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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

Glenn Miller Orchestra at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
Glenn Miller Orchestra at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Oct 23, 2019 (Wednesday) Concert event in Dover, DE USA

Glenn Miller Orchestra October 23, 2019 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino in Dover, DE 7:00PM

JoJo Siwa at Delaware State Fair
JoJo Siwa at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Labor Day Weekend, Sep 01, 2019 (Sunday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

JoJo Siwa September 01, 2019 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 7:00PM


Ken Jeong at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
Ken Jeong at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Nov 22, 2019 (Friday) Theater event in Dover, DE USA

Ken Jeong November 22, 2019 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino in Dover, DE 8:00PM

Monster Energy Cup at Dover International Speedway
Monster Energy Cup at Dover International Speedway things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Oct 06, 2019 (Sunday) Sports event in Dover, DE USA

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

NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Dover
NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Dover things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Oct 05, 2019 (Saturday) Sports event in Dover, DE USA

NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Dover October 05, 2019 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE 3:00PM

War at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
War at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Dec 06, 2019 (Friday) Concert event in Dover, DE USA

War December 06, 2019 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino in Dover, DE 9:00PM

Delaware's Capital Region/Greater Dover
Delaware's Capital Region/Greater Dover
Visitor Bureau in Dover, DE USA

Greater Dover, Delaware/Kent County, Delaware Delaware's Capital -- Greater Dover -- is less than a tank full of gas from Baltimore, Washington, Philadelphia, Richmond.

Kent County Delaware Convention and Visitors Bureau
Kent County Delaware Convention and Visitors Bureau
Visitor Bureau in Dover, DE USA

Services for Vistors, Meeting Plnrs, Tour Ops, Trav Writers Kent County Delaware CVB provides visitor and meeting/convention/conference/reunion planning services to those interested in visiting Delaware's Capital Region, Dover/Kent County.

Best Western Galaxy Inn
Best Western Galaxy Inn
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $100.00/night!

The freebies include Wi-Fi and breakfast at the Best Western Galaxy Inn situated directly across from Dover Air Force Base. Each of the Best Western's 63 rooms comes with a microwave refrigerator coffeemaker and free local calls. Swimming Pool,Outdoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Biggs Museum Of American Art
Biggs Museum Of American Art things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Museum in Dover, DE USA

Experience two centuries of American art. Discover the rich tradition of Delaware Valley antiques made and owned by fascinating people. Special exhibitions are sure to enchant you.

Christ Episcopal Church-Dover
Christ Episcopal Church-Dover things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Historic Site in Dover, DE USA

Built in 1734. A monument to Delaware's Caesar Rodney, signer of the Declaration of Independence, is found in the cemetery, which is also the burial site of many famous Delawarians.

Comfort Inn & Suites Dover
Comfort Inn & Suites Dover
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $94.00/night!

Free breakfast (with hot Belgian waffles) and free Wi-Fi are just two of the prime perks guests find at the Comfort Inn & Suites Dover where there's quick access to downtown and Dover International Speedway. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool.

Comfort Suites Dover
Comfort Suites Dover
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $68.00/night!

Free Wi-Fi and complimentary hot breakfast add to the value at the non-smoking Comfort Suites Dover located right near plenty of restaurants and shopping.Outdoor Pool.

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Best Places to Stay in Dover


Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites Harrington - Dover Area
Guest Score:
From $100 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Home2 Suites By Hilton Dover
Guest Score:
From $105 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn Dover
Guest Score:
From $152 / night.


Sleep Inn & Suites Dover
Guest Score:
From $72 / night.


State Street Inn
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From $125 / 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.

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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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