Filled with American history, diverse culture and breathtaking gardens, Greater Wilmington, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley is a welcoming destination for LGBTQ travelers. Movoto.com recently ranked three Greater Wilmington cities as great destinations for the LGBTQ community, including Wilmington, Delaware's largest city, New Castle, home to a Colonial town with ties to the birth of our Nation, and Newark, a progressive college town lined with shops and restaurants.
Pride Journeys published "Pride Journey Summer Getaway: Greater Wilmington, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley," we invite you to use their guide to start planning an LQBTQ getaway filled with history, culture, gardens and many, many memories.
Wilmington & the Brandywine Valley have been described as town and garden, historic and hip, beauty and brains, and past and present. It is like a riveting, romantic tale of two cultures, two centuries… even two different worlds. Wilmington is the town side of the equation, the urban hub were 21st century thrives as a cultural renaissance is underway. Four-star restaurants, fine art and world-class entertainment share space with tax-free shopping from big box to boutique.
Travel north into the Brandywine Valley and the visual landscape quickly transforms to a different time and place. Here the elegant estates and glorious gardens of a bygone era are a testament to the influence of the du Pont family. Reminiscent of a Downton Abbey episode.