Things to do in Wilmington, DE
Conveniently situated between Wilmington and Newark, DE, our hotel is within minutes of the region's local businesses, popular attractions, shopping, restaurants and all the things to do in Wilmington, DE.
Immerse yourself in history at enchanting Winterthur, try your luck at nearby Delaware Park casino, or catch up with your favorite student at the University of Delaware. Share in a fun day at the Brandywine Zoo, or reconnect over a romantic stroll through magnificent Longwood Gardens. Whether you're traveling with family or in town on business, Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel places you near all the top things to do in Wilmington, DE.
Complimentary shuttle service for transportation within a five mile radius of the hotel is available: Monday-Friday 7am to 9pm and can be available at other hours by request. Please reserve shuttle service with the front desk 24 hours in advance.
Museums and The Arts
Dupont Theatre - Distance 6.4 miles
Nicknamed “Delaware’s Broadway Experience,” the DuPont theatre is the perfect venue for an entertaining night out with friends or family. The historic theatre offers a six-show professional Broadway series as well as an acclaimed Children’s Series.
Hagley Museum - Distance 7.6 miles
Located on 235 acres along the banks of the Brandywine, Hagley is the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802. Discover the restored mills, a workers' community, and the ancestral home and gardens of the famous du Pont family.
Nemours Mansion - Distance 8.4 miles
Open May 1 - December 30, Nemours Mansion and Gardens offers a breathtaking setting for a day in Wilmington, DE. Step back in time and enjoy an enriching guided tour of this historic mansion and opulent gardens.
Winterthur Museum and Gardens - Distance 9.8 miles
Visit the premier museum of American decorative arts, with a collection of nearly 90,000 objects made or used in America between about 1640 and 1860. Set amongst a 1,000-acre preserve, Winterthur also features a stunning 60-acre naturalistic garden.
Brandywine River Museum - Distance 14.7 miles
Nestled in a 19th-century grist mill, the Brandywine River Museum exhibits a world class collection of American art. Explore works by three generations of Wyeths and a fine collection of American illustration, still life and landscape painting in a unique setting.
Attractions and Entertainment
Christiana Mall - 4.6 miles
Christiana Mall caters to every customer by offering tax-free shopping at a mix of your favorite retailers including Macy's and Nordstrom. Shop 'til you drop, then reenergize with one of Christiana Mall's many delicious dining options.
Battery Park - Distance 4.5 miles
Stop by Battery Park in New Castle, Delaware to enjoy a day of beautiful scenery. Bordered by West 3rd Street, Delaware Street and the Delaware River, Battery Park is the perfect place for a walk along the river or a picnic.
Delaware Park Race Track and Slots Casino - Distance 4.7 miles
Our Delaware Park hotel is just a short drive from all the action of the Delaware Park Racetrack & Slots. Visit nearby Delaware Park to enjoy the thrills of horse-racing, spend a leisurely day on the golf course or try your luck at the casino.
World Café Live at The Queen - Distance 5.9 miles
Perfectly located in downtown Wilmington, World Cafe Live is venue for live music and concerts. Features include two stages and fine dining located on Market Street just blocks from the venue.
Brandywine Zoo - Distance 6.7 miles
Rediscover family fun at the nearby Brandywine Zoo, Delaware's only zoo. Covering 13 acres and open year round, the Brandywine Zoo is home to 150 animals including the exotic Siberian tiger, Golden Lion Tamarins, playful river otters, Florida bobcat, burrowing owls, and the world's largest rodent, the capybara.
University of Delaware Newark - Distance 12.6 miles
Our University of Delaware hotel is the perfect place to stay when you're visiting the University of Delaware. Located right off of I-95, Sheraton Wilmington South Hotel is just a quick drive from the main Newark, DE campus.
Longwood Gardens - Distance 15.5 miles
Explore the natural splendor of Longwood Gardens including a four-acre conservatory and outdoor gardens spanning 1,077 acres featuring exotic plants and flowers from around the world. Join in on the family friendly events including live musical performances and fireworks & fountain shows. This is one of the most sought-after things to do in Wilmington, DE.
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White Clay Creek Country Club - Distance 4.2 miles (golf)
Enjoy a day at White Clay Creek Country Club! Not only do they have a well-maintained golf course but also weekend champagne brunch and restaurants on-site. There is something here for everyone!
Kirkwood Soccer Club - Distance 6.8 miles
The Kirkwood Soccer Club promotes the development of youth in the community through participation in athletic competition. Whether on the field for recreational, social, or physical development, children of all skill levels are welcome.
Frawley Stadium - Distance 7.2 miles
Frawley Stadium is home to the Wilmington Blue Rocks minor league baseball team and is also used throughout the year for exciting concerts and festivals. Bring the family to cheer on your favorite team and enjoy some delicious ballpark eats.
Dupont Country Club - Distance 9.7 miles
Dupont Country Club is a family-orientated, private club nestled in Brandywine Valley. Choose from 3 golf courses, 4 practice facilities, 19 outdoor tennis courts and 6 indoor tennis courts.
Deerfield Country Club - Distance 10.0 miles
Deerfield Country Club has been open for over 50 seasons and hosts several high-level tournaments. Reserve some tee time for an afternoon of golf!