Let’s Explore WIlm!

New to the city and want to explore? Let us help you navigate! From where to stay, to where to park, to iconic attractions to visit, your weekend getaway to Wilmington, Delaware will have you looking to stay longer!

Where to stay

42 W 11th St, Wilmington, DE 19801

This historic hotel offers luxury accommodations with elegant rooms, fine dining, and a rich history dating back to 1913. It’s the perfect blend of classic charm and modern amenities in the heart of downtown Wilmington.

519 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801

Nestled in the heart of downtown Wilmington, The Quoin offers a boutique experience with stylish, modern rooms and personalized service. Its prime location and unique charm make it a standout choice.

818 Shipyard Dr, Wilmington, DE 19801

Located on the Riverfront, The Westin Wilmington provides stylish rooms, a rooftop terrace, and easy access to local attractions. Guests can enjoy contemporary comfort and stunning views of the Christina River.

422 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE 19801

This all-suite hotel offers spacious accommodations with separate living areas, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. It’s ideal for both business and leisure travelers seeking convenience and comfort.

1102 N West St, Wilmington, DE 19801

The Courtyard by Marriott features modern rooms, a bistro serving breakfast and dinner, and a fitness center. Its central location makes it easy to explore Wilmington’s top attractions and business districts.

820 Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801

Offering spacious suites with fully equipped kitchens, Homewood Suites is perfect for extended stays. Guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast, evening socials, and proximity to the Riverfront area.

4727 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803

Known for its warm chocolate chip cookie welcome, this hotel provides comfortable rooms, an on-site restaurant, and convenient access to shopping at Concord Mall. It’s a short drive from downtown Wilmington and area attractions.

528 Montchanin Rd, Montchanin, DE 19710

Just a short drive from Wilmington, this charming boutique hotel offers beautifully restored 19th-century buildings, a full-service spa, and an acclaimed restaurant. It’s perfect for a peaceful and luxurious retreat.

1300 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801

This extended-stay hotel features spacious suites with full kitchens, complimentary breakfast, and a fitness center. It’s ideal for travelers looking for a home-away-from-home experience in downtown Wilmington.

Mobile and Metered Parking

The City of Wilmington has partnered with Parkmobile to make parking downtown even easier! With approximately 1,000 on-street meters now accessible via your phone, you can pay for parking with just a few taps on Parkmobile’s smartphone app or by calling 1-877-727-5758.

Enjoy the convenience of receiving reminders before your time expires and extending your parking session remotely without having to return to the meter. Parkmobile is an additional payment option, complementing the existing card and coin methods. All current payment options remain available for your use.

For more details and to download the app, visit Parkmobile Wilmington.

Parking Garages
  1. Colonial Parking Garage
    Address: 805 N Orange St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  2. Hyatt Place Wilmington Parking Garage
    Address: 760 S Justison St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  3. Christina Landing Garage
    Address: 110 S Poplar St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  4. Brandywine Gateway Garage
    Address: 1000 N West St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  5. Wilmington Parking Authority Garage at 8th & Orange
    Address: 401 W 8th St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  6. Shipyard Center Garage
    Address: 600 S Madison St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  7. City Center Garage
    Address: 11th & Tatnall St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  8. Wilmington Parking Authority Lot at 10th & Orange
    Address: 101 W 10th St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  9. Mid-Town Parking Garage
    Address: 805 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801
  10. Amtrak Station Parking Garage
    Address: 110 S French St, Wilmington, DE 19801
How to get around

Wilmington’s compact size and grid-patterned streets make it easy to navigate on foot, similar to Philadelphia. For longer distances, sites like those in the Brandywine Valley are just a quick car or bus ride away. Locals boast that everything is within 15 minutes, from dining and shopping to sports and cultural events.

Location and Accessibility:

  • Wilmington is just off the I-95 corridor, with Philadelphia 30 minutes north and Baltimore an hour south, making it easily accessible for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
  • Philadelphia International Airport is less than 30 minutes away, offering a quick route to downtown Wilmington.

Travel Options:

  • Avelo Airlines: Avelo Airlines offers flights between New Castle Airport (5 miles from Wilmington) and various locations throughout the US.
  • Amtrak: Wilmington’s train station, close to downtown and the Riverfront, is served by Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Acela Express, connecting to cities like Baltimore, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston. Greyhound buses and car rentals are also available.
  • Ride Sharing: Uber, Lyft, and Zipcar services are convenient for exploring Wilmington and nearby attractions.
  • DART First State: With over 40 bus routes and a commuter rail running from Philadelphia to Newark, DART offers an easy and inexpensive way to get around northern Delaware.
Let’s Find Something Fun

Farmer & the Cow

413 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

The Mill Wilmington

1007 N Orange St. 4th Floor, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Chase Field House

401 Garasches Lane, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Girard Craft & Cork

224 West 9th Street, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Theatre N

1007 North Orange Street, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Currie Salon & Spa

111 West 10th Street, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Grain Trolley

1709 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Catherine Rooney’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

1616 Delaware Avenue, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Trolley Sq. Market

25b Trolley Square, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

3&D Sports Performance

904 New Road, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Catalyst Visuals

164 Christina Landing Dr., Wilmington, DE
(Website)

The Juice Joint 2.0

1313 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Cherry’s Baking Company

900 Washington Avenue, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

DE.CO

111 W 10th St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Wilma’s

900 N Market St., Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Makers Alley

804 N Orange St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Brew Ha Ha Trolley Square

1400 N Dupont St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Faire Cafe

216 W 9th St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Milk & Honey Coffeehouse West Side

807 Union St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Milk & Honey Coffeehouse Downtown

239 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Sikar Lounge

1624 N Dupont St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Hummingbird to Mars

W 16th St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Torbert Street Social

305 Torbert St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Rock Manor

1319 Carruthers Ln, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Dupont Country Club

1001 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Ed Oliver Golf Course

800 N Dupont Rd, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Town & Shore Leather Goods

221 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Spaceboy Clothing

706 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Trolley Square Market

25b Trolley Square, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Tonic Seafood and Steak

111 W 11th St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Dorcea

1314 Washington St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Mikimotos

1212 Washington St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Walter’s Steakhouse

802 N Union St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Mrs. Robino’s Restaurant

520 N Union St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Eclispe Bistro

1020 N Union St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Oath 84

405 N King St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

La Fia

421 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Bardea Steak

608 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Bardea

620 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Taco Grande

600 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Big Fish Grill

720 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Bank’s Seafood & Steak

101 S Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Crow Bar

1711 Delaware AVe, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Trolley Tap House

1616 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Grain

1709 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Trolley Square Oyster House

1707 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Logan House

1701 Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

The Queen

500 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Delaware History Museum

504 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Kalmar Nyckel

1124 E 7th St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Alapocas Run State Park

1914 W Park Dr, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Brandywine Park

1080 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Jack A Markell Trail

1200 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Brandywine Zoo

1001 N Park Dr, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Mini Golf on the Riverfront

550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Delaware Children’s Museum

550 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Downtown Farmers Market

1000 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Riverfront Market

3 S Orange St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

DE.CO

111 W 10th St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Riverfront Bakery

313 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Ciro Forty Acres

1836 Lovering Ave, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Goober’s Diner

1203 N Lincoln St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Constitution Yards

308 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Maker’s Alley

804 N Orange St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Wilma’s

900 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Wilmington Brew Works

3129 Miller Rd, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Stitch House Brewery

829 N Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Iron Hill

620 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Dining on Delaware

Delaware Ave, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

City Sounds Downtown Block Party Series- Gable Music Ventures

900 N. Market St, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

New Castle County Small Business Open Night Market

801 Shipyard Dr, Wilmington, DE
(Website)

Constitution Yards

815 Justison St, Wilmington, DE
Hours: Tues - Sun 3-11pm

Constitution Yards

130 Market St,, Wilmington, DE
Hours: Tues - Sun 3-11pm

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