Newark, Delaware

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Newark, Delaware What to Do

Visit the more than 80 eclectic boutiques in and around Newark’s Main Street or take in a show with one of Newark’s theater troupes: the Resident Ensemble Players or Chapel Street Players.

Newark, Delaware What to Eat

Hamilton’s on Main serves up approachable fine dining, or give Caffe Gelato a try, which offers delicious Italian cuisine. In the mood for drinks? We recommend the Autumn Arch Beer Project.

Hamilton's on Main

Newark, Delaware What to Know

The University of Delaware is one of the nation’s oldest, dating back to 1743, so there’s plenty to see. Start with the historic buildings of the Central Campus, then visit the UD Botanical Gardens.

University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware When to Visit

The town is at its liveliest when school is in session but its eclectic Main Street rewards a visit all year. In the summer, the Downtown Newark Food & Brew Fest is well worth checking out.

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