After riding the train, take a stroll along the Wilmington Riverfront, tour a restored mill, walk through acres of historic gardens or learn the origins of the du Pont family. The Greater Wilmington area, along with the nearby Brandywine Valley, offers a variety of fun, family-friendly attractions which are all a short drive from the station.
BRANDYWINE VALLEY WINE TRAIL
The Wine Trail highlights six different wineries throughout Pennsylvania's beautiful Brandywine Valley.
"Delaware's Zoo" is home to 150 animals on 13 landscaped acres along the Brandywine River in beautiful Brandywine Park.
DELAWARE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
The museum's interactive exhibits will stimulate your child's mind and engage them in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math and the arts. The museum is located in the heart of the popular Wilmington Riverfront.
DELAWARE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
The museum features permanent displays of dinosaurs, birds, mammals and shells, along with three traveling exhibitions throughout the year.
GREENBANK MILLS AND PHILIPS FARM
Visit the lone survivor of the rich milling history of the Red Clay Valley and gain an understanding of the industrial, agricultural and social history of our ancestors. The Mill is located across the street from the Wilmingon & Western.
Over 230 acres of trees and gardens surround the first du Pont family home in America. A variety of exhibits and
events are offered throughout the year.
HISTORIC OLD NEW CASTLE
Explore the cobblestone streets of the first capital of the First State. Among the historic buildings in this little town are three museums of the New Castle Historical Society, which will take you back through three centuries of the town's history.
Walk through 1,000+ acres of display gardens & meadows. Longwood also offers performing arts events, flower shows & gardening demonstrations throughout the year.
The former home of Henry Francis du Pont features rare collections of antiques & Americana, plus 979 acres of estate gardens.