- Our list of the best things to do in Newark, Delaware, features the top 192 nearby activities — including 87 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Newark, DE has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Newark, DE , followed by 166 popular activities in nearby cities, including Wilmington, West Chester, New Castle, Havre de Grace, Middletown, Media, Elkton, Downingtown, North East, Kennett Square, Chadds Ford, Hockessin, Bear, Delaware City, Chester, Greenville, Odessa, Winterthur and Clayton
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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.
Visitors to Lums Pond State Park in Bear, Delaware enjoy miles of hiking trails, paved bike paths, equestrian trails and beautiful scenery. There is a small daily parking fee in effect between March and November.
Mt. Cuba Center is a botanical garden that features a variety of native plants from the Piedmont region. The garden offers two hour docent led walking tours and features a picnic area where guests can bring their own food.
Located in Hockessin, Delaware, the Ashland Nature Center is dedicated to promoting nature appreciation and environmental conservation through wildlife education, school field trips, community presentations and other important events. Overnight lodging is available.
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.