Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic New Castle

Take a vacation to New Castle and enjoy the area's history, churches and monuments. This city's restaurants, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. Fort Delaware State Park and Longwood Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in New Castle

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes New Castle a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brandywine Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Biderman Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Gloucester County Dream Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Chisel Creek Golf Course (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Chaddsford Winery (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Back Creek Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Castle

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, New Castle is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longwood Gardens (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Kirkwood Soccer Complex (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Eden Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Banning Park (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Christina Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around New Castle

Fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.8 mi (36.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Millville, NJ (MIV-Millville Municipal), which is 32.9 mi (53 km) away.

Where to stay around New Castle?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 32 vacation rentals near New Castle. From 19 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near New Castle for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to New Castle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in New Castle. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Delaware State Park: 44 vacation rentals
  • George Read II House: 53 vacation rentals
  • Kirkwood Soccer Complex: 55 vacation rentals
  • Amstel House: 53 vacation rentals
  • Old Court House: 52 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Castle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in New Castle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in New Castle. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in New Castle include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in New Castle?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in New Castle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.