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Delaware is Full of Great Hiking Trails – Part One

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A lot of people enjoy lazy summer days when they can lounge by a beach or by a pool. Others like to keep moving, with mild to vigorous levels of exertion on a hike or a bike. If that describes you, and if you live in Delaware, there are lots of places where you can find fresh air, shade and beautiful vistas. Here are some local favorites in [...]

Spend a Cool Summer at Brandywine Valley Attractions

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I show a lot of love for Sussex County and the beaches in my blog posts because Bill and I enjoy everything about living in Lewes. But Delaware is full of many more beautiful and enjoyable places that are within walking or easy driving distance of all of the neighborhoods spotlighted on our Web site [...]

There's So Much Fun on Tap for Memorial Day Weekend!

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Memorial Day weekend is coming up, with an endless array of fun things to do from the top of the state down to the beaches. Here are some highlights:

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Delaware Today magazine just ran a feature story about fun happenings in the Wilmington area https://delawaretoday.com/things-to-do/memorial-day-northern-delaware/. Top billing went to the [...]

Lay of the Land for 2024 Farmer's Markets in Delaware

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It might not feel super spring-like, but rest assured Delaware’s farms are once again on track to deliver another long season of bountiful harvests. In my opinion that’s one of the best things about living here – fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and seafoods that come to our farmer’s markets between May and November every [...]

Here's Your Road Map to Delaware's Most Exciting 2024 Car Shows

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Whether you’re a major “gearhead” or love someone who is, you should make plans to visit one of several upcoming car shows in Delaware.

The British are coming to Lewes on Saturday, May 4th between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Lewes Ferry Terminal located at 43 Cape Henlopen Drive for the Lewes British Motorcar Show, presented by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the British Car Club of Delaware. NOTE – you have to arrive before 2 p.m. or you won’t be able to get [...]

Live Amid Nature at Tower Hill

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This week I’m spotlighting Tower Hill https://www.activeadultsdelaware.com/neighborhood/tower-hill/, a wonderful new neighborhood east of Route 1 that’s being built by the Carl Freeman Companies to exist in harmony with nature. In March the neighborhood was honored with the 2024 Developer Award by the Sussex Conservation District because of its environmentally brilliant design. In particular the award noted:

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