Culture & Entertainment
Delaware’s Resort Beaches lie only an hour south of Clayton. The Eastern Shore of Maryland and destinations in Annapolis and Washington, D.C. are between a one (1) to two (2) hour drive away. Wilmington offers Amtrak service to New York City and other destinations.
Additional performing arts productions can be found in Milford, Delaware, at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, Maryland, the University of Delaware in Newark, and the DuPont Theatre and the Grand Opera House in Wilmington.
Your trip to Dover area museums should begin at the Delaware State Visitor Center located at 406 Federal Street. You’ll find the Biggs Museum of Art and directions to the old State House on the Green.
Visit the State of Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs website for more information.
Within a few minutes north of Clayton is Odessa, Delaware, which features a Christmas Walk through historic homes. Farther north is a regular ferry service to an authentic Civil War fort on an island in the middle of the Delaware River.
Historic Chestertown, Maryland, is only 30 minutes west of Clayton. Here you’ll find an annual Waterfowl Arts Festival and a re-enactment of a Revolutionary War tea party reminiscent of what happened in Boston Harbor at the same time.
Visit the Delaware Division of Parks & Recreation website for more information.