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Make a vacation rental in Delaware, USA your home away from home

Delaware is one of the USA’s smaller states found on the Atlantic coast in the country’s mid-Atlantic region. It packs in a great diversity of things to do and places to visit, and the beaches within reach of Delaware self-catering vacation accommodation are lovely.

Things to do in Delaware, USA

Lovely beaches easily reached from Delaware vacation accommodation can be found at the charming seaside resort of Lewes. Here you’ll be able to explore Lewes Bay, Lewes Beach, Dewey Beach and Cape Henlopen Beach. The latter sits within a state park and offers unspoiled natural scenery all around. You’ll still find all the facilities you could require for a day by the sea, with parasol hire, changing rooms, showers, food concession and lifeguards. The park also offers some scenic areas for hikes and bike rides, and you’ll be able to explore some military remnants from the Second World War.

You could also choose Bethany Beach for your Delaware vacation rental, which is found towards the south of the state, and offers a lovely sandy beach as well as three golf courses nearby.

The state around Delaware self-catering holiday villas has traditionally had laxer laws towards gambling than other destinations in the country, with prominent casinos to be found at Delaware Park Racetrack and Harrington Raceway. Another interesting quirk about Delaware is its lack of sales tax, which makes it a popular place for shopping. Among the most important malls in the state are Dover Mall and Concord Mall. While Christiana Mall, close to Newark, boasts more than 130 stores and services.

Places to visit on holiday in Delaware, USA

During you holiday at a vacation rental in Delaware you could amke the relatively short drive up to Philadelphia, which boasts a number of sights important to the foundation of the nation, including the Liberty Bell, which dates to the mid-18th Century and can be found in a purpose-built centre featuring exhibits of documents and artefacts relevant to the bell itself. Also in Philadelphia are a number of important museums and a lively cultural scene.

Weather in Delaware, USA

With the presence of the Atlantic Ocean the climate for Delaware self-catering vacation accommodation is moderate, with warm, humid weather from around May through to September. Winters are a little milder here than further inland, but still bring occasional snowfall and extended cold snaps.

Cheap flights to Delaware, USA

The closest major airport to Delaware self-catering vacation rentals is Philadelphia International (PHL), which sits no more than two hours to the north by car, and can be reached from the UK via British Airways, flying to and from London-Heathrow (LHR).

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      New Year's Family Getaway

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed for 4 nights to include seeing in the New Year at the Lakeside property. The house was cosy, comfortable, warm and suited us perfectly for a family of 5. The beds were all very comfortable and there was luxury tv entertainment in all rooms and we loved exploring and playing with all the games available. The record player and selection of vinyls was a big hit and an eduction for our children. It was fantastic to be able to borrow the bikes. We brought 3, borrowed one and the trailer which was perfect for carrying our youngest as she wouldn't have managed the 12 mile bike trail! The property is close to Rehoboth and Lewes and we explored the beaches and Cape Henlopen state park. Steve was very helpful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016