Focus on Delaware

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If you are thinking of a change now that retirement is here or just around the corner, you should consider changing your address to one in Delaware. Bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the west and south, the Atlantic Ocean to the East this state is the second smallest state in USA. However, although it is small, you will find many things to do and see in Delaware. So, if you are considering making a change, let us cite some information on things to do while in Delaware, and help you make a good choice.

About Delaware

Delaware is rich in history. It was the first state to ratify the United States constitution, the first scheduled steam railroad began service in 1831, in New Castle Delaware, and the Methodist Church of America was organized in Frederica, in 1784. The weather in Delaware is humid and hot in summer with a considerable amount of snowfall in winter in Sussex and New Castle Counties. This is a state where there is always something happening throughout the year. If you are considering moving to Delaware, you will be surprised at the variety of things to do and see, and you will surely not find a dull moment here. Below are some great things to do in Delaware.

  • Beaches – Delaware is known very well for its beaches. In fact, Rehoboth Beach was named one of the top 10 best beaches for family vacations. Here, you can also consider tax-free shopping and great dining options. Another spectacular beach in Delaware is Bethany Beach. Bethany Beach and Rehoboth Beach are considered two of the cleanest beaches in the state and the best place to spend your summer vacation!
  • Festivals – There are numerous fun festivals throughout the year in Delaware. The Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddler’s Festival is held in October, which features a Sea Witch costume parade and contest, food and various other entertainment. The Milton Holly Festival is held on the 8th of December, where you can witness locally grown holiday décor. All of you chocolate lovers should not miss the Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival, a day of everything chocolate under the sun. Apart from this, you can experience the Wilmington Flower Market and the Wilmington Grand Prix in May, the Wilmington Greek Festival in June, and the Delaware State Festival in July and many more.
  • Arts and Attractions – Delaware is an Art connoisseur’s paradise, so to say! For example, the Delaware Art Museum is best known for its large collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art. You can take in creations by up-and-coming artists at the Delaware Division of Art Mezzanine Gallery and be awestruck at the rare, vintage collection of aircraft at the Air Mobility Command Museum.
  • Outdoor Recreation – Delaware enables you to take part in a number of outdoor activities so that you are able to take in the natural beauty of Delaware. Whether it is to charter a boat, play golf or fish or gaze at the wildlife, you can find any number of places to do so in Delaware.

If you are interested in living in Delaware you can consider one of 158 age-restricted 55+ active adult and age-targeted active lifestyle communities. These communities are sturdily built-in gorgeous locations. A life of extreme peace, tranquility and the right amount of fun and sun is yours to be had if you consider a home in one of these Delawarecommunities:

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