5 Reasons Why We Love Dover, DE

Dover, the capital of Delaware is a great place to call home. In fact, it’s where Rush Realty is headquartered! Known for being a historic, quiet, and close-knit community, Dover surprisingly has much to offer. Here are our favorite things about Dover, DE.

Activities and Recreation

There is plenty to do in Dover. For those who like excitement, events like the Firefly Music Festival and NASCAR races at Dover International Speedway are right in your backyard. For those who prefer a slower pace, there is plenty of nature and history to explore at the Delaware Agricultural Museum or enjoy year-round hiking trails at St. Jones Reserve and Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Centrally Located

In Dover, you have the luxury of quiet, but you also have the opportunity to visit major cities on the east coast with a short drive.

  • New York - 3 hours

  • Philadelphia - 1 ½ hours

  • Washington D.C - 2 hours

  • Baltimore - < 2 hours

  • Richmond - < 4 hours

The Weather

In Dover, you’ll experience all four seasons. With just the right amount of snow in the winter, there are plenty of parks to take the kids sledding. In the summer, the Delaware beaches are less than an hour away.

Higher Education

Dover is home to multiple colleges and universities including:

The Food

Everything from fine dining to casual eats, there is a great variety of restaurants open for business in Dover. The family-friendly, Sugar Factory American Brasserie recently opened at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Offering breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, Sugar Factory’s menu features colorful, social media-friendly dishes, burgers, pizzas, pastas, and salads, and larger-than-life Insane Milkshakes.

Dover offers the comfort of suburbia with excitement just around the corner and is a great place to raise a family. Learn more about Dover and view current listings here.

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