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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.


The Old State House
The Old State House things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Historic Site in Dover, DE USA

Dover's First State Capitol Building The Old State House was the first permanent capitol building in Dover, Delaware. Begun in 1787 and completed by May 1791, this Georgian-style structure was originally home to both state and Kent County governments.

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.

Air Mobility Command Museum
Air Mobility Command Museum things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Museum in Dover, DE USA

More than two dozen aircraft ranging from an open cockpit bi-plane to modern four engine jet transports. A beautifully restored B-17 sits proudly next to a combat veteran C-47. Theater showing free aircraft movies and a unique museum store.


Best Western Galaxy Inn
Best Western Galaxy Inn
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $63.00/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, Free Breakfast, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Western Smyrna Inn
Best Western Smyrna Inn
Hotel in Smyrna, DE USA
Currently as low as $56.00/night!

The Best Western Smyrna Inn with all non-smoking rooms is conveniently located in Smyrna just minutes from downtown Dover. All 73 comfortable and non-smoking rooms at the three-story Best Western ensure the comfort of guests throughout their stays. Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool,Outdoor Pool, Free Breakfast, 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 $74.40/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. Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Suites Dover
Comfort Suites Dover
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $61.59/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, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn & Suites Milford
Days Inn & Suites Milford
Hotel in Milford, DE USA
Currently as low as $56.82/night!

A convenient location 30 miles from Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach makes staying at the Days Inn &Suites Milford an easy choice for Priceline guests. The three-story hotel has 57 rooms with amenities like free Wi-Fi and premium cable TV with HBO. Indoor Pool, Free Breakfast, Non Smoking Rooms.

Days Inn Dover
Days Inn Dover
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $50.32/night!

A solid combination of budget-friendly rates free Wi-Fi and cozy accommodations up the ante at the Dover Days Inn Downtown where welcoming service seals the deal. Every room at the Dover Days Inn features a refrigerator microwave coffeemaker and free Wi-Fi. Free Breakfast, Pets Allowed.

Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Museum in Dover, DE USA

Displays celebrate Delmarva's agricultural heritage, including farm machinery, dairy and chicken exhibits, Log House, Whittlin' history of Jehu Camper, and an 1890s village with farmhouse, blacksmith, store, school mill, church, train station, and barbershop.

Dover Garden Suites
Dover Garden Suites
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $999.00/night!

Featuring uniquely decorated suites with private patios Dover Garden Suites is located in Dover Delaware. Free Wi-Fi access is available.A flat-screen cable TV microwave refrigerator and dining area are included in each suite. Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Dover
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Dover
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $80.00/night!

A sparkling indoor pool free breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi are just a few of the perks offered at the non-smoking Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Dover a mile from Dover International Speedway. Free Internet, Swimming Pool, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

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Best Places to Stay in Dover


Comfort Inn & Suites Dover
Guest Score:
From $74 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Dover
Guest Score:
From $80 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dover
Guest Score:
From $81 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Harrington (Dover Area)
Guest Score:
From $86 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Sleep Inn & Suites Dover
Guest Score:
From $55 / 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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