- TripBuzz found 152 things to do with kids in or near Newark, Delaware, including 128 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wilmington, West Chester, New Castle and Havre de Grace.
- From Fred Rust Ice Arena to University of Delaware Ice Arena, the Newark area offers 99 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Movie Theaters, Skating Rinks and Sports Facilities/Fields.
- Home to the University of Delaware is the city of Newark. Surrounded by residential communities, the charming college town is home to many natural parks, historic walking and biking trails and lively downtown events throughout the year. Also popular with locals and tourists is the towns selection of casual and fine dining establishments and boutique shops.
A minor league baseball club, the Reading Fightin Phils are a Double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. The club plays in the Eastern League at FirstEnergy Stadium which provides seating for 9,000, a picnic area and a food court.
Located on 33 acres of land, the Gring's Mill Rec Area is a park featuring a number of facilities for its guests to enjoy. An amphitheater, volleyball court, and walking trail are among the amenities at the park.
Presenting a collection of over forty exhibits, the Wings Of Freedom Museum celebrates the history of Pennsylvania aviation. The museum displays an array of artifacts including vintage flight helmets, flight gear, air missiles and service medals.
Local wildlife is supported in their home habitats at the Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, which holds many educational and family-friendly programs during the year. Visitors can even simply go hiking through the area and explore on their own instead of being led by a guide.
Loch Raven Tiny Tots is a program that offers three and four year-old children in the local community a chance to play and learn. Art projects, sing-alongs, storytelling, and outdoor play are among the activities enjoyed by the tots.