The City of Port Penn, DE
Port Penn is a small town in the state of Delaware. The largest nearby city to Port Penn is Camden, approximately 39 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Port Penn, including Bogey's Bar and Grill, Wiso's Crab House, Great Wall, LA Matesina Pizza Pasta and Clubhouse. For a larger selection of Port Penn restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Port Penn Museums, Golf Courses, Casinos and/or Botanical Gardens, including the New Castle County Court House, Fort Delaware, White Cedar/Pin Oaks Course at Wild Oaks Golf Club, Amstel House and Back Creek Golf Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Port Penn please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Port Penn:
- Coatesville Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport (CTH)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)
Port Penn, Delaware Climate and WeatherIn the month of February, Port Penn experiences an average high temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in February are usually about 26 degrees with an average rainfall of 2.5 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Port Penn with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 44 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Port Penn to receive an average of 2.99 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.66 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -15 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Port Penn 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 44.
Port Penn, Delaware Attractions
1Academy of Natural Sciences - , Philadelphia,
The Academy of Natural Sciences is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the New World. It was founded in 1812 by many of the leading naturalists of the young republic with its expressed mission of "the encouragement and cultivation of the sciences." For over nearly two centuries of continuous operations, the Academy has sponsored expeditions, conducted original environmental and systematics research, and amassed natural history collections containing more than 17 million specimens.
2Adventure Aquarium - , Camden,
The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction operated in Camden, New Jersey on the Delaware River waterfront by the Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation. It originally debuted in 1992, and re-opened in its current form on May 25, 2005, featuring about eight thousand animals living in varied forms of semi-aquatic, freshwater, and marine habitats.
3African American Museum in Philadelphia - , Philadelphia,
39°57′10.07″N 75°9′5.65″W / 39.9527972°N 75.1515694°W / 39.9527972; -75.1515694
4Air 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.
5American Helicopter Museum & Education Center - , West Chester,
The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is a museum that can be found at 1220 American Boulevard, West Chester, Pennsylvania. The transport museum focuses on the history, science and technology of rotary wing aviation. The collection contains over 40 civilian and military autogyros, convertiplanes and helicopters, including some early generation models. The museum also contains an extensive research library.
6American Philosophical Society Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Philosophical Society is a discussion group founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin as an offshoot of his earlier club, the Junto. Through research grants, published journals, the upkeep of the American Philosophical Society Museum, an extensive library, and regular meetings, the society continues to advance careful study in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and the sciences. The museum is located immediately east of Independence Hall and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966.
7American Swedish Historical Museum - , Philadelphia,
The American Swedish Historical Museum is the oldest Swedish-American museum in the US. It is located in Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park in the South Philadelphia neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on part of a historic 17th-century land grant originally provided by Queen Christina of Sweden to settlers of New Sweden.
8Amstel 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.
9Athenaeum of Philadelphia - , Philadelphia,
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a special collections library founded in 1814 to collect materials "connected with the history and antiquities of America, and the useful arts, and generally to disseminate useful knowledge" for public benefit. The Athenaeum's collections include architecture and interior design history, particularly for the period 1800 to 1945. The institution focuses on the history of American architecture and building technology, and houses architectural archives of 180,000 drawings, 350,000 photographs, and manuscript holdings of about 1,000 American architects.
10Atwater-Kent Municipal Museum - , Philadelphia,
The Atwater Kent Museum was founded in 1938 as Philadelphia's city history museum.
Port Penn, Delaware Hotels
1Motel 6 Wilmington New Castle
1200 West Avenue I-295 At New Castle Avenue/sr 9
New Castle, DE
9Towneplace Suites By Marriott Wilmington Newark/christiana
410 Eagle Run Rd
Newark, DE 19702
Port Penn, Delaware Restaurants
This is a list of Port Penn Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants, Delicatessens Retail and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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