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Downtown Wilmington, Delaware

Vibe: Business District

What to do:

Walk the streets where modern office towers exist side-by-side with historic buildings representing three centuries of American architectural style, from Queen Anne to Greek Revival. Visit Old Swedes Church and the Rocks where Peter Minuit and the Kalmar Nyckel first landed in the New World or see Delaware’s history through the newly renovated Delaware History Museum and African American Heritage Center.

Iconic eats:

Macaroons at the Hotel DuPont; Crispy Chicken Wings with Cherry BBBQ at Bardea Food + Drink; The Dirty Burger with scrapple and fried egg at Chelsea Tavern.

Local's tip:

Catch some live music at the Nomad Bar, downtown’s off-Market Jazz club.

Good day to visit:

Any day when the DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival takes over Rodney Square in June.

GPS coordinates:

1100 N Market St., Wilmington, Delaware, 19801

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