Tourist Attractions in Newark, DE

There are 15 tourist attractions found in Newark, DE. This is 10% of all tourist attractions listed in Delaware. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and museums. You may find a list of all categories of Newark attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Newark of that type.

The home of the University of Delaware was actually founded by its Welsh and Scots-Irish settlers back in 1694. Schools and paper milling are a big part in the city’s industry and the Chrysler Newark Assembly plant, built in 1951, was also among its top employers when it was established to build US Army tanks. It later shifted into producing various types of automobiles until it closed in 2008 due to recession. It may not seem like it but Newark actually has nearly 12,000 acres of public parkland surrounding it. These parks which include Iron Hill Park, Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area, White Clay Creek State Park, White Clay Creek Preserve and Middle Run Valley Natural Area, provide plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities to both local and foreign tourists. Other places worth visiting in the area are Glasgow Park, Delaware Welcome Center Travel Plaza, Newark Reservoir, Fred Rust Ice Arena, Cooch’s Bridge, The Pencader Heritage Museum and Christiana Mall.

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