Things to Do in Kent County, Delaware

An Adventure For Every Vacation Style

There’s always something to see, hear and experience on a visit to Delaware’s Quaint Villages. Step into a museum and learn something new, take a quiet moment for yourself in nature, pick up a souvenir on a shopping excursion or get your blood pumping with a trip to the racetrack. Whatever you’re looking for in a vacation, you can find it here.


Go to Museums and Cultural Sites

Kent County is proud of its deep roots in American history. With a wide variety of immersive museums, historic sites and notable landmarks, there are many fascinating things to do and places to see in Delaware's Quaint Villages. You can learn something new at every attraction you visit. 

Check out one of our many museums and cultural sites including:


Enjoy the Beautiful Outdoors

If you enjoy nature-based activities and the great outdoors, you'll love Delaware's Quaint Villages' vast array of wildlife spots. Whether you want to camp in the forest or kayak on the lake, there are many fun things to do outside in Kent County, Delaware. From beautiful bay beaches and spacious parks to agricultural sites such as farms, ranches and farmers markets, you can fully immerse yourself in Kent County's beautiful outdoor spaces.

Some of the area's many outdoor activities include: 

  • Cycling.
  • Bird-watching.
  • Golfing.
  • Hunting.
  • Fishing.
  • Camping.
  • Seeing the Amish countryside.


Shop the Village Store Fronts

When you visit Delaware's Quaint Villages, you'll want to pick up a keepsake from one of our many local shops and boutiques. Whether you're looking to buy a souvenir, good book, floral arrangement or quirky collectible, you're bound to find it in Kent County, Delaware. Engage in some tax-free retail therapy by visiting one of the state's many unique shopping destinations.

You can find one of these broad ranges of markets in Delaware’s Quaint Villages such as:

  • Art galleries.
  • Clothing boutiques.
  • Florists.
  • Gift shops.
  • Antique shops.
  • Furniture stores.
  • Farmers markets.


Visit Bally's Dover Casino Resort and Harrington Raceway & Casino

If you're looking for things to do in Kent County, Delaware, visit the Bally's Dover Casino Resort or Harrington Raceway & Casino. These attractions feature horse racing, gambling, entertainment and delicious buffets — all under one roof. At the casinos, you can expect good times and endless fun.

Both of Kent County, Delaware's casinos offer a wide variety of activities such as:

  • Table games.
  • Slots.
  • Poker.
  • Dining.
  • Races.
  • Entertainment.
  • Banquets.
  • Horse betting.


Watch a Race at Dover Motor Speedway

For fast thrills on the racetrack, visit Dover Motor Speedway. This NASCAR racing location is the largest concrete-only venue in the industry and has been hosting NASCAR races for over 50 years. Dover Motor Speedway is an excellent place to spend the day watching the annual NASCAR races while engaging in quality time with the family. During race weekend, you can even camp at one of Dover Motor Speedway's campgrounds or RV lots.


Find More Things to Do in Kent County, Delaware

With so many things to do in Delaware's Quaint Villages, you'll never want to leave. Our outdoor, historic, casino, racing, shopping and attractions make for a fun and exciting summer for all families.

Take a look at our many upcoming events or contact us for more information.

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