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Wilmington, Delaware is a city on the East Coast nestled between the Christina and Delaware Rivers. It's a great destination for a weekend getaway, offering a mix of history, art and nature. Wilmington is perhaps best known for being the home of the DuPont family, a chemical dynasty that left its mark on the city. You can visit the Hagley Museum and Library to learn about the family's history and see the original black powder works they founded in 1802. For art lovers, the Delaware Art Museum is a must-see. It has a large collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art, as well as works by American artists like Howard Pyle and Andrew Wyeth. And if you're looking for some outdoor time, Brandywine Park is a lovely spot for a walk or bike ride!

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Airports near Wilmington

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Wilmington, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Wilmington becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Philadelphia International Airport

Located approximately 30 miles northeast of Wilmington, Philadelphia International Airport is the closest major airport serving the region. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for Travellers visiting Wilmington.


Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Situated around 80 miles southwest of Wilmington, BWI is another major airport that can be easily reached by driving. It serves as a hub for several airlines and offers a variety of domestic and international flights.


Newark Liberty International Airport

Located approximately 90 miles north of Wilmington, Newark Liberty International Airport is a major airport serving the New York City metropolitan area. While it is a bit further away, it can still be a viable option for Travellers who prefer a wider range of flight options.


Washington Dulles International Airport

Situated around 120 miles southwest of Wilmington, Washington Dulles International Airport is another major airport serving the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Although it is a bit farther away, it can be a good choice for Travellers who want to explore both Washington, D.C. and Wilmington during their trip.

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Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Wilmington offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

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Things to do in Wilmington

Exploring Wilmington's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Nemours Estate

This 47-acre estate was built for Alfred I. du Pont's children in the early 1900s and is modelled after a 17th-century French chateau. The grand mansion features opulent interiors, beautiful gardens and outstanding views of the Brandywine River. You can take a guided tour of the mansion and explore the gardens, which include fountains, sculptures and a maze.

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Hagley Museum and Library

This museum complex tells the story of American innovation and industry through the lens of the du Pont family. You can tour the historic Eleutherian Mills, one of the first powder mills in the United States, learn about the family's business ventures, and see a collection of antique cars and carriages. The Hagley Museum and Library also has a research library with a vast collection of materials on American history and technology.

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Brandywine Zoo

This 12-acre zoo is home to over 1,200 animals from around the world. You can see animals such as lions, tigers, gorillas, red pandas, and more. The zoo also has a variety of educational exhibits and programs, making it a great place to learn about animals and conservation. The Brandywine Zoo is a popular destination for families with young children.

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