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Nestled between Wilmington and the southeast corner of Pennsylvania, the Brandywine Valley combines great natural beauty with the history and culture of America's rich past. Rolling hills, rivers, and beautiful scenery of the Brandywine Valley create a stunning backdrop for historic mansions, gardens, and country estates.
Come and enjoy the relaxed, casually elegant way of life made famous by three generations of Wyeths. From historic towns and quaint villages, to the modern city of Wilmington that hasn't lost sight of its past, the Brandywine Valley is waiting to be explored.
This is where you'll find the famous homes and gardens of the du Pont family, giving Brandywine Valley the nickname Chateau Country. Capture the spirit of Brandywine Valley at the mansions and gardens of Longwood, Winterthur, Nemours Mansion and Hagley Museum.
Golf enthusiasts will find a wide selection of great golf courses throughout the Brandywine Valley. Delaware Park, just a three minute drive from Hilton Wilmington / Christiana, offers a great day out at the races as well as loose slot action.
Whatever your interests, the Brandywine Valley will introduce you to something special with plenty of things to do in Newark and Wilmington, DE. Beautiful landscapes will capture your imagination and call you back again and again. It is a magical place waiting to be discovered.
University of Delaware
See the beautiful campus of Delaware's largest and oldest University.
Casino at Delaware Park
Choose from over 45 table games and 2,500 slot machines at this ultimate entertainment destination.
With over a 150+ stores, find impressive tax free savings.
Historic New Castle
Learn the stories of New Castle, including Dutch colonists and revolutionary leaders.
Explore an American estate and museum housing one of the most important collections in the U.S.
Celebrate the art of horticulture at Longwood Gardens.
Delaware's court system is composed of the Supreme Court, Superior Court, Family Court and more.
Delaware Park Racetrack
A thoroughbred horse track with a daily racing program
Kirkwood Soccer Complex
Kirkwood Complex includes 14 outdoor fields, an indoor arena and a full sit-down concession area.
The home field of the Wilmington Blue Rocks minor league baseball team and concert venue.
Hagley Museum and Library
History museum located on the banks of the Brandywine River
Arts, dining, nightlife, and sports all along the river.