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Bear overview

Bear is a budget-friendly place unique for its spas and college atmosphere. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Spend a relaxing day at Longwood Gardens when the weather is nice. Fort Delaware State Park and University of Delaware are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Bear is for you.

Where to stay in Bear

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Bear has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Bear with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Bear hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Bear hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

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
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Fort Delaware State Park
  • • Longwood Gardens

When to visit Bear

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time 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