Life is Easier in Delaware
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 The Southern Delaware Valley offers attractive opportunities for business, work, education, recreation, and living.

The Southern Delaware Valley enjoys easy access to many of the East Coast's major cities including Philadelphia, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC.


In addition to the prime location, residents of the Southern Delaware Valley benefit from significant tax advantages, convenient health care, and stunning natural resources.
 

Life is easier in the Delaware Valley.

  • Tax-Free Shopping

    Delaware is renowned for its tax-free shopping. Some of the most popular destinations include the Christiana Mall and the Tanger Outlets in Rehoboth Beach. Outlets, malls, boutiques, and dining are all more affordable when there's no sales tax. 
  • Arts & Culture

    There is an abundance of arts and culture in Southern Delaware Valley. You can see a live performance at DuPont Theater, The Grand Opera House, or The Queen Theatre; attend festivals, including the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival or the Mid-Atlantic Food + Wine Festival; or visit one of the many Delaware museums and gardens, like Winterthur Museum Gardens and Library, Hagley Museum and Library, and Nemours Mansion and Gardens.
    Arts & Culture
  • Attractions

    Make time for all the attractions Delaware has to offer. Between world-class breweries and international raceways, the State is home to countless attractions worth bragging about. Visit the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitor’s Bureau or Visit Delaware for more information.
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  • Beaches

    Beaches are a popular destination in Delaware. Drawing visitors from near and far, the State's beaches are some of the best in the country. There's just something about the sun and the sand that's irresistible.
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  • Fun for Kids

    The State of Delaware is full of fun for kids and the entire family, offering museums, wildlife refuges, state parks and beaches.
    Fun for Kids
  • History & Heritage

    The State of Delaware offers many nationally recognized historic sites. Make Delaware a part of your own history while enjoying historic towns like Old New Castle & Odessa.
    History & Heritage
  • Outdoor Recreation

    Delaware's wildlife is nothing short of stunning. With dozens of parks and wildlife sanctuaries, there are ample opportunities to experience nature.
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  • Sports & Gaming

    Delaware offers countless opportunities to kick back and relax, featuring a range of sports entertainment. Whether you prefer racing cars or running backs, you're bound to be cheering for something.
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Did you know?

A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches in 2013 ranked Delaware 1st out of 30 states for overall water quality and awarded “Superstar Beach” status to Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches.