The City of Dover, DE
Dover is a popular city in the state of Delaware with a total of 36,560 residents living there. Dover is ranked as the second most populated city in Delaware and the 882nd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Kent County. The largest nearby city to Dover is Bridgeton, approximately 23 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Dover, including Sbarro's Pizzeria, Subway, Chinatown Buffet, Dairy Queen and Quizno's Subs. For a larger selection of Dover restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Dover Casinos, Auto Race Tracks, Museums, Golf Courses and/or Beaches, including the Air Mobility Command Museum, John Dickinson Plantation, Dover International Speedway, Dover Downs and Delaware State Capitol. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Dover please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Dover:
- Georgetown Sussex County Airport (GED)
- Millville Municipal Airport (MIV)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)
Dover, Delaware Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Dover experiences an average high temperature of 44 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 27 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.94 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Dover with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 46 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Dover to receive an average of 3.49 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.48 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Dover should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 67 degrees, and nighttime lows of 47.
Dover, Delaware Attractions
1Air Mobility Command Museum - , Dover Air Force Base,
Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB is a United States Air Force base located two miles southeast of the city of Dover, Delaware.
2Amstel House - New Castle,
Amstel House, which is also referred to as Dr. Finney House, is a preserved building in New Castle, Delaware in the US. 19th century New Castle's decline meant that many owners of homes could no longer afford to make changes to them, which is why so many buildings were preserved. That changed, however, when New Castle was "rediscovered" during the Colonial Revival phase of the 1920s and 1930s and old buildings began to be torn down and replaced by new construction.
3Back Creek Golf Club - Middletown,
The Back Creek Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in New Castle County Delaware. Built in 1997, this Middletown course designed by David E. Horne & Allen Liddicoat is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 302-378-6499. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda short required.
Address: 101 Back Creek Dr, Middletown, DE 19709
4Barratt's Chapel - Frederica,
Barratt's Chapel is a chapel in Kent County, Delaware. It was built in 1780, on land donated by Philip Barratt, a prominent political figure in the area. Barratt, who had recently become a Methodist, wanted to build a center for the growing Methodist movement in Delaware.
5Bowers Beach - , Bowers,
Bowers is a town in Kent County, Delaware. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 330.
6Broadkill Beach - , Broadkill Beach,
Broadkill Beach is an beach community in Sussex County, in the U.S. state of Delaware, that can be found on the Broadkill River. It is part of the Seaford, Delaware Micropolitan Statistical Area.
7Cape Course at Jonathan's Landing - Magnolia,
The Cape Course at Jonathan's Landing is a 27 hole public golf course in Kent County Delaware. Built in 1996, this Magnolia course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 302-697-8204. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1309 Ponderosa Dr, Magnolia, DE 19962
8Cape Henlopen - , Cape Henlopen State Park,
Cape Henlopen State Park is a Delaware state park on 5,193 acres on Cape Henlopen in Sussex County, Delaware, in the US. William Penn made the beaches of Cape Henlopen one of the first public lands established in what has become the United States in 1682 with the declaration that Cape Henlopen would be for "the usage of the citizens of Lewes and Sussex County." Cape Henlopen State Park has a 24-hour and year-round fishing pier as well as campgrounds.
9Chesapeake and Delaware Canal - , Chesapeake City,
The Chesapeake and Delaware Canal is a 14-mile long, 450-foot wide and 40-foot deep ship canal that cuts across the states of Maryland and Delaware, in the US. It connects the waters of the Delaware River with those of the Chesapeake Bay and the Port of Baltimore. The C&D Canal is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. The project office in Chesapeake City, Maryland, is also the site of the C&D Canal Museum and Bethel Bridge Lighthouse.
10Club At Patriots Glen, The - , Elkton,
The Club At Patriots Glen is an 18 hole public golf course in Cecil County Maryland. This course is located in the city of Elkton. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 800-616-1776.
Address: 300 Patriots Way, Elkton, MD 21921
Dover, Delaware Hotels
Dover, Delaware Restaurants
This is a list of Dover Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Sandwich Shops and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!
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