Newark (Delaware)

Newark is in Delaware.

20 things to do

All Places United States Delaware



The Deer Park Tavern

108 W. Main. This West Main Street and New London Road landmark has been a tavern since the early 1800s. Notable guests include Edgar Allan Poe who is said to have laid a curse on the entire town after tripping on his way out of the tavern. Completely renovated in 2002.

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Klondike Kate's

Across the street, is a college bar with nightly specials and deejay nights, where in clement weather you can fill your belly with beer on the porch over what was once a gasoline filling station.

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Iron Hill Brewery

(147 E. Main). There's no Yuengling here, but since opening in the late 1990's this popular brewpub has added six locations in the area. This is the original.

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Newark-Wilmington South Area

Extended stay hotel. Complimentary daily hot breakfast and evening dinner & drinks, Monday through Thursday. All rooms are equipped with a full kitchen.



16 Mile Taphouse

A bar that serves primarily beer from 16 Mile Brewery in Georgetown, DE; also has a large selection of bottles from other breweries around the world.

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National 5 & 10

66 E. Main. Family-owned variety store with souvenirs, co-ed essentials, University gear, costumes and everything in between.

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Rainbow Books & Music

54 E. Main. This Newark institution has a wide selection of used and new books, vinyl, CD's, DVD, art and more.

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Bing's Bakery

253 E. Main. A local landmark, Bing's has been selling delicious baked goods since 1946.

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Embassy Suites Newark - Wilmington/South

Free daily cooked-to-order breakfast and complimentary evening reception.


Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington Christiana

Opened in 2014. Complimentary daily breakfast and WiFi access.


Minster's Jewelers

205 Newark Shopping Center. Family-owned since 1895.

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Jake's Wayback Burgers

Original location of growing burger franchise.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Wilmington Christiana

167 hotel rooms and suites located off I-95.


Herman's Quality Meat Shoppe

All-natural meat products. Open since 1967.


Cafe Gelato

90 E. Main.

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About Newark (Delaware)

While European settlement of the area began in the 17th century, the city was not established by royal charter until 1758. Today Newark is one of the largest cities in Delaware and is home to the state's largest institution of higher learning, the University of Delaware.


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