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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.


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.

Blue Oyster Cult at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
Blue Oyster Cult at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Sep 07, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Dover, DE USA

Blue Oyster Cult September 07, 2018 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino in Dover, DE 9:00PM


California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair
California Rodeo at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Today, Jul 22, 2018 (Sunday) Sports event in Harrington, DE USA

California Rodeo July 22, 2018 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 1:15PM

Chris Young at Delaware State Fair
Chris Young at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Today, Jul 22, 2018 (Sunday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Chris Young July 22, 2018 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 7:30PM

Jeff Dunham at Delaware State Fair
Jeff Dunham at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Tomorrow, Jul 23, 2018 (Monday) Theater event in Harrington, DE USA

Jeff Dunham July 23, 2018 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 8:00PM

Lauren Daigle at Delaware State Fair
Lauren Daigle at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
This Week, Jul 24, 2018 (Tuesday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Lauren Daigle July 24, 2018 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 7:30PM


Professional Bull Riders at Delaware State Fair
Professional Bull Riders at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Next Month, Aug 25, 2018 (Saturday) Sports event in Harrington, DE USA

Professional Bull Riders August 25, 2018 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 5:00PM

Travis Tritt w/ Charlie Daniels Band at Delaware State Fair
Travis Tritt w/ Charlie Daniels Band at Delaware State Fair things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
This Week, Jul 25, 2018 (Wednesday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Travis Tritt w/ Charlie Daniels Band July 25, 2018 at Delaware State Fair in Harrington, DE 7:00PM

Wynonna Judd at Harrington Raceway & Casino
Wynonna Judd at Harrington Raceway & Casino things to do on a rainy day in Dover, DE
Oct 26, 2018 (Friday) Concert event in Harrington, DE USA

Wynonna Judd October 26, 2018 at Harrington Raceway & Casino in Harrington, DE 8:00PM

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 $75.00/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. Free Internet, 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 $63.58/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. Free Internet, 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 $88.40/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. Free Internet, Indoor Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.

Comfort Suites Dover
Comfort Suites Dover
Hotel in Dover, DE USA
Currently as low as $72.01/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. Free Internet,Outdoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Non Smoking Rooms.

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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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