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Dover Tourism and Sightseeing
Greater Dover/Kent County is a year-round getaway featuring casino gambling (including slots, table games, harness racing and sports betting), unique museums with free admission, tax-free shopping dining and entertainment, lodging from luxury to economy, nearby Amish countryside for exploring and shopping, festivals and events.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. Visitor Information. View Map.


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First State Heritage Park
First State Heritage Park Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Museum in Dover, DE USA

Delaware's historical park without boundries. Explore Delaware's unique history and culture through changing exhibits, programs and events. Welcome Center and 22 museums and historic sites including the John Bell House, the Old State House, Legislative Hall and the Biggs Museum of American Art.


Harrington Raceway & Casino
Harrington Raceway & Casino Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Casino in Harrington, DE USA

24-hour casino with 1,800 slot machines, table games including Poker, Black Jack roulette and Craps and pro football sportsbetting. Simulcast parlor and harness racing. Four dining venues.

First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries
First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Museum in Dover, DE USA

Information on local and statewide attractions, events and activities. Located in the Delaware Public Archives building adjacent to Legislative Hall, the First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries serves as an entrance portal to Delaware's state capital and the historic city of Dover.

John Dickinson Plantation
John Dickinson Plantation
Historic Site in Dover, DE USA

Boyhood home of John Dickinson - "Penman of the Revolution" Welcome to the home of John Dickinson, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Constitution, and "Penman of the Revolution.

Johnson Victrola Museum
Johnson Victrola Museum things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Museum in Dover, DE USA

Celebrates E.R. Johnson and the Victor Talking Machine Co. The Johnson Victrola Museum is a tribute to Delaware's native son, Eldridge Reeves Johnson, who founded the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901. Exhibits include phonographs, recordings, memorabilia, trademarks, objects, and paintings that highlight Mr.


2019 Fall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race
2019 Fall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Oct 06, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Dover, DE USA

2019 Fall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race October 06, 2019 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE 2:30PM

2019 Fall NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Race
2019 Fall NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Race things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Oct 04, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Dover, DE USA

2019 Fall NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Race October 04, 2019 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE 5:00PM

2019 Spring Gander Outdoors NASCAR Truck Series Race
2019 Spring Gander Outdoors NASCAR Truck Series Race
Next Weekend, May 03, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Dover, DE USA

2019 Spring Gander Outdoors NASCAR Truck Series Race May 03, 2019 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE 5:00PM

2019 Spring Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race
2019 Spring Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Next Weekend, May 05, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Dover, DE USA

2019 Spring Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race May 05, 2019 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE 2:00PM


Bethel Music Worship Night at Delaware State Fair
Bethel Music Worship Night at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 23, 2019 (Tuesday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Bethel Music Worship Night July 23, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 7:30PM

Brantley Gilbert at Delaware State Fair
Brantley Gilbert at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 26, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Brantley Gilbert July 26, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 8:00PM

Brothers Osborne at Delaware State Fair
Brothers Osborne at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 19, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Brothers Osborne July 19, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 7:30PM

California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair
California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 18, 2019 (Thursday) Sports event in Harrington, DE USA

California Rodeo July 18, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 6:00PM

California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair
California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 19, 2019 (Friday) Sports event in Harrington, DE USA

California Rodeo July 19, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 6:00PM

California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair
California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 20, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Harrington, DE USA

California Rodeo July 20, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 1:15PM

California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair
California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 21, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Harrington, DE USA

California Rodeo July 21, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 1:15PM

Dan and Shay at Delaware State Fair
Dan and Shay at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 22, 2019 (Monday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Dan and Shay July 22, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 7:30PM

Darci Lynne at Delaware State Fair
Darci Lynne at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 24, 2019 (Wednesday) Theater event in Harrington, DE USA

Darci Lynne July 24, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 8:00PM

Gladys Knight at Delaware State Fair
Gladys Knight at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Jul 27, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Gladys Knight July 27, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 8:00PM

Herman's Hermits at Harrington Raceway & Casino
Herman's Hermits at Harrington Raceway & Casino things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Mothers Day Weekend, May 11, 2019 (Saturday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Herman's Hermits May 11, 2019 at Harrington Raceway & Casino in Harrington, DE 8:00PM

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Best Places to Stay in Dover


Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dover
Guest Score:
From $97 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Harrington (dover Area)
Guest Score:
From $94 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Home2 Suites By Hilton Dover
Guest Score:
From $117 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Residence Inn By Marriott Dover
Guest Score:
From $139 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
State Street Inn
Guest Score:
From $110 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Dover


The best time to visit Dover is in the summer and spring. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the mid 60's. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the upper 50's and highs in the upper 60's. Spring nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's.

Visit Dover in the springSpring Visit Dover in the summerSummer Fall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Dover


Month Low Avg High
January 26.9 35.3 43.7
February 28.5 37.7 46.8
March 35.6 45.4 55.2
April 43.8 54.6 65.4
May 53.8 64.3 74.8
June 62.8 72.9 82.9
July 68.2 77.8 87.4
August 66.9 76.2 85.5
September 60.3 69.9 79.5
October 48.5 58.8 69.1
November 39.7 49.2 58.7
December 31.4 39.9 48.4

Dover Visitor Bureau


Delaware's Capital Region/Greater Dover

Delaware's Capital Region/Greater Dover


Free Dover Visitor Guide


Delaware's Capital Region;  Greater Dover/Kent County

Delaware's Capital Region; Greater Dover/Kent County



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