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Wilmington Travel Guide

Delaware’s largest city, Wilmington, is a small city, with a population of 71,000 residents, but with a lot of heart. The city is rich in history, culture, and plenty of things for the whole family to do.

Things to Do in Wilmington

While in Wilmington, check out the Delaware Museum of Natural History to learn more about the Delaware Valley region. Wander the flower-lined paths at the Nemours Mansions and Gardens, then later admire the art at the Delaware Art Museum. Brandywine Zoo is a great place to bring the kids, as well as the Delaware Children’s Museum. Don’t miss out on the great hiking and biking in Bellevue State Park too.

Best Time to Visit Wilmington

The best time to visit Wilmington is in the springtime.

Price and Availability Index in Wilmington

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Wilmington is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Wilmington is in the high season in July. Wilmington has its low season in December, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Wilmington tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Wilmington tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Wilmington

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Wilmington. The hottest month in Wilmington is June, when temperatures peak at 97 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 16 ˚F. The wettest month in Wilmington is August with 10.18 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.07 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Wilmington

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, priceline and more. AllTheRooms has 4216 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Wilmington, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Wilmington is available at $10 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $151 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Wilmington can pick from 982 places to stay that provide WiFi. 178 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 78 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Wilmington by car, be sure to choose from 960 accommodations that provide parking. 152 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 238 pet-friendly places to stay in Wilmington, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Wilmington, including 760 places to stay from Airbnb, 166 accommodations from VRBO and 64 places to stay from priceline

2672 of our places to stay in Wilmington have been rated by previous guests. They rated 78% as excellent or good. 1032 accommodations allow instant booking.

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