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Take the Kids: Dover, DE




Many great parks, restaurants, businesses and historical sites call the capital of the First State home, making Dover a great place for visitors of all ages.

 

Go: Travel an hour and 30 minutes south of Center City Philadephia via Route 1.

 

See: Stop by Dover International Speedway for NASCAR races and other special events on the track. (1131 N duPont Hwy.)

 

Learn: Visit the John Dickinson House, home of one of our founding fathers. Visitors can take a series of tours that talk about various historical topics. (340 Kitts Hummock Rd.)

 

Browse: A combination flea and farmer’s market, Spence’s Bazaar & Auction offers all sorts of goods, antiques and foods at bargain prices. (550 S. New St.)

 

Stroll: Make your way to the coast to see Pickering Beach. A horseshoe crab sanctuary, this secluded beach is perfect for an exciting nature experience. (Sandpiper Dr.)

 

Eat: Restaurant 55 is a family owned and operated burger joint that uses fresh, local ingredients on its menu. Kids meals will cost you $6 or less and include a fountain drink. (2461 S. State St.) 

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