The Historic Seaport of Lewes, Delaware: The Perfect Day Trip

    9/22/12 •

    Plenty of history, interesting shopping, neat old homes and the scent of salty air — for me, that defines the perfect town for a day trip. I found all that and more in the charming and historic seaport of Lewes (pronounced “loo-iss”), Delaware. After parking in the town’s 1812 Memorial Park, I began my visit…

    What to See and Do in New Castle, Delaware

    8/17/17 •

    It’s amazing what you can find in your own backyard. Take charming New Castle, Delaware, for instance. My husband and I live across the Delaware River from this former state capital, settled by Dutch immigrants in 1651. Its beautifully restored homes built in the 1600, 1700 and 1800s, cobblestone streets, brick sidewalks and central green…

    DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum in Fenwick Island, Delaware: Full of Interesting Surprises

    7/29/16 •

    During our family’s annual summer trip to the Delaware shore, we always make a point to visit the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum in Fenwick Island. Every year, the museum’s displays change as new shipwreck artifacts are recovered. It’s almost guaranteed that we’ll see something new every time we visit! I’m not sure if it’s intentional or…