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Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Wilmington

The area's museums and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wilmington. This city's restaurants, shopping and gardens draw many visitors. Fort Delaware State Park and Longwood Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Wilmington

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wilmington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brandywine Zoo (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Biderman Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Chaddsford Winery (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Gloucester County Dream Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Ice Works Skating Complex (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Anson B. Nixon Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wilmington

Wilmington is famous for its beautiful gardens and stunning river views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wilmington is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Longwood Gardens (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Brown Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Fort Christina Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Christina Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Burton Brown Winchester Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Eden Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wilmington

The nearest airport is in Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Wilmington Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wilmington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 23 holiday lettings around Wilmington. From 14 houses to 7 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wilmington?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wilmington:

  • North Philadelphia: 776 holiday homes
  • West Philadelphia: 251 holiday homes
  • South Philadelphia: 938 holiday homes
  • Spruce Hill: 110 holiday homes
  • Northwest Philadelphia: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wilmington?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wilmington. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Biderman Golf Club: 105 holiday lettings
  • Banning Park: 78 holiday lettings
  • Eden Park: 72 holiday lettings
  • Christina Park: 76 holiday lettings
  • The Playhouse on Rodney Square: 78 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wilmington listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Wilmington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 14 Houses in Wilmington. Our other popular types of Wilmington holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wilmington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Wilmington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.