Outdoor Activities to Explore in Delaware’s Quaint Villages

Plan now and visit later to nearby Kent County, Delaware. As we transition into summer, Delaware’s Quaint Villages turns into luscious green filled landscapes with colorful flowers and seasonal outdoor temperatures to relish Delaware’s natural beauty. Make plans for a future getaway to enjoy these fun outdoor activities to start off your summer vacation!

Discover some of Delaware’s natural outdoor beauty while soaking up the warmer temps with a nature hike. Don’t forget your camera for picturesque photo opportunities waiting to be captured at one of Delaware’s Quaint Villages’ parks, refuge or forests.  Be sure to stop to listen for migratory birds as they make their way through the Atlantic Flyway at one of these birding locations in Kent County.


Take a stroll in downtown Historic Dover and discover historical sites and public art murals as you spot vibrant flowers scatted around downtown Dover.

Next, head to downtown Milford’s Mispillion River to discover Milford’s Riverwalk Art Stroll. Explore over 15 4-foot painted replicas of Milford’s yacht, the Augusta. Each yacht tells a unique story embracing Milford’s history, heritage, nature, and art culture.

Drive or cycle along the Amish Countryside of Delaware’s Quaint Villages. Just west of Dover, you’ll find Kent County’s thriving Amish community that offers a peaceful drive with sightseeing opportunities. Or discover Kent County on two-wheels with these cycling trails you can find in Delaware’s Quaint Villages. 

We recommend calling ahead or visiting each location's website for latest information on closures and openings of each park's amenities and or trails. Please continue to follow CDC guidelines while visiting parks, wildlife areas, and outdoor recreation trails, by practicing social distancing, wearing protective face coverings, and avoiding groups of people. 

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