The Gordons Pond trail is one of the superintendent's picks at Delaware State Parks. Courtesy of Delaware State Parks.

For verified fun, check out park superintendentsā€™ picks

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Delaware State Parks in 2022 drew 8 million visitors, lured by the sand and the surf, the flora and the fauna, the past and the participatory sports and other activities and events that donā€™t make alliterative pairs. But wait, thereā€™s more! Park superintendents promote a wide variety of ā€œsuperintendentā€™s picksā€ on the homepages of most of the 17 state parks. …

There's more than a dozen First Day Hikes available for Delawareans on New Year's Day.

First Day Hikes: get active on New Year’s with these trails

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

You can get 2024 off to a vigorous — or ambling — start by taking part in one of the annual free New Year’s Days hikes at Delaware parks. They range from flat, easy courses to more challenging ones. You can even bring your favorite mug to Rockwood Park on Monday, Jan. 1, and the museum staff will make you …

Delaware is expected to see a 3.3% increase in travelers compared to last year's holiday season.

On the go? Your guide to end-of-year holidays

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Hitting the road for the holidays? You are not alone: 33% of First State residents are expected to travel more than 50 miles to celebrate the holidays. Thatā€™s 3.3% more travelers than last year. Hereā€™s what to know about Christmas and New Years weekends in Delaware.Ā  Travel Gas prices in Delaware are the lowest theyā€™ve been since October 2021, according …

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner, and here's how it's being celebrated in the First State.

Labor Day weekend in Delaware: Hereā€™s what to know

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

With the Labor Day weekendā€™s official end to summer comes slightly cooler temperatures, cheaper gas and lots of chances for fun, whether itā€™s homemade or public.Ā  AAA Mid-Atlantic expects travel to return to near pre-COVID levels with families getting their last bit of vacation in before school starts. Weather for Labor Day weekend On Saturday, the temperature in Delaware beach …

State park fee season begins March 1

Charles MegginsonCulture, Headlines

Delaware State Parks When does winter end? Google says March 20. Punxatawney Phil says March 16. DNREC says March 1. That’s the day Delaware State Parks will transition from the winter free-season to the summer fee-season. The fee season will remain in effect until Nov. 30, 2022. State park entrance fees for vehicles registered in Delaware are $4 at inland …