Poll any group of people on their favorite season, and one of the top answers will most likely be fall. As humans, we have an innate need to recognize and celebrate the changing of the seasons, and fall provides one of the most spectacular shows for our appreciation. While Delaware is rich with state parks and city parks exhibiting beautiful fall foliage, we’ve collected a list of just a few of our favorite spots so you can observe nature’s magnificent show. Pro tip: the leaves in Delaware typically reach their color peak in mid to late October.
Whether your kids are going to school in-person or virtually, the shift in regulations starting in 2020 will likely affect them drastically. But these changes don't have to destroy the school year. In this blog post, we go over a few helpful tips for adjusting to the virtual learning landscape for Delaware children. Check them out below. 1. Adjust Expectations It goes without saying that virtual learning differs in many regards from classroom learning. Yet as parents, it’s easy to assume that the routine will be comparable, except that learning will occur in the home rather than at school. The first piece of advice teachers and administrators give parents, however, is to adjust their expectations. Successful virtual learning depends on a close partnership between parents and teachers, so there will certainly be a bigger time investment required from parents.
With more than 20,000 acres of dedicated state park territory, Delaware is home to many incredible and diverse opportunities for outdoor relaxation and adventure, from hiking and camping to swimming and fishing. It’s no wonder that Delaware is a popular vacation destination and that its residents enjoy an active, outdoor lifestyle. Today, we’ll highlight a few of our favorite Delaware state parks, both highly acclaimed locations as well as hidden gems. (Please be sure to call ahead and/or check all park websites for the latest updates on COVID-19-related protocols.)