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


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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DuPont Nature Center

DuPont Nature Center

The DuPont Nature Center at the Mispillion Harbor Reserve is located where the Mispillion River and Cedar Creek converge and feed into the Delaware Bay.…

Ficner’s Family Farm

Ficner’s Family Farm

Farm is located on Fast Landing Road, route 42, in Dover, Delaware, where we grow fresh vegetables on about 40 acres. We raise sweet corn, tomatoes, squash,…

Fifer’s Farm Store

Fifer’s Farm Store

Our Farm and Country Store is located just west of Dover, Delaware and provides a unique farm market shopping experience. The Country Store is open from…

First State BMX

First State BMX

First State BMX is located in Milford, Delaware & is sanctioned by USA BMX. Riders must be members of USA BMX to ride the track. This is a family oriented…

Fork Branch Nature Preserve

Fork Branch Nature Preserve

Fork Branch Nature Preserve – contains mature upland forest and is the second largest forest tract in the St. Jones River watershed and coastal plain pond…

Garrisons Lake Golf Course

Garrisons Lake Golf Course

Garrisons Lake Golf Club is "your place to play," and one of Delaware's most popular golf courses. This newly renovated championship golf course is built on…

Haass’ Family Butcher Shop

Haass’ Family Butcher Shop

Our family business strives to operate and grow an outstanding butchering business thatmeets the needs of farmers and consumers throughout the Delaware and…

Hunn Nature Park

Hunn Nature Park

At 172 acres this park is the largest in the Kent County system. It's comprised of uplands, wetlands, restored landfill meadows, and sub-aqueous lands.…

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