Delaware’s historic towns and stunning little nooks come alive during the holiday season. The First State is home to Yuletide tours, dazzling light displays, stage classics, and festive parades make Delaware a winter wonderland every years. While Delaware’s beaches rule the summer, even beach towns like Rehoboth boats a 30 foot Christmas tree every year to get into the holiday spirit
Here are 3 amazing sights to see this winter in the First State.
Yuletide at Winterthur
Yuletide is the Brandywine valley’s most spectacular holiday showcases. Yuletide embraces the warmth and festivity of the season with a spectacular tour of the Henry Francis du Pont mansion as well as breathtaking trees, remarkable room displays, a magical dollhouse, and of course opportunities to shop, dine out, and create new memories with the whole family.
Hudson Fields, in Milton Delaware is home to an amazing winter festival every year since 2016. Wonderfest is the region’s leading philanthropic event every year. There are a multitude of attractions every year from the Light Spectacular with over 100 different displays that can be viewed from your car, or via a guided hayride tour. The Christmas Village complete with Santa’s Workshop, an 80 by 90 open air Ice Rink, and several other special events throughout the winter.
The Santa Clause Express
Run by the Wilmington and Western Tran Museum, the Santa Clause Express offers a chance to meet santa while taking a beautiful train tour through the Red Clay Valley. The entire 90 minute trip goes from Wilmington to Ashland, and Santa greets all the children and leaves them with a chocolate treat, all on one of the historic first-generation diesel locomotives.
Delaware may be small in size, but it’s big on fun. Come and see for yourself this winter. The first state offers so many things that can help make new memories for the entire family that will last for years to come.