Dover, DE
Delaware
By Rose Overbey

Dover, Delaware is the capital city of the diamond state. Delaware was the first state into the United States of America, and has a wonderful history to share. A trip to Dover is a wonderful way to learn about our nation's history while enjoying yourself in a small city atmosphere. There are plenty of activities to enjoy in this wonderful town.

WhatsCheaper.com invites you to book a trip to Dover, Delaware. The Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY) in Salisbury, Maryland is the closest commercial airport to Dover. But Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, Maryland, and the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania aren't too far away. Flights can be booked today with WhatsCheaper.com: Just click on the link to arrange yours flights (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) WhatsCheaper.com can also assist with your hotel experience. Make sure to look at our top hotel selections below. Then just click this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to start your search for high quality at an affordable rate.

WhatsCheaper.com has found that a good place to begin a tour is downtown. Dover, Delaware's main industry is government. Downtown are all of the buildings that have, or do contribute to running the state.  WhatsCheaper.com recommends visiting the First State Heritage Park Welcome Center. The center is located centrally to all of the buildings you may want to visit and is a good starting point for your visit. Here you will able to find out a lot of information about other activities in the city.

After getting oriented, WhatsCheaper.com recommends visiting the Old State House. The assembly stopped using it in 1933, but it was recently renovated to reflect what it looked like initially. You can view the old courtroom, which reflects the 18th century style that is found in other popular state houses of the time, like Independence Hall, in Philadelphia. You'll also enjoy visiting the restored chambers of the legislation. Imagine early politicians debating about the formation of rights that are taken for granted today.

After viewing the Old State House, WhatsCheaper.com recommends viewing the current Legislative Hall. You'll be impressed by the architecture and neatness of the design. Tours are available on a regular basis, so be sure to schedule one! While you're visiting historical sites, WhatsCheaper.com also recommends the taking a look at the Governor's house, to see how the Delaware state governor lives. All of these state buildings are located close together and there is a lovely green with other, smaller landmarks scattered. Enjoy a walk around the green to take in all Dover has to offer.

If you prefer more modern sites, there is plenty to see! WhatsCheaper.com recommends taking a trip to the Dover Speedway. This speedway is used to host big-time NASCAR events a couple times a year. If you schedule you're trip right, you might get a chance to see the famous racers zooming by!

Another fun thing to do is visit the Dover Downs for a night of fun. Whether you like racing, poker or slots, you're sure to have a wonderful time trying your luck at Dover Downs. There is something for everyone.

Dover's rich past combined with its modern attractions make it a wonderful city to explore today. Whatscheaper.com recommends visiting this capital city on your next vacation.

MUST SEE IN Dover, DE LIST:

  • 1. Dover International Speedway
  • 2. Dover Downs
  • 3. State Capital Building
  • 4. Biggs Museum of American Art
  • 5. Air Mobility Command Museum
  • 6. John Dickinson Plantation
  • 7. First State Heritage Park Welcome Center
  • 8. Schwartz Center for the Arts
  • 9. Johnson Victrola Museum
  • 10. Kent County Delaware CVB

Dover, DE EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Dover Downs Bridal Show - March
  • 2. Dover Days - May
  • 3. African American Festival - June
  • 4. First State Nationals Car & Bike Festival - July
  • 5. Dover Downs Annual BBQ - August
  • 6. Delaware Amish Country Bike Tour - September
  • 7. Delaware Wine & Beer Festival - October
  • 8. Chocolate Festival at Dover Downs - November

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Sheraton Dover
1570 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE
By Sandy O'Neal

When your travels take you to Dover, Delaware there is no better place to stay than the Sheraton. The hotel is nearby great opportunities to shop, dine and sightsee. And if your agenda includes dropping some coins in the slots or taking in a horse race, you will be just minutes away. The hotel offers a free shuttle service to nearby areas. If you are planning on traveling with your four-legged friend, you will be pleased to know that dogs are allowed up to 80 pounds. The hotel is 100% smoke-free. Check in is 3:00 p.m. and check out is noon.  

The hotel has 151 chic and comfortable guest rooms and suites. Room amenities may vary depending on your room selection. Typical room amenities include TV with access to in room movies, work desk, coffee maker, and complimentary high speed internet access. A newspaper will be delivered to your room Monday through Friday. If you are traveling with your dog be sure to ask about the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Dog Bed. Guest rooms are 100% smoke-free.

The added luxuries of the hotel include an indoor heated pool, whirlpool, hot tub, and fitness center. And dining is available right on-site. You can enjoy mouth watering steaks at Chops Grill. You can enjoy cocktails and light fare at Z Bar. And, if you must stay connected, there is wireless internet access available.

If you are looking for a location to host a conference, meeting, or group event, you have come to the right place. The hotel has nearly 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with state-of-the-art audio visual capabilities. And, if wedding bells are ringing, there is no better place to say “I do.” Just sit back and relax and let the professional event staff at the hotel make your event perfect.  

Whether your travels to Dover are for leisure of business, you will find the Sheraton Hotel a perfect choice.  WhatsCheaper.com invites you to book your next stay by following this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Hilton Garden Inn Dover
1706 North DuPont Highway, Dover, DE
By Adam J. Mohney

Play the slots, catch a race and relax on the beach while resting your head in the comfortable confines of Hilton Garden Inn Dover by booking now on WhatsCheaper.com. Located only four miles from the heart of downtown Dover, Hilton Garden Inn Dover offers guests easy access to Dover Down Casino, Harrington Raceway and Casino and is only a short drive from seasonal beaches.

All rooms and suites booked on WhatsCheaper.com at Hilton Garden Inn Dover include comfortable amenities and premium connectivity. Guests can take advantage of the refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker offering the option of in-room eating and refreshments. All rooms also include a 37-inch LCD HDTV and free wired or wireless high speed internet access.

Hilton Garden Inn Dover also offers travelers premium services and facilities for relaxing and exercising. Guests can enjoy a workout in the on-site fitness center or a swim in the indoor swimming pool before relaxing in the whirlpool. Hilton Garden Inn Dover also features a convenience store on-site for easy access to anything you may have forgotten in your suitcase and a 24-hour business center, making it easy for working travelers to stay connected.

Guests of Hilton Garden Inn Dover can also eat well throughout their stay right at the hotel. The Great American Grill offers American cuisine for breakfast and dinner in a casual atmosphere. Dinner entrees are served in the dining facility or in-room between 5 and 9 p.m. Guests can also enjoy drinks and mingle with other hotel guests at the Pavilion Lounge.

A delightful stay in the Delaware capital city is a few clicks away. Offering pampering amenities, premium comfort and easy access to the city, Hotel Garden Inn Dover is recommended for working travelers and families. Click the following link to book Hotel Garden Inn Dover on WhatsCheaper.com now (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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