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Nicknamed the ‘Diamond State’, Delaware is a Mid-Atlantic state on the northeastern coast of the United States. It is named after the Delaware River and framed by Delaware Bay as it looks out towards the Atlantic Ocean. From tax-free shopping to crystal clean shores, Delaware offers numerous discoveries. There’s lots of scenic drives to discover in Delaware, making it a great state to explore by car. You can book your Delaware car rental with Enjoy Travel for the lowest prices.

Guide to Delaware 


Delaware's Climate

Situated at sea level, Delaware mostly experiences a temperate climate. Summers are humid and hot, particularly in the coastal regions. Winters can range from pleasantly chilly in the southern part of the state to bitterly cold in the northern half. June, July and August are the wettest months.

Delaware's Population & tourism

Delaware is the sixth least populous state of the US but also the sixth-most densely populated state. June, July and August is the most popular time for tourists to visit the state due to the numerous festive events that usually take place around this time.

Things to do in Delaware


Visit the Hagley Museum and Library

The Hagley Museum and Library is one of the top attractions of Delaware, offering interactive educational experiences housed in a beautiful piece of architecture. The museum opens at 10 a.m. and is a great place to go with family. Speaking of remarkable buildings, the Nemours Mansion showcases opulent French architecture. Take a walk around the mansion and awe at the lavishly decorated rooms overlooking the stunning gardens! If you want to know about the person who would build something like this in Delaware, head to the visitor’s room to watch a short film about Alfred du Pont.

Stroll along Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach is famous not only for its golden sands and azure beaches but also for its buzzing boardwalk. Aside from shopping, the boardwalk also hosts concerts and events, some of which are free!

Spend a day at Brandywine Zoo

Located in Wilmington, Brandywine Zoo covers 4.7 acres of land and welcomes 60,000 visitors on average every year, despite being a relatively small zoo. It houses animals from other tropical and temperate regions of the world, such as pandas, capybaras and bobcats. It is also home to bald eagles, the USA’s national bird and a symbol of courage and freedom. Unlike other species of eagles, the bald eagle is indigenous to North America.

Eating Out in Delaware 


Head to the Home Grown Café in Newark if you are in the mood for a savory breakfast. The cafe serves tasty buffalo chicken, classic eggs benedict and a variety of omelettes. It’s Thanksgiving everyday at Capriotti’s, with their epic sub roll filled with treats like turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. Delaware Bay is famous for freshly caught crab, and there’s no better place to taste incredible crabcakes than at The Blue Crab in Bethany Beach. Alternatively, if you’re closer to Ocean View, you can enjoy the same at Big Fish Grill. Feeling like satiating your sweet tooth? Dolles’ salt water taffys are a staple after-meal treat in every Delawarian household.

Transport in Delaware


Wilmington Airport (ILG) is the major airport serving Delaware. You can rent a car at the airport if you have a lot of luggage or you are traveling with many people.

Driving in Delaware

Cars are the main mode of transport among locals and tourists alike so renting a car is a good option if you want to get around with ease. Popular car rental companies include Enterprise and Hertz.

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FAQs about car rental in Delaware

Most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Delaware

The average daily cost of renting a car in Delaware is just $32.78.
Prices for Delaware car rentals start from just $21.66 when booking in advance with partners Enjoy Travel.
A small car will cost you only $13.02 per day in Delaware.
To rent a car in Delaware you must be at least 21. Drivers under the age of 25 may be subject to a young drivers surcharge.
Yes it is okay to add extra drivers to your Delaware car rental agreement.
A compact-size vehicle such as a Kia Forte or similar is best to drive in Delaware, as you will have no trouble fitting into tight parking spaces.
Dover is the capital of Delaware.
In 2019 the population of of Delaware was of 973,764.