- 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.
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Your opportunity to attend top-notch live music shows in Delaware begins and ends with World Café Live at the Queen. The now converted hotel was originally built in 1789 and provides visitors with the perfect blend of historic ambience and musical excellence.
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.
At The Playhouse on Rodney Square, visitors can see Broadway musicals, stand up comedy, youth theater, and a variety of other performing arts events. The theater features a Victorian style stage with a large, red velvet curtain.
Wilmington & Western Railroad is the first railroad to be included in the National register of Historic Places. Opened as a tourist attraction in 1966, this 1870 railroad uses steam engines to transport children of all ages back in time, for all occasions, whether for romantic evenings or special celebrations.
Located in the heart of Wilmington's Little Italy, Saint Anthony of Padua Church, was founded in 1924 after being built by local volunteers. The church is best known for a yearly, week-long Italian Festival that routinely makes the top ten list of things to do in Delaware.
Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park hosts numerous events like festivals on its wide grounds and also attracts visitors on a daily basis who enjoy strolling by gardens and resting on benches. The boardwalk is popular with joggers.