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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.

“The people are helpful and pleasant And so very nice and cheerful!!”
Lorraine Maass My son lives in Claymont DE.
“Low taxes”
Werner Bantin Ocean Loverl
“ I can hear the seagulls when I work and I am never more than 10 minutes from water. ”
Susan Pomerantz 10-year Delawarean
“The blend of diversity and proximity of entertainment. The best health care to fit my needs are at hand.”
Judith A Abernathy I am exhausted by extreme temperatures.
“I don't know much right now I'll have to bone up, online.”
Ed Beach lover!
“ 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
“ I grew up on the Oregon Coast and have been in Delaware for 3 years now. I LOVE that I can lay and swim on the beach without a wet suit or a hoodie! The weather here is always beautiful and the beaches are gorgeous! Everyone is so friendly and there is so much to do! The food, the shopping, the local events... I love living here at the beach! ”
Jordan Gorsch West Coastie who moved to DE
“tax benefits for retirees”
Joanne Evans I love the beach
“I have traveled a great deal in this country and internationally - and each time I am glad when I see the Delaware sign indicating I am home. Opportunities to be active in volunteerism abound. My favorite is the Delaware Lions. They work hard to provide sight and hearing equipment, testing and research for the people of the world.”
Mary Lee Phillips Delaware native
“Where do I start? Fresh air, clean waterways, beautiful sunsets, lovely communities, clean...did I say clean?”
Sue Been here for years!
“ 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 swimming in the ocean.”
Bill Neidermeyer Swimmer
“When I was a child I spent time with family in Delaware, came back with my family for Indian Pow Wow(my family Hist) Came back to Dover AFB after tour in Golf War 1991. Love The Beach, my wife is gone but she shared my dreams of retireing on the beach. Love to find someplace to rent, and enjoy the sand and water in Delaware.”
Edward Smith beach lover, water watcher, love to lay in the sand
“ The pace of life. As I travel FROM the Wash beltway across the Bay Bridge, I get to the top of the bridge, see the eastern shore and take a big sigh of relief! I know I'll be home (Ocean View) in 1 1/2 hours. Sweet. ”
Jeff Bond transplant from Bethesda, MD since 1993
“ Liz and I moved from Maryland and, for us, retirement began in Delaware. We quickly realized that we didn't retire from something, but rather had a beautiful place to retire to--DELAWARE! Our nearly 2 years in Delaware have us working at living! We made a retirement plan and are living that plan in gorgeous, beautiful, and fulfilling Delaware! ”
Bob Scannell Homeowner at Independence
“I love the beach, crabs, and shopping.”
Nick Nasare Sun person
“small towns, beaches”
elizabeth callanan beach lover
“ I love fishing and the Delaware beaches. ”
George Price Delaware visitor
“I visit family in Bear.”
Nancy Shaw Love the beach
“Taxes”
Patricia zaniewski Never been there