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Harrington is a city located in Kent County in central Delaware. The town has a population of approximately 3,200 people and is part of the Dover Metropolitan Statistical Area. Harrington is host to the annual Delaware State Fair each July. The Harrington Raceway and Midway Slots is also located at the fairgrounds in Harrington. With its location in Kent County, the town of Harrington has lots to offer visitors, including an array of historical and recreational activities. There is a mix of pastoral farmland and coastal scenery and a mix of old traditions and modern high-tech culture. In Kent County, you'll find Amish horse-drawn carriages, museums, Colonial history, beautiful parks and of course, Delaware's tax-free shopping. Harrington is just a short drive to Delaware's capital city - Dover. Annual events in the area include 4th of July Celebrations and fireworks, Christmas Caroling on The Green in Dover, the Amish Country Bike Tour and Old Dover Days, a tradition for 75 years. The town of Harrington is approximately 90 miles south of Philadelphia and 90 miles east of Washington, DC.

Surrounding areas: Felton, Delaware (5.9 mi), Bowers Beach, Delaware (13.3 mi), Dover, Delaware (16.4 mi), Primehook Beach, Delaware (18.3 mi), North Shores, Delaware (18.6 mi), Georgetown, Delaware (19.0 mi), Seaford, Delaware (19.1 mi)

Harrington Vacation Rentals




Harrington Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Americinn Lodge & Suites1259 Corn Crib RdHarrington, DE (302) 398-3900
Holiday Inn Express & Suites17271 S Dupont HwyHarrington, DE (302) 398-8800
Colony Inns729 Bay RdMilford, DE8.1 mi.(302) 422-2777
Best Western Galaxy Inn1700 E Lebanon RdDover, DE14.8 mi.(302) 735-4700
Microtel Inn & Suites1703 Lebanon RdDover, DE14.8 mi.(302) 674-3800
Microtel Inn & Suites1703 Lebanon RdDover, DE14.8 mi.(302) 674-3800
Comfort Inn222 S Dupont HwyDover, DE16.7 mi.(302) 674-3300
Days Inn Dover272 N Dupont HwyDover, DE17.3 mi.(302) 674-8002
Red Carpet Inn & Suites348 N Dupont HwyDover, DE17.4 mi.(302) 734-5701
Dover Inn428 N Dupont HwyDover, DE17.5 mi.(302) 674-4011
Howard Johnson Express Inn561 N Dupont HwyDover, DE17.7 mi.(302) 678-8900
Fairfield Inn And Suites655 N Dupont HwyDover, DE17.8 mi.(302) 677-0900
Red Roof Inn652 N Dupont HwyDover, DE17.8 mi.(302) 730-8009
Comfort Inn And Suites20530 Dupont BlvdGeorgetown, DE18.0 mi.(302) 854-9400
Hampton Inn Dover1568 N Dupont HwyDover, DE18.6 mi.(302) 736-3500
Sheraton Hotel1570 N Dupont HwyDover, DE18.6 mi.(302) 678-8500
Comfort Suites Dover1654 N Dupont HwyDover, DE18.7 mi.(302) 736-1204
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1780 N Dupont HwyDover, DE18.7 mi.(302) 678-0600
Best Western225 N Dual HwySeaford, DE19.6 mi.(302) 629-8385
Days Inn420 N Dualy HwySeaford, DE19.6 mi.(302) 629-4300
Holiday Inn Express210 N Dual HwySeaford, DE19.6 mi.(302) 629-2000
Comfort Suites550 N Dual HwySeaford, DE19.8 mi.(302) 628-5400
Hampton Inn799 N Dual HwySeaford, DE19.9 mi.(302) 629-4500
Best Value Inn Georgetown313 N Dupont HwyGeorgetown, DE20.7 mi.(302) 856-7532
Inn At Canal Square122 Market StLewes, DE25.4 mi.(302) 644-3377
New Devon Inn2ND & Market StLewes, DE25.4 mi.(302) 645-5973
Sleep Inn & Suites1595 Hwy OneLewes, DE25.4 mi.(302) 645-6464
Captain's Quarters Motel406 Savannah RdLewes, DE25.5 mi.(302) 645-9800
Twilight Haven Motel1648 S Dupoint BlvdSmyrna, DE26.1 mi.(302) 653-9906
The Tidewater Inn101 E Dover StEaston, MD28.9 mi.(410) 822-1300
Comfort Inn8523 Ocean GtwyEaston, MD29.1 mi.(410) 820-8333
Days Inn7018 Ocean GtwyEaston, MD29.1 mi.(410) 822-4600
Econo Lodge8175 Ocean GtwyEaston, MD29.1 mi.(410) 820-5555
Hampton Inn Easton MD8058 Ocean GtwyEaston, MD29.1 mi.(410) 822-2200
Holiday Inn Express8561 Ocean GtwyEaston, MD29.1 mi.(410) 819-6500
Comfort Inn Rehoboth4439 Hwy OneRehoboth, DE29.5 mi.(302) 226-1515
Quality Inn & Suites3100 Hwy 1Rehoboth, DE29.5 mi.(302) 226-2400
 
Bed & Breakfast
Bishop's House Bed & Breakfast214 Goldsborough StEaston, MD28.8 mi.(410) 820-7290

Harrington Weather & Climate

Central Delaware has a four-season climate that is classified as humid subtropical. Since almost all of the state is part of the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the effects of the ocean moderate the weather. The Atlantic Coastal Plain is flat and not very high, reaching no more than 80 feet above sea level. Summers are warm and sometimes humid, with July being the hottest month of the year. Winters are cold, but not frigid. In fact, the whole state of Delaware has relatively mild winters because the mountains of Pennsylvania protect it from cold northwest winds. Monthly average temperatures range from a high of 85.6 degrees in summer to a low of 23.2 degrees in winter. Precipitation is distributed fairly evenly throughout the state, although the north and southeast receive more precipitation than the central portion of the state. Thunderstorms are common in the summer months. Tornado activity in Central Delaware is less than the national average. Hurricanes rarely make direct his on the state, and plenty of warning is given for these types of storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 42°F 24°F 3.92 in. -
February 44°F 24°F 3.18 in. -
March 53°F 32°F 4.67 in. -
April 63°F 41°F 3.45 in. -
May 72°F 51°F 4.31 in. -
June 81°F 60°F 3.56 in. -
July 85°F 65°F 4.84 in. -
August 83°F 64°F 4.07 in. -
September 77°F 56°F 4.11 in. -
October 67°F 44°F 3.15 in. -
November 56°F 36°F 3.13 in. -
December 46°F 27°F 3.60 in. -

Harrington Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the New Castle County airport (ILG) located about 52 miles north of Harrington in Wilmington, Delaware, the Baltimore Washington International airport (BWI) located approximately 61 miles northwest of Harrington in Baltimore, Maryland, the Atlantic City International airport (ACY) located roughly 64 miles northeast of Harrington in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and finally the Philadelphia International airport (PHL) located around 67 miles northeast of Harrington in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Harrington Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
FunderlandRehoboth BeachDE30.1 mi.
Mariner's LandingWildwoodNJ40.9 mi.
Morey's PiersWildwoodNJ40.9 mi.
Splash Zone Water ParkWildwoodNJ40.9 mi.
Wild Wheels Adventure PierWildwoodNJ40.9 mi.
Baja AmusementsOcean CityMD48.3 mi.
Jolly Roger Amusement ParkOcean CityMD48.3 mi.
Ocean City Pier RidesOcean CityMD48.3 mi.
Trimper's RidesOcean CityMD48.3 mi.
Blue Diamond ParkNew CastleDE51.1 mi.
Gillian's Wonderland PierOcean CityNJ58.8 mi.
PlaylandOcean CityNJ58.8 mi.
Storybook LandEgg Harbor TownshipNJ60.2 mi.
JeepersParkvilleMD60.9 mi.
Storybook LandCardiffNJ62.6 mi.
Six Flags AmericaMitchellvilleMD63.0 mi.
Six Flags AmericaUpper MarlboroMD63.8 mi.
Steel PierAtlantic CityNJ68.7 mi.
Tivoli PierAtlantic CityNJ68.7 mi.
Clementon Amusement ParkClementonNJ69.0 mi.
 
Water Parks
Killens Pond Water ParkFeltonDE5.9 mi.
Morey's Pier Raging WatersWildwoodNJ40.9 mi.
Chesapeake Beach Water ParkChesapeake BeachMD54.4 mi.
Gillian's IslandOcean CityNJ58.8 mi.
Mountain CreekVernonNJ73.2 mi.
Water WorldPhoenixvillePA83.5 mi.
Thundering Surf Water SlideBeach HavenNJ83.6 mi.
Sesame PlaceLanghornePA93.1 mi.
Dorney Park & Whitewater KingdomAllentownPA116.5 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Jonathans LandingMagnoliaDE11.5 mi.
Upland Golf ClubDentonMD13.7 mi.
Rookery Golf ClubMiltonDE17.6 mi.
Woodland Golf ParkSeafordDE19.7 mi.
Midway Par 3 Golf CourseLewesDE25.5 mi.
Easton ClubEastonMD28.8 mi.
Hog Neck Golf CourseEastonMD28.8 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Hidden ValleyVernonNJ73.2 mi.
Vernon Valley Great GorgeVernonNJ73.2 mi.
Hidden Valley SkiHidden ValleyPA82.4 mi.
Doe MountainMacungiePA110.1 mi.
 
State Parks
Killens Pond State ParkDE4.3 mi. 
Martinak State ParkMD15.1 mi. 
Tuckahoe State ParkMD18.9 mi. 
Tuckahoe State ParkMD19.9 mi. 
Beach Plum Island State ParkDE23.2 mi. 
Wye Oak State ParkMD27.3 mi. 
Cape Henlopen State ParkDE28.3 mi. 
Trap Pond State ParkDE28.5 mi. 
Delaware Seashore State ParkDE33.4 mi. 
Holts Landing State ParkDE33.5 mi. 
Holts Landing State ParkDE34.0 mi. 
Holts Landing State ParkDE34.0 mi. 
 
Museums
Nutter D. Marvel Carriage MuseumGeorgetownDE19.0 mi.(History)
Emlen Physick EstateCape MayNJ35.8 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Ward Museum of Wildfowl ArtSalisburyMD38.9 mi.(Art)
DiscoverSea Shipwreck MuseumFenwick IslandDE42.4 mi.(History)
Museum of American GlassMillvilleNJ43.7 mi.(Technology)
Read House and GardensNew CastleDE51.1 mi.(History)
Rockwood MuseumWilmingtonDE56.9 mi.(History)
Winterthur MeseumWilmingtonDE56.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Delaware History CenterWilmingtonDE56.9 mi.(History)
Hagley MuseumWilmingtonDE56.9 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Cape May County Park ZooCape MayNJ35.8 mi.
Salisbury Zoological ParkSalisburyMD38.9 mi.
Brandywine ZooWilmingtonDE56.9 mi.
The Baltimore ZooBaltimoreMD61.3 mi.
National Aquarium in BaltimoreBaltimoreMD61.3 mi.
New Jersey State Aquarium at CamdenCamdenNJ73.4 mi.
Philadelphia Zoological GardenPhiladelphiaPA74.4 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC78.8 mi.
ZOOAMERICA North American Wildlife ParkHersheyPA110.3 mi.


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