9 Charming Coastal Towns of Delaware for Your Christmas Vacation


Looking for a memorable Christmas vacation? Delaware's coastal towns offer festive activities, historic attractions, and scenic views.

During the Christmas season, you can enjoy the Spirit of Christmas event, which features historic house tours, caroling, a tree lighting, and more. 

New Castle 


The Historic Odessa Foundation hosts candlelit walking tours, historic homes, caroling, and more throughout December.  



Milford is a charming river town that boasts a downtown filled with decorated storefronts and streets set aglow by twinkling Christmas lights.  



The Wilmington & Western Railroad offers a Holiday Lights Express, which is a vintage railcar adorned with over 7,000 lights that passes through Hockessin several times a night.  



Rehoboth Beach is one of the most popular beach towns in Delaware, and it’s also one of the most festive. 

Rehoboth Beach 


Dewey Beach is a lively beach town that offers fun and entertainment for all ages. You can enjoy the beach, the bay, or the nightlife.  

Dewey Beach 


Bethany Beach is a quieter beach town that is ideal for families and relaxation. You can enjoy the beach, the boardwalk, or the nature center. 

Bethany Beach 


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