by Suzanne Sachs • 5 min read
THE BASICS --
Delaware is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beaches, parks, gardens, natural scenic beauty, hotels, mansions or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Delaware to ask that special woman or man to marry you.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW--
In this guide we will explain the following:
- Romantic Locations in Delaware
- Historic New Castle
- Brandywine Creek State Park
- Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
- Delaware Art Museum
- Outdoor Locations to Propose in Delaware
- Rehoboth Beach
- Delaware Water Gap
- Nemours Estate
- Cape Henlopen State Park
- Longwood Gardens
- Delaware Seashore State Park
- White Clay Creek State Park
- Bellevue State Park
- Best Places to Propose in Delaware
Romantic Locations in Delaware
1. Historic New Castle
Step back in time in the charming town of Historic New Castle and propose in one of its quaint, historic streets or near the iconic New Castle Courthouse.
2. Brandywine Creek State Park
Explore the scenic trails of Brandywine Creek State Park and propose in a serene woodland setting or by the Brandywine Creek.
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3. Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Explore the stunning gardens and grounds of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and find the perfect spot to pop the question amidst the blooming flowers and tranquil settings.
4. Delaware Art Museum
Plan a special visit to the Delaware Art Museum and propose amidst the inspiring art collections or in the charming outdoor sculpture garden.
Outdoor Locations to Propose in Delaware
Delaware is full of romantic gardens, trails, and estates. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing beaches or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.
5. Rehoboth Beach
Take a romantic stroll along the sandy shores of Rehoboth Beach and propose during a beautiful sunset.
6. Delaware Water Gap
Plan a hike in the scenic Delaware Water Gap and propose at a picturesque overlook or near a serene waterfall.
7. Nemours Estate
With its grand architecture and meticulously manicured gardens, Nemours Estate provides a breathtaking backdrop for a romantic proposal.
8. Cape Henlopen State Park
Propose on the picturesque beaches or atop the historic Cape Henlopen Lighthouse, enjoying the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.
9. Longwood Gardens
Just across the border in Pennsylvania, Longwood Gardens offers enchanting botanical displays and dazzling fountains, providing a magical setting for a proposal.
10. Delaware Seashore State Park
Find a secluded spot along the sandy shores of Delaware Seashore State Park and propose with the sound of crashing waves in the background. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.
11. White Clay Creek State Park
This sprawling park offers beautiful trails, lush meadows, and serene ponds, providing a tranquil and natural setting for a romantic proposal.
12. Bellevue State Park
Explore the sprawling grounds of Bellevue State Park, with its historic buildings, picturesque gardens, and scenic views, offering several charming locations to propose.
Best Places to Propose in Delaware
While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Delaware has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.
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