Historic New Castle, Delaware

There are so many fun and informative things to do in our little town, and we’d love to share them with you! In addition to our natural resources and riverfront park, there are museums, historic churches, tours, events and charming places to stay.  And don’t forget the dining and shopping in establishments unlike any other! Stay for a couple of hours or stay for a weekend. You’ll want to come back again and again.
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The Tall Ships Are Back!

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at Battery Park and sail from

the peaceful, historic port city of New Castle aboard the Skipjack Sigsbee on Sunday, October 21st. Help the crew raise the sails and navigate the boat, enjoy some scientific activities or just relax with your own

libations and enjoy the tidal river sounds and vistas. You

are welcome to bring your own food and drinks.

Visitors with limited mobility will be accommodated as

best as we can. Due to its historic design, this

Chesapeake Skipjack is not ADA accessible below decks.

Reservations are a must. To purchase tickets:


The A.J. Meerwald returns!

New Jersey’s elegant tall ship docks at New Castle’s pier again on October 26-28 for sails. Watch this site for more information, or go to www.newcastlecity.delaware.gov #SailNewCastleDE #VisitDE

The Skipjack Sigsbee


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