- Our list of the best things to do in New Castle, Delaware, features the top 184 nearby activities — including 81 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- New Castle, DE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of New Castle, DE , followed by 168 popular activities in nearby cities, including Wilmington, Newark, West Chester, Media, Middletown, Elkton, Kennett Square, North East, Chadds Ford, Downingtown, Hockessin, Bear, Delaware City, Smyrna, Chester, Greenville, Odessa, Winterthur, Bridgeton, Clayton and Malvern
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Featuring a garden with beautiful landscaping and a variety of trees and plants, Rockwood Mansion Park Museum is an old estate that is now open to the public. It features exhibits and displays that celebrate and honor American History.
An indoor kart racing facility, Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix offers racing experiences to drivers ages 8 and up. The facility also hosts leagues and clinics on racing, and is available for parties and special events.