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Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020
Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020
Reviewed on 31 Mar 2020
The historic destination of Wilmington is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your children. The museums, parks and sporting events are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Arrange a flight into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), which is located 18.6 mi (29.9 km) from the city centre. Wilmington has 44 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when choosing where to stay.
Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:
Comfort Inn & Suites Newark - Wilmington: Offers an outdoor pool, free parking and free buffet breakfast. Guests like the quiet location at this 2.5-star hotel.
SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Brandywine Valley – Features an outdoor pool, free parking and free continental breakfast. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 2.5-star hotel popular with guests.
Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3.5-star hotel.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Newark-Wilmington South – Features an indoor pool, in-room kitchens and free parking. The overall comfort and breakfast options make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Wilmington New Castle – Offers an indoor pool, free parking and free breakfast. Guests like the clean rooms and breakfast options at this 2.5-star hotel.
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Wilmington.
While you and your family are visiting Wilmington, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as The Playhouse on Rodney Square and Grand Opera House. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Fort Delaware State Park and Longwood Gardens.Wilmington is also known for its:
To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Wilmington Station or Newark Station. Wilmington might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.