End of Summer Last-Minute Getaways in Delaware’s Quaint Villages

Summertime comes and goes so quickly – can you believe it’s already the end of July? For anyone too busy and scheduled to think of summer vacation ideas and squeeze in a trip, now is your last chance to organize a fun, relaxing, restorative summer trip. Kent County, Delaware is the perfect locale, chockfull of summer vacation spots for a weekend trip to soak up the season!

A Day At 3 Palms Zoo & Education Center

A true hidden gem, 3 Palms Zoo is located in Clayton, Delaware, and is a non-profit rescue and education center. The kids will absolutely love 3 Palms: during your visit, you’ll embark on an adventure seeing exotic, wild, domestic and agricultural animals in a natural woodlands surrounding. Highlights include llamas, alpacas, goats, ducks, sheep, pigs and mini-pigs, rabbits, tortoises, and emu and Delaware’s only alligator! Visit their website to see more of their amazing animals, and plan your trip today!


Annual Peach Ice Cream Day at Fifer’s

August 12th is Fifer’s Annual Peach Ice Cream Day! For this day only, Fifer’s is hosting pick-your-own peaches, so grab a couple of handles and a bushel! Fifer’s will also be hosting tons of activities and performances – from farm tours, tractor-train rides and farm animal exhibits, to face-painting and kids bounces! Learn more about Peach Ice Cream Day, and click here to plan your trip!

Are you a peach fanatic? If you’re free the weekend of August 5, don’t miss Wyoming, DE’s legendary Peach Festival! Click here to read more and plan your trip.

Dover Comic Con

All beached out this year? For any comic book fanatics, Dover Comic Con is a must-see event. Join us on Saturday, August 19th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dover Public Library. This indoor/outdoor festival is free and open to the public, with more than 120 exhibitors and vendors! Bring the kids, your appetite, and a love for all things comic books and cosplay! Click here for more information.


In Kent County, planning weekend trips is a breeze: click here to browse local lodging, and to plan your end-of-summer getaway!

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