- TripBuzz found 146 things to do with kids in or near New Castle, Delaware, including 133 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Wilmington, Newark, West Chester and Media.
- From Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix to Bowlerama, the New Castle area offers 92 different types of family activities, including: Historic Homes, National & State Parks, Historic Buildings and Bowling.
- Situated on the Delaware River is the waterfront town of New Castle. Home to just over 3,300 residents, the city is famous for it's grand historical district, that features over five hundred registered buildings. The site blends architecture from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, with buildings ranging from historical home sites and churches, to museums and scenic gardens.
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.
Christiana Skating Center is not only a place suited for roller-skating and learning new tricks. Besides the themed parties held on holidays such as Halloween, this establishment is also suited for all kinds of celebrations, such as birthday parties.
Brandywine Park is divided by grey stone walls built of local stone in the late 1800's. The park maintains trails that wind along creeks along with open fields that are excellent for picnics, kite flying and disc golf.
Featuring 14-miles of hiking trails, the 933-acre Brandywine Creek State Park, provides visitors with wildlife and wildflower viewing opportunities. Other amenities include fishing, winter sports, picnic areas, and seasonal special events for the entire family.
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.
Travel back to the turn of the century when you visit Rockwood Museum in Wilmington. Located in a family mansion, the museum displays original furnishings and clothing from the 1890's through 1920 and represents life through the Depression and World Wars.