Spend a Day at Delaware’s First State Park

There’s no better place in southern Delaware to spend a warm summer day than at fabulous Trap Pond State Park, the state’s very first state park, located just east of Laurel on Route 24. There’s so much to do at Trap Pond, including boating, jet skiing, fishing, picnicking, pitching horseshoes and much more. You can also explore the Bald Cypress Nature Center, let the kids play on the playgrounds and spend hours meandering along the many nature trails at Trap Pond. There’s also a summer outdoor concert series that’s top-notch. A visit to Trap Pond is always time very well spent!

Top Destinations

The Nanticoke Heritage Byway is a hidden gem in southern Delaware that offers visitors a glimpse into the region’s rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. From stunning parks to historic mansions, here are some of the top destinations to visit along the Nanticoke Heritage Byway.

Woodland Ferry

Seaford, DE

Nanticoke River

Sussex County, DE

Governor Ross Mansion

Seaford, DE

Old Christ Church

Laurel, DE

Trap Pond State Park

Laurel, DE

Byway History

Discover the rich history of southern Delaware along the Nanticoke Heritage Byway, where each stop offers a unique glimpse into the region’s cultural heritage.


Seaford Museum

The Seaford Museum is a must-visit destination for history buffs and curious visitors alike


Ross Mansion

Step back in time and explore the lavish lifestyle of a wealthy 19th-century family at Ross Mansion in Seaford, Delaware.

Hearn and Rawlins Mill

Hearn & Rawlins Mill

Located in southern Delaware, Hearn & Rawlins Mill is a fascinating glimpse into the region’s agricultural past.

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Cannon-Maston House

Explore the rich history of the Nanticoke Heritage Byway at the Cannon-Maston House, located in Seaford, Delaware.


Seaford Train Station

The Seaford Train Station is a fascinating piece of southern Delaware’s transportation history.