6 Family-Friendly Spring Break ideas in Delaware’s Quaint Villages

Spring break is the best time to explore and recharge after a long winter’s nap. Pack the kids up for a spring break vacation of new discoveries, safe activities, and overall good family-fun! Springtime means colorful budding flowers, warmer temperatures, and endless opportunities waiting to be discovered. Find all the details in our blog to plan your next exciting getaway for all families to enjoy spring.

Stretch your legs, feel the warmth of the spring air and spot blooming flowers along Delaware’s Quaint Villages’ peaceful nature trails. With low terrain hiking trails, Kent County’s recreation paths are a great way to get outdoors at all levels of endurance.  Hit the trails on two-wheels at one of the many adventurous bike trails and scenic routes in Delaware’s Quaint Villages.

Keep the nature theme going and head to DuPont Nature Center in Milford. This seasonal nature center is open April thru September and offers families the opportunities to explore local ecology and learn about the Delaware Bay’s history.  

Pick up local seasonal fruits, vegetables, homemade ice cream, canned goods and Delaware-made products at Fifer Orchards & Country Store. This family-working farm is home to seasonal festivals, events, U-Pick opportunities, children activities, a Country Store and more.

Take the kids on a fishing excursion! With close proximity to accessible waterways and the soothing Delaware Bay, fishing in Kent County is the ideal fishing destination to catch sea bass, croakers, rockfish and more! Sign up in advance for a day of head boat charter fishing with Captain Lady’s Charters in Bowers Beach or drop your line along the Woodland Beach Pier, Killens Pond State Park, Lebanon Landing, or Silver Lake Park. This is just a snapshot of fishing spots located around Kent County.

Find sea glass, shells, unique rocks as you stroll along our picturesque sandy beaches of the Delaware Bay. Grab your chair, blanket, picnic favorites for a fun under the sun beach day – don’t forget the kids beach toys!

Learn about Delaware’s vibrant history at one of our museums and historical sites. Many of our museums are FREE to explore and tour. Discover Delaware’s role in ratifying the Constitution and becoming the First State at First State Heritage Park, explore Delaware’s first permanent capitol building built in 1791 at the Old State House, or discover the life and achievements of Eldridge Reeve Johnson, the founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company at the Johnson Victrola Museum.

This is just a snapshot of what Kent County has to offer for families to plan this spring.  Stay overnight to enjoy all of our local eateries, boutique and specialty shops and our quaint villages.

We recommend calling ahead or visiting website before visiting attractions, museums, restaurants and retail for the latest information, tours, hours of operations, services and more.

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