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In the historic Brandywine Valley, close to the Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library; Delaware Art Museum, Longwood Gardens and Conservatories, Hagley Museum, Nemours Mansion and Gardens, and other attractions; 2 hours to New York and Washington, DC, and 60 minutes to Baltimore. Philadelphia Int’l Airport: 20 miles, 25 minutes.

Driving Directions

From the New Castle Airport: Turn left onto Route 13 North, toward Wilmington. Follow Route 13 North into Wilmington, which turns into Walnut Street. Follow Walnut Street to 10th Street, and turn left. Follow 10th Street to Orange Street, and turn right. Turn right onto 11th Street; HOTEL DU PONT is on the right.

From the Philadelphia International Airport: Take I-95 South into Delaware (approximately 15 miles). Follow I-95 South to Exit 7A marked "52 South, Delaware Avenue." This is 11th Street. The HOTEL DU PONT is 7 blocks ahead, on the right.

From the Wilmington Train Station: From underneath the railroad tracks on French Street, cross over the Martin Luther King Boulevard to the second light. Make a left onto 2nd Street, and follow to Orange Street. Make a right onto Orange Street. Follow Orange Street to 11th Street, and make a right. HOTEL DU PONT is on the right at 11th and Market.

Nearest Airport

Philadelphia International Airport: 22 miles, 30 minutes.

Hotel Address

42 W. 11th St., Wilmington

Delaware, United States 19801

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