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Fall Activities in Wilmington Delaware

Autumn 2010 is a great time of the year to visit Wilmington, Delaware. From pumpkin carving to wine tasting there is something for everyone to enjoy in Wilmington this fall. Here are just a few of the many ways to celebrate fall in northern Delaware this year:

Halloween Hayride

What is a more quintessential way to celebrate autumn than by taking a hayride? Bellevue State Park is having a Halloween Hayride on October 29th. The cost is $8 per person and there will be a campfire afterwards. Riders meet at the Percheron Barn. For more information or for reservations please call 1-302-761-6963.

Half Price Historical Attractions

From Labor Day through October many of northern Delaware’s historic sites in New Castle and Odessa may be toured at half of the normal cost of admission. Why not take this opportunity to get out and enjoy the crisp cool weather while learning about the history of the nation’s first state?

Ramsey’s Farm Fall Weekends

Ramsey’s Farm will be celebrating the fall season weekends from September 25th through October 31st by giving hayrides, pumpkin picking and painting. Seniors are admitted free. A child’s admission is only $3 and an adult admission is $8. Please call 1-302-477-1499 for more information.

Fiendishly Fun Halloween Harvest Afternoon Tea

The Hotel DuPont is hosting a Fiendishly Fun Halloween Harvest Afternoon Tea daily from October 16-October 31. The tea is held from 3pm-4:30pm. This is a great way to relax and enjoy a warm autumn tea and good conversation.

Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania is just a short drive from Wilmington. Longwood Gardens has a beautiful fall display and the garden display will be at its peak the last week of October. Adult admission is $16, $6 per child and $14 senior admission. Longwood Gardens is located at 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348. Longwood Garden’s autumn foliage is on display from September 6th through November 21st. For more information call 1-610-388-5200.

Chadds Ford Winery Spiced Apple Sundays

Not far from Kennett Square is Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and Chadds Ford Winery. The Winery is hosting Spiced Apple Sundays from October 10th through October 31st. Come out and enjoy the fall foliage at the Winery and taste some delicious cider and the Winery’s latest vintages. There is a $10 tasting fee. The Winery is located at 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, PA. For more information call the winery at 1-610-388-6221. Reservations are recommended.