Hotels in Bear, Delaware

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Bear overview

Bear is a family-friendly place known for its shops. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Bear might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Fort Delaware State Park. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Lums Pond State Park.

Where to stay in Bear

A city welcoming to all, Bear offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. You can shop as many as 183 deals for Bear accommodations on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 25%. We have room prices starting at 40 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Bear as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 15 4-star hotels from 117 USD per night
  • • 57 3-star hotels from 76 USD per night
  • • 18 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Bear

Fly in to Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), 31.8 mi (51.1 km) from downtown Bear.

What to see around Bear

Fun activities like soccer and pampering at the spa are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • New Castle 100 Archers
  • • Elkton Indoor Tennis
  • • Vince's Sports Center
  • • Bob Carpenter Center
  • • Fred Rust Ice Arena
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Brandywine Zoo
  • • Plumpton Park Zoo
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Castle Mall
  • • Brookside Shopping Center
  • • University Office Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Community Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Christiana Mall
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • University of Delaware
  • • Delaware State University Wilmington
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Fort Delaware State Park (7.1 mi/11.4 km from the city center)
  • • Glendale Park (3.3 mi/5.3 km from the city center)
  • • Kirkwood Soccer Complex (5.6 mi/8.9 km from the city center)
  • • Chespeake & Delaware Branch Canal (5.9 mi/9.5 km from the city center)
  • • Bob Carpenter Center (6.1 mi/9.7 km from the city center)

When to visit Bear

If you're beginning to plan your holiday, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 24°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 38°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 52°F night
  • • October-December: 72°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.72 inches
  • • April-June: 11.34 inches
  • • July-September: 12.17 inches
  • • October-December: 10.00 inches