The City of Wilmington, DE
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, Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, Red Lobster, Pat's Pizzeria and Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon. 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 WeatherIn 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.
Wilmington, Delaware Attractions
1Atwater-Kent Municipal Museum - , Philadelphia,
The Atwater Kent Museum was founded in 1938 as Philadelphia's city history museum.
2Awbury Arboretum - , Philadelphia,
Awbury Arboretum is a nonprofit arboretum and estate located at 1 Awbury Road in East Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Its grounds are open daily without charge.
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
4Barnes Foundation - , Philadelphia,
The Barnes Foundation is an educational art institution in Lower Merion Township, a suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the US. It was founded in 1922 by Albert C. Barnes, who collected art after making a fortune by co-developing an early antimicrobial drug marketed as Argyrol.
5Bartram's Garden - , Philadelphia,
Bartram's Garden is the oldest surviving botanic garden in North America, including an historic botanical garden and arboretum, that can be found on the west bank of the Schuylkill River, near the intersection of 54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Located within Fairmount Park, the grounds are open daily except for holidays; admission is free, and guided tours are given for $10 adult, $8 senior, $8 members or free with Bartram Program Pass, children free.
6Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial - , Camden,
The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is a museum that can be found at 62 Battleship Place, Camden, New Jersey. This museum ship preserves and displays the USS New Jersey (BB-62), the most decorated battleship to have served in the U.S. Navy and one of the largest ever built.
7Belmont Mansion - , Philadelphia,
Belmont Mansion is a historic mansion located in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Built in the early eighteenth century, the mansion is one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in the US.
8Betsy Ross House - , Philadelphia,
The Betsy Ross House is generally recognized as the place where Betsy Ross lived when she may have made the first American Flag. Several of her surviving family members, including daughters, grandchildren and a niece, said that this was the site of the legendary event.
9Bishop White House - , Philadelphia,
The Most Reverend William White was the first and fourth Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the US, the first Bishop of the Diocese of Pennsylvania, and the second United States Senate Chaplain. He also served as the first and fourth President of the House of Deputies for the General Convention of the Episcopal Church.
10Blackwood Golf Course - , Douglassville,
The Blackwood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Berks County Pennsylvania. Built in 1970, this Douglassville course designed by David & Bill Gordon is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 14 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 610-385-6200. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 510 Red Corner Rd, Douglassville, PA 19518
Wilmington, Delaware Hotels
1Homewood Suites By Hilton Wilmingtonbrandywine Valley
350 Rocky Run Pkwy
Wilmington, DE 19803
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!
309 Rocky Run Pkwy
Talleyville, DE 19803
309 Rocky Run Pkwy
Talleyville, DE 19803
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