Chaddsford Winery -
Oenophiles have an incredible opportunity to see local wine making in action with a visit to Chaddsford Winery, in nearby Chester County, Pennsylvania. Located in the Atlantic Uplands district, the winery has been featured in Gourmet, Food & Wine, The New York Times and Wine Spectator. Tastings take place in the restored colonial barn, and year-round the winery hosts special events from Spring Wine Weekends in April to Sangria Sunday in July, Harvest Festival in September and Wine & Chocolate Tastings in February. Visit www.chaddsford.com.
Riverfront Wilmington - Once a forgotten wasteland, the Christina Riverfront has been transformed to a thriving entertainment, dining and cultural destination, known as Riverfront Wilmington. Along with several restaurants, the site is also home to the Chase Center, the replica Swedish war ship the Kalmar Nyckel and Tubmann-Garrett Riverfront Park host to such community events as the Bob Marley Festival, Hispanic Festival and DuPont Riverfest. As for arts and culture, choose from the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, City Theater Company and Opera Delaware. Visit www.riverfrontwilm.com.
Harrah's Chester Casino -
Open 24 hours, seven days a week, 365 days a year, Harrah's Chester Casino provides entertaining diversions from gaming to dining and nightlife. Visitors can try their luck at more than 2,900 slot machines and tables featuring Black Jack, Baccarat, Poker, Roulette and more. Afterwards, they can head to the Copper Mug or C-bar for cocktails and conversation. Visit www.harrahs.com.
Nemours Mansion & Gardens - The Nemours Mansion & Gardens is a 300-acre estate featuring a majestic mansion modeled after a Louis XVI French-style chateau, where Alfred I. du Pont lived. Expect to spend a bit of time here with more than 102 rooms featuring rare paintings, tapestries and even a bowling alley, and the expansive, beautifully landscaped formal gardens. Tours of the grounds take a minimum of two hours. Visit www.nemoursmansion.org.