Can you believe it’s May already!? It seems like just yesterday we were sharing the inside scoop on where to spend your Winter and Holiday Breaks! <–- (Click It, you know you want to…It’s never too early to plan!)

But now, it’s just about half way through the new year! May is a beautiful time of year, bringing a fresh, new look to Greater Wilmington. The flowers are in bloom, outdoor adventures around every corner, and of course more daylight to attend as many amazing #VisitWilm events as possible. 

M- Mansions and Historic Sites

Ready to feel like Delaware Royalty? Journey through the DuPont powder mills along the Brandywine River at Hagley Museum, take in a historic lesson regarding the du Pont family legacy at Winterthur and experience the beauty and tradition of Alfred I. du Pont’s esteemed love for gardening at Nemours Estate. All former du Pont residencies, all ready for you to explore!

A- Arts and Entertainment

In Greater Wilmington we are interpreting art in many ways. From art museums and festivals to exploring the diverse nature of performing arts and everything in between, arts and entertainment play a huge role in our community.

Art in Every Form

Y- You Came, You Saw, You Want to Stay! -- It’s a Weekend Getaway (With a DEAL)!

There is just too much to explore in Greater Wilmington for one day… needless to say, we know you’re going to need a Place to Stay! Don’t forget to investigate a little further and keep a few extra bucks in your hands to spend on tax-free shopping! Follow to our deals and discounts page to save with getaway packages!

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Bonus May Event: A Day in Old New Castle

America’s oldest house and garden tour is celebrating its 95th year!

You are invited to Historic New Castle on May 18th to discover and tour many private homes, gardens and public buildings that witnessed the rebirth of America at the conclusion of the Civil War. Witness events throughout the day including reenactors, period children's games and activities, carriage rides, musical entertainment and more! Come out and experience "Colonial Chic" in 2019!

Don’t forget to tag us on Instagram using #VisitWilm in all your amazing adventures that await in Greater Wilmington!


Brandywine Treasure Trail 2019 Passport