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The City of Wilmington, DE

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Wilmington is a popular city in the state of Delaware with a total of 73,069 residents living there. Wilmington is ranked as the first most populated city in Delaware and the 393rd most populated city in the United States, and is located in New Castle County. The largest nearby city to Wilmington is Philadelphia, approximately 30 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Wilmington, including Homewood Suites Wilmington-Brandywine Va, Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon, Friday's, Damon's Grill and Red Lobster Restaurants. For a larger selection of Wilmington restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Wilmington Golf Courses, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum, Delaware Museum of Natural History, Rock Manor Golf Club, Ed Oliver Golf Club and Nemours Mansion and Gardens. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Wilmington please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 4 airports are located in or near Wilmington:
- Coatesville Chester County G. O. Carlson Airport (CTH)
- Millville Municipal Airport (MIV)
- Philadelphia Intl. Airport (PHL)
- Wilmington New Castle Airport (ILG)

Wilmington, Delaware Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Wilmington
In the month of July, Wilmington experiences an average high temperature of 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in July are usually about 66 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.4 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Wilmington with daytime temperatures averaging 81 degrees in the summer, and 41 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Wilmington to receive an average of 3.47 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.17 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 100 degrees in the summer and as low as -9 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Wilmington should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 64 degrees, and nighttime lows of 45.


                                                                                    
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Wilmington, Delaware Attractions

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Abington Art Center  - , Jenkintown,
Abington Art Center, located in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, PA is a non-collecting contemporary art museum with exhibition galleries and a sculpture park. Abington Art Center’s mission is to cultivate the power of the arts – inspiring individuals and strengthening community. The Art Center supports its mission through exhibitions, a studio school for visual arts & dance, community education programs and public events at its Jenkintown, Pennsylvania cultural campus.
Academy Of Natural Sciences Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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Academy 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.
Adventure Aquarium Camden New Jersey
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Adventure 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.
African American Museum In Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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African 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

 

 

Ambassador Course At Hickory Valley Golf Club Gilbertsville Pennsylvania
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Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club  - , Gilbertsville,
The Ambassador Course at Hickory Valley Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Montgomery County Pennsylvania. Built in 1968, this Gilbertsville course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 610-754-9862. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 1921 Ludwig Rd, Gilbertsville, PA 19525
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American 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.
American Philosophical Society Museum Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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American 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.
American Swedish Historical Museum Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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American 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.

 

Amstel House New Castle Delaware
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Amstel 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.
Athenaeum Of Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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Athenaeum 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.
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Wilmington, Delaware Hotels

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Homewood Suites By Hilton Wilmingtonbrandywine Valley
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Homewood Suites By Hilton Wilmingtonbrandywine Valley
350 Rocky Run Pkwy
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

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Courtyard By Marriott Wilmington Brandywine
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Courtyard By Marriott Wilmington Brandywine
320 Rocky Run Pkwy
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

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Inn At Wilmington
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Inn At Wilmington
300 Rocky Run Pkwy
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

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Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Wilmington
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Doubletree By Hilton Hotel Wilmington
4727 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

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Quality Inn And Suites
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Quality Inn And Suites
4000 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

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Days Inn Wilmington Newark
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Days Inn Wilmington Newark
5209 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

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Inn At Montchanin Village
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Inn At Montchanin Village
514 Montchanin Rd
Wilmington, DE 19710

 

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Bw Plus Brandywine Valley Inn
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Bw Plus Brandywine Valley Inn
1807 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803

 

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Fairville Inn
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Fairville Inn
506 Kennett Pike (rte. 52)
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

 

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Brandywine River Hotel
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Brandywine River Hotel
1609 Baltimore Pike
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

 

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Wilmington, Delaware Restaurants

This is a list of Wilmington Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out, Cajun & Creole Restaurants and Pizza Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Homewood Suites Wilmington-Brandywine Va
350 Rocky Run Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)479-2000
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Friday's
301 Rocky Run Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)479-7170
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Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon
307 Rocky Run Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)478-7616
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Arby's Roast Beef
4000 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)478-1906
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Jd's Cafe
Concord Mall
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)478-9139
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Red Lobster
309 Rocky Run Pkwy
Talleyville, DE 19803
(302)479-5582
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Pat's Pizzeria
4231 Concord Pke
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)479-9020
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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
305 Rocky Run Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)477-0870
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Damon's Grill
4000 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)477-9570
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Red Lobster Restaurants
309 Rocky Run Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19803
(302)479-5582
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Wilmington Articles

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Family Road Trip in Utah
Published January 21, 2013

Visit the National parks of Utah by car driving through scenic routes in Zion National Park and Escalante National Monument with unforgettable colorful rock formations such as the hoodoos and arches

 

The Dreamscape of Arches National Park, Utah
Published November 21, 2012

Magnificent formations, easy to access short trails, lookout points, and grand vistas make Arches National Park an inspirational wonder for people of all ages.

 

Comfort Inn Philadelphia Airport Essington Pros and Cons
Published November 20, 2011

Hotel review for Comfort Inn Philadelphia Airport Essington Pennsylvania. Paid $99+tax on business rate; arrived at 8 pm and left at...

 

More Fabulous Philadelphia – Off the Beaten Track for Families
Published November 4, 2011

See Fabulous Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, City Hall filled with Alexander Milne Calder’s statues including William Penn’s, and the Magic Gardens

 

Philadelphia Botanical Gardens
Published October 30, 2011

Botanical Garden and outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy these lovely oases in and around Philadelphia Pennsylvania ideal for family strolls and picnics!

 

“Rocky Balboa’s” Museum of Art – Philadelphia
Published October 22, 2011

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is the third largest museum in the nation, with vast collections housing hundreds of thousands of artifacts spanning various periods

 

Philadelphia: Fast and Fun Attractions for the Family
Published September 29, 2011

With so many historic places to visit in Philadelphia, we managed to pack in all the main attractions and still include less known locations that make Philly so unique.

 

Philadelphia – Ben Franklin’s Town
Published September 28, 2011

From the Franklin Institute to the Ben Franklin Memorial to the recreation of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Philadelphia is Ben Franklin's Town

 

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