Fitness-Friendly Destinations in Delaware

Brandywine Park
Brandywine Park

A vacation in Delaware doesn’t mean giving up on your fitness goals. If you’re looking to keep up with workout routines or step counts while on vacation, take a trip through some of Delaware’s fitness-friendly vacation destinations, from beachside gyms to back-to-nature jaunts.

Gentle terrain and countryside views make cycling in Southern Delaware a favorite fitness option: Rent a couple of bikes at Lifecycle Delaware and wind your way along the river on the Mispillion River Greenway, a 1.8-mile journey passing historic sites and parks.

Stop by for a family guest pass from any of the YMCA of Delaware locations and enjoy amenities statewide, including fitness classes, 17 indoor and outdoor pools and kids activities.

Or hit the trail at one of Delaware’s top hiking destinations, ranging from the scenic Gordons Pond Trail at Cape Henlopen State Park to the hilly woodlands along the 10.4-mile Northern Delaware Greenway Trail, which links such top attractions as Bellevue State Park, Brandywine Park, Brandywine Zoo, and Rockford Park. Along the way, keep watch for two historic estates and the rocky cliffs of Alapocas Run State Park.

Still need some workout inspiration? Check out some of Delaware’s many outdoor activities or grab a healthy meal at one of these fitness-focuses restaurants. And if you’re looking for something to help you stay fit and relaxed, try yoga on the beach.

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