January 15, 2018
Marketing and Communications Manager
Expedia Names Dover “Best Place to Escape” in Delaware
Delaware’s Quaint Villages is one of the Best Vacation Spots for a Quaint Getaway
Dover, DE–Delaware’s Quaint Villages, a unique group of villages located in Kent County, Delaware including the state capital, is proud to announce that Dover was named “Best Place to Escape” in Delaware in 2018 by Expedia.com, an American travel company known for online travel search engines.
Dover is recognized for its rich history and myriad of “opportunities to leave your worries behind” and to find “quiet, peaceful” moments. The villages surrounding Dover also have similar attractions and a multitude of options to discover for an idyllic getaway. Spend a day at the Delaware Bay beaches, hike at Killens Pond State Park, tour through Amish country, try your luck at one of our casinos or sample wine, beer and spirits at local favorites such as Painted Stave Distilling and Mispillion River Brewing.
Delaware’s Quaint Villages has also launched their 2018 Events Calendar. The following are the most popular and sought-after, annual events:
Dover Days Festival – May 5, 2018
Firefly Music Festival – June 14-17, 2018
Delaware State Fair – July 19 – July 28, 2018
Amish Country Bike Tour -September 8, 2018
NASCAR at Monster Mile at Dover International Speedway – May 4-6, 2018 and October 5-7, 2018
“We are honored to have Dover, our state capital, be recognized and featured as a “Best Place to Escape” in Delaware by a company like Expedia that is trusted by travelers around the world,” said Wendie Vestfall, President of the Kent County Tourism Corporation. “Delaware’s Quaint Villages has a lot to offer and we are looking forward to a fun-filled year ahead.”
About Delaware’s Quaint Villages and Kent County Tourism Corporation
Delaware’s Quaint Villages is a unique group of villages located in Kent County, Delaware with diverse adventure, historical and culinary activities. To learn more about this destination, visit www.visitdelawarevillages.com, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @VillagesDE and on Facebook facebook.com/VillagesDE.
Kent County Tourism Corporation (dba Delaware’s Quaint Villages) is the destination marketing organization for Kent County, Delaware and its incorporated cities and towns. As the primary programmatic arm for Kent Country travel and tourism promotion, it leads the Kent County tourism industry to work together to generate visitor spending by developing and implementing a comprehensive destination marketing program. It is a self-governing private not-for-profit 501 C 6 corporation with a Board of Directors.