Take the Kids: Middletown, DE

This historic town in New Castle County has been designated a Delaware Main Street Community, which signals its commitment to community engagement and revitalization.

Go: Middletown is located an hour south of Philadelphia at the intersection of DE Rtes. 299 and 71. Travelers can take a train to the Wilmington train station and transfer to a DART bus.

Play: Get ready for some family-friendly competition at Mid-County Bowling and Entertainment Center. In addition to bowling, they offer laser tag, arcade games and bumper cars. (875 N. Broad St.)

Catch a stage performance of Peter and the Starcatcher or Seussical Jr., or watch a movie at Everett’s Theater, a historic movie house that was featured in the movie Dead Poet’s Society. (47 W. Main St.)

Jump: At Jump on Over, kids play on 10,000 sq.-ft. of giant inflatables. (126 Patriot Dr.)

Indulge: M&A Treats, located in the Dutch County Farmers Market, offers a wide variety of candy, fudge and baked goods, including gluten-free and sugar-free options. (701 N. Broad St.) 

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