had more than 4 million visitors in 2009 – according to the National Park Service this was the most visited park in America.
The historic New Castle Court House, now a museum and state landmark, was the original capitol building of the State of Delaware. It is now filled with artifacts and media related to Delaware's role as one of the thirteen original states.
Bear, Delaware is home to the Delaware Rock Gym, an indoor climbing facility and instruction center. Clients may purchase a day pass or opt for a discounted 10-visit package. The gym is also available for private parties and group climbing.
Open to both new and advanced sailors, the New Castle Sailing Club offers many member benefits. Along with classroom and water instruction, members can take advantage of social outings and sailing aboard one of the club's many boats.
New Castle's Old Dutch House is Delaware's most important repository of Colonial-area furniture and domestic items. It features fine hand-crafted pewter dinnerware, hand-carved wooden furniture, delicate textiles and immaculately-preserved antique carpeting.