Discover what Attractions Dover Delaware has to Offer
Do not let a trip to Dover Downs Hotel & Casino pass by without discovering what attractions Dover Delaware has to offer!
Beyond the Hotel & Casino
Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is proud to be located in a region convenient to a wide variety of central Delaware’s most exciting attractions. From the majesty of the Atlantic Ocean to the history of our capital city to the simple wonders of life in the Amish countryside, enjoy all Dover has to offer.
Our Capital City
Founded in 1683 by William Penn, Dover is located equidistant between Washington, DC and Philadelphia. Home to several colleges, a fascinating history, the Dover International Speedway, and, of course, tax-free shopping, Dover visitors enjoy a wide range of attractions.
Plan a summer trip to Delaware, stop by Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and catch the Dover city fireworks on July 4th on your way to the beach. Celebrate your heritage at the fun annual St. Patrick’s Day parade or the African American Festival. And do not forget to join in when Christmas Caroling on the Green marks the high point of the holiday season!
Many visitors from the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond appreciate the Dover area for its tax-free status. From clothes to office supplies to big-ticket purchases such as a new car, you can save a bundle when shopping in Delaware!
The Casino and the Beach: A Perfect Compromise in Dover
Because of Dover’s easy proximity to our beautiful beaches, combining a trip to Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, visiting the attractions of our capital city and spending a few days at the shore could not be simpler. Do not let a summertime visit to Dover pass without discovering Delaware’s unspoiled beaches, quaint beach towns and fresh seafood!
Discover the Past with a Trip to the Amish Country
No visit to the Dover region would be complete without exploring the simple pleasures of life in the Amish country. See for yourself how the Amish live and work, with horse-drawn carriages traveling through rural America. Taste decadent Amish-made ice cream, examine old-fashioned craftsmanship and tour a typical home as you learn the ways of traditional Amish life.
The Arts in Dover
Dover is also home to the former Dover Opera House, which has been renovated recently and renamed the Schwartz Center for the Arts. Home to the Dover Symphony Orchestra and The Children’s Theater as well as other popular events such as classic films and the ballet, no trip to the Dover area is complete without discovering this regional gem.
In addition, Delaware’s State Library and Museum as well as the Biggs Museum of American Art are located in Dover.
NASCAR at the Dover International Speedway
Love the adrenaline rush of racing? Then put the Dover International Speedway at the top of your list, which hosts two NASCAR events. The Speedway is also home to the horseracing track.
College Sports, Golf and More
Dover also hosts college sports, including exciting Division III football from Wesley and Delaware State. Little League hosts the Eastern Regionals in Dover every year. And when it comes to golf, there are a wide variety of courses from which to choose.
Take a trip to Dover Downs Hotel & Casino and explore Dover’s attractions beyond the Casino!