Nature & Outdoor Activities

Delaware's Quaint Villages Nature and Outdoor Activities

Hike, Explore and Connect in Kent County 

Delaware's Quaint Villages are home to some of the best outdoor activities in Delaware. There’s always room for adventure here, from bird-watching to cycling, camping to kayaking. We also offer an impressive selection of agritourism that includes farms, florists and farmers markets. Delaware’s Quaint Villages are an ideal spot to discover, learn about and retreat into nature.

Kent County Fishing and Water Activities


Fishing

When it comes to popular outdoor activities in Delaware, fishing and water activities rise to the top as some of the best recreational activities around. If you love the peacefulness of casting your line into the lake on a warm summer day, then fishing is the activity for you.

Be sure to obtain your Delaware fishing license before visiting one of Kent County's many local ponds and fishing sites.

Water Activities 

If you don't want to fish but still love to be on the water, consider trying one of Delaware's Quaint Villages many exciting water activities. Whether you take a leisurely ride on a kayak or visit one of our quiet bay beaches, you can experience Delaware's Quaint Villages water activities at its best. 

Take a look at our wide variety of fun and family-friendly water activities:

  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Pedal boating
  • Paddleboarding

Explore the Pristine and Quaint Amish Countryside

If you're looking to explore the countryside in Kent County, Delaware, visit the Amish community just west of Dover. The peaceful Amish countryside features a variety of beautiful shops, breathtaking sightseeing opportunities and delicious dining locations. Whatever you do, you'll find traveling the quaint Amish countryside to be one of the most relaxing outdoor activities in Delaware.

Stop and indulge in a variety of Amish goods such as: 

  • Handcrafted furniture.
  • Fabrics and clothing.
  • Fresh produce.
  • Baked goods.
  • Greenhouse plants.
  • Gardening supplies.
  • Handmade quilts.
  • Kitchenware.
  • Gifts.
  • Home decor.

Golfing in Kent County, Delaware

Whether you're a skilled golfer or novice, Kent County has an excellent selection of professionally maintained golf courses for all to enjoy. Take in the beautiful scenery while also engaging in some friendly competition with friends and family at ranges that suit a variety of skill levels. 

Kent County Parks and Camping Spots

If you're looking for fun and immersive outdoor activities in Delaware, find them with our wide range of campsites and parks. Whether you're looking to camp, cycle, bird watch or hike, Kent County is your nature destination. With plenty of stunning parks and family camping spots to explore, you can bask in the beauty of nature for the entirety of your stay. 

Try a Fun Outdoor Activity in Delaware's Quaint Villages

If you're looking for a vacation spot with the best outdoor activities, Kent County, Delaware, is the right place. With a wide variety of recreation activities and attractions, including fishing, cycling, hiking, golfing and camping, you can experience a summer vacation that's fun for the whole family.

If you have any comments or questions regarding outdoor activities in Delaware's Quaint Villages, fill out an online form or call us at 302-734-4888.

 

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Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Abbott’s Mill Nature Center

Every 3rd Saturday each month Abbott's Mill offers Guided Mill Tours A well preserved 200 year old grist mill sitting on Abbott's Pond with forests, swamp,…

Big Oak County Park

Big Oak County Park

Big Oak County Park is a ninety acre site bordered on the west and north by SR1 (Exit 114 – South Smyrna Exit) and on the south by Big Oak Road (C.R.…

Blackbird State Forest

Blackbird State Forest

The northernmost state forest in Delaware, Blackbird totals more than 5,400 acres, and features a mix of oak, yellow-poplar, maple, gum, and hickory trees…

Brecknock County Park

Brecknock County Park

Kent County's flagship community park sits just off U.S. 13 south of Dover. This 86-acre park boasts multiple recreational opportunities, onsite comfort…

Browns Branch County Park

Browns Branch County Park

Browns Branch includes 38 acres of forested floodplain and 40 acres of former tilled uplands, with the latter being converted to active recreation such as…

Cardinal Woods Farms

Cardinal Woods Farms

Enjoy an old fashion Christmas, and cut your own Christmas tree. Chose trees from 200 acre farm, this is a great outdoor adventure and fun for the whole…

DE Turf Sports Complex

DE Turf Sports Complex

DE Turf is Delaware's only all-synthetic turf sports facility. The 84-acre complex caters to athletes of all ages and abilities. The Turf can accommodate…

Delaware Bayshore Byway

Delaware Bayshore Byway

The Bayshore Byway in Kent County boarders the Delaware Bay and is commonly known as State Route 9 throughout most of the corridor. Other byway roads…

Delaware State Fairgrounds

Delaware State Fairgrounds

The Delaware State Fair, Inc. is a diverse, volunteer supported non-profit community based organization that is committed to educating and promoting…

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