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What People Say: Tell us what you love About Delaware

Love the First State?

Share something great about Delaware with us so we can share it with the world. We’re looking to uncover a few more hidden gems.

Florence Robinson I like. Live to delawere
“Proximity to DC and water”
Ashok Agrawal relaxed living
“ Meeting the chickens that lay my eggs at Dawn's Place. Farmer's markets. $15 off season dinner specials. No traffic on the back roads (shhh!). The town of Lewes, the town of Milton, Que Pasa, the Buttery, fishing, the boardwalk at Rehoboth, Big Fish Grill, no sales tax, no personal property tax, inspection and registration process at DMV. Being here instead of having to come here. ”
David Transplant from Northern Virginia
“ We love the water. ”
David Tanksley
“not are winters. might rent...or stay at hotel”
eileen isseroff boardwalk loooks nice.....
Diane Azizi Nurse
“It is a Beautiful place. The city is full of tall buildings but there are so many hills and lovely streams. Rehobeth Beach is one of my favorite places to visit. People are so friendly and there is so much to do and see. Driving throughout the area is a favorite thing. Stopping and exploring is fun to do. Never knew I would enjoy visiting Delaware as much as I did. I am ready to go for another visit and stay.”
Rhona Creel Davis Beach Walker.....I love swimming and living on the beach. Looking out over the water is so soothing and relaxing and so very peaceful and inspiring.
“Looking for suggestions on where to retire in Delaware and more about the tax ramifications. Re: Social security and pension withdrawals. No State tax but still taxed by the Feds? If I buy a retirement home is there any real estate taxes on the purchase or yearly property taxes after that?Thank you.”
Ed Some who will retire in the next year. 64 now, Divorced W/M
“ I love the way the shore lifestyle can transform someone from a "Battle-Hardened", corporatized tough-guy to a fun-loving, deep-breath taking, and enjoyable person who takes pride in calling everyone they meet by their first name! The Ocean has that affect on people! ”
Dan Kauffman Army Vet from Northern Virginia
“ I love fishing and the Delaware beaches. ”
George Price Delaware visitor
Patricia zaniewski Never been there
“small towns, beaches”
elizabeth callanan beach lover
“My husband and I are starting to look to retire to delaware.We are not so much beach people but love the low cost of living, super nice people, proximity to family and climate.What more can you ask for coming from New York.Looking in Kent county.”
Barbara Retiree
“ I love the beach! ”
Susan Gigon Retired
“ Very tough to choose just one. I love taking Kai, my Golden Retriever, to the Cape Henlopen State Park beach and letting her play in the ocean and sand. Especially in the winter you'll get those warm spells and most of the time we're the only people in sight. ”
Josh Hay Beach Bum
“ We have everything you could ever dream of to do here year round ~ Film Festival, Kite Festival, Seawitch Festival, Coast Day, Autumn Jazz Festival and it all begins and ends with the ocean as our horizon and our center. And when I get the itch to feel "the big city"...I have four of the best choices in the world within a 2 to 4 hour drive (Philly,Baltimore,DC & NYC). What better location could there be on the East Coast? ”
Jenn Barrows New York ~ Blue Hen ~ Sussex Countian
“ As a child, going to the beach for the day was the best thing ever. Imagine living in your favorite vacation spot all year. Summer or winter, beach life is the best! ”
Melissa O'Neill Flip-flop wearer
“Like being able to talk walks on sidewalks and be able to walk to a café, not too far from beach and dog friendly area. Considering retiring in a couple of years.”
MARY ANNE JORAY looking for warmer climate, less snow than Connecticut
“no tax beautiful water”
Diana Smallwood beach runner
“low property taxes, affordable holmes, low social security tax. etc”
michael cmielewski 58 year old looking at retiring in delaware