- 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.
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.
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.
Offering a unique collection, Velocipede Museum features interesting bicycle exhibits along with a wealth of information about their history. The museum has further expanded to include displays and memorabilia relative to lighting and signage.
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.
Named the first grand mansion of Delaware, the Amstel House now appears as a middle-class Dutch home and is available for tours. The house was built in the 1730's and features original woodwork, an open hearth and early Dutch colonial decor.
With beautiful and stunning architecture, the Old Library Museum offers an interesting collection of items commemorating the history of the New Castle community. This includes clothing, furnishings and special items that represent African Americans.
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.