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Cheap Flights to Delaware

Cheap Flights to Delaware

You can often find cheap flights to Delaware that arrive at Wilmington Airport (ILG). This the only commercial airport in the state of Delaware, and it is conveniently located just minutes from the city of Wilmington. Due to Delaware's favorable tax laws, travelers come to the state to do business with local corporations, enjoy tax-free shopping or to relax at one of the beaches.

Flights to Delaware

Flights to Delaware via the Wilmington Airport (ILG) are convenient because the airport is located near the junctures of several major highways. In addition, the airport offers free ground parking. It is a short distance to walk from the parking area to the terminal.

Ground transportation by taxi is easily arranged from the Wilmington Airport. With a 10-minute taxi ride, you will find multiple public transportation choices available: SEPTA trains, DART buses, Greyhound buses and Amtrak trains are all options. In addition, you can rent a car from the Avis and Budget desks located in the terminal.

Near the Wilmington Airport, travelers may choose to stay at the historic Hotel du Pont, a luxury hotel with a five-star restaurant and within a five-minute walk to the DuPont Theatre and the Grand Opera House.

Attractions in Delaware

Taking cheap flights to Delaware followed by a 45-minute bus ride will bring you to the coastline of southern Delaware, which offers beach attractions. Bethany, Dewey and Cape Henlopen are free beaches with shopping and dining areas located not far away. Rehobeth Beach also offers a boardwalk entertainment area. Along the main highway, Rehobeth is home to a large outlet shopping area.

In the northern region of the state, Christiana Mall and Concord Mall are both large indoor malls surrounded by a variety of stores. It is an ideal place for making all sorts of purchases without sales tax.

Wilmington is also home to a variety of museums. The Delaware Children's Museum, Winterthur and the Delaware Art Museum all house collections that are educational and fun. Nearby Newark is home to the Universe of Delaware, which hosts football and basketball games and many other events for the public.

Travel Tips for Delaware

The weather in Delaware is hot and humid with average high temperatures in the upper 80s in the summers; winters are cold with temperatures reaching the freezing point many days. Delaware does not see a lot of snow, usually less than an inch of accumulation.

The spring is a great time for planning flights to Delaware as the weather is usually pleasant, and there are a number of special events taking place. Each May, the Dover International Speedway hosts the Dover 500, a NASCAR race that fans will enjoy. In early June, the University of Delaware hosts Ag Day, a full-day event showcasing the school's agricultural department and all that it does. The event includes a petting zoo, many small trees and plants for sale, vendors of associated products and ice cream made from milk and cream that come directly from the university's farm.

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