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Things to do in Kent County for Everybody

Posted by Dustin Oldfather on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 at 7:45am.

Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/fws-recovery-act-projects/4351131193Kent County is full of great places to go and things to do. Whether you prefer NASCAR or a little history, you will find all types of choices in the Kent County area of Delaware. Here are some of the top choices for family fun.

Dover International Speedway - 1131 North DuPont Highway, Dover

Maybe the most well-known attraction in the entire state, the Dover International Speedway hosts two NASCAR tripleheader weekends. One is held in the spring, while the other is held in the fall. This attraction is also home to an amazing fanzone, campgrounds and plenty more. The one-mile track has been nicknamed the "Monster Mile" and provides plenty of fun throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Monster Racing Enterprises - 26 Starlifter Avenue, Dover

If you've ever wanted to know how it feels to be a real NASCAR driver, this is your opportunity. Monster Racing allows you to feel like a driver of a stock car and enjoy plenty of fun. It's truly a ride of a lifetime.

Johnson Victrola Museum - 375 South New Street, Dover

This museum is a great choice for family fun. You will discover all types of memorabilia, trademarks, phonographs and so much more. Eldridge Reeves Johnson created the Victor Talking Machine Company and provides plenty of Delaware history throughout this museum.

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge - 2591 Whitehall Neck Road, Smyrna

With eight miles of Delaware Bay and over 16,000 acres, this refuge is one of the largest in the state. It includes massive tidal salt marches with tidal pools, rivers, creeks and more. Those enjoying bird watching will love this attraction in the spring and fall. Many birds come to the area including shorebirds, songbirds and waterfowl.

These are some of the better attractions the entire family can enjoy throughout Kent County in Delaware. Adults can also enjoy the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino found very close to the Speedway.

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