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Top Scenic Drives in Delaware

Sometimes, the perfect day is no further than the comfort of your car, winding through some of Delaware’s most scenic locales. Check out some favorite scenic drives and plan your next adventure on the open road.

Delaware Bayshore Byway (Del. 9)

This back-road journey twists and turns through some of Delaware’s most picturesque coastal lowlands, home to a host of friendly bayside towns.

Brandywine Valley National Scenic Byway

From the gentle and wooded hills of Chateau Country to the city of Wilmington, this journey along the Brandywine River includes some of the state’s most spectacular scenery.

Nanticoke Heritage Byway

Quiet and rural, this journey explores lands that Native Americans once knew, passing farmlands, wooded areas, and the quaint little towns of Seaford, Bethel and Laurel before winding up at Trap Pond State Park.

Outdoor Adventures

Early mornings spent paddling on still waters and serene moments hiking through sand dunes accompanied by the blissful sounds of songbirds – these and more are ready and waiting in Delaware. While your first thought may be the beaches (and really, there is a lot to explore on the soft sandy shores) there are plenty of lesser-known stops, just right for a moment of calm.

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