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Bear overview

Bear is a budget-friendly place distinct for its parks and sports, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll find a wide variety of coffee and bar choices. Spend a relaxing day at Longwood Gardens when the weather is nice. University of Delaware and Fort Delaware State Park 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, Bear has accommodations to fit every need. There are 90 hotels in the Bear area, some with discounts of up to 20%.
  • • 23 2-star hotels with an average price of $53 per night
  • • 50 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 13 4-star hotels with an average price of $109 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 12148 user reviews of Bear hotels: Best Western Plus Newark/Christiana Inn

How to get to Bear

Fly in to Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), 31.1 mi (50.1 km) from downtown Bear.

What to see around Bear

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Bob Carpenter Center
  • • Fred Rust Ice Arena
  • • Pond Ice Arena
  • • Daniel S. Frawley Stadium
  • • Elk Neck State Park
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Brandywine Zoo
  • • Plumpton Park Zoo
It's well known for its parks and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Glendale Park
  • • Lums Pond State Park
  • • Kirkwood Soccer Complex
  • • White Chapel Park
  • • Kells Park
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Christiana Mall
  • • Omega Shops Shopping Center
  • • Newark Shopping Center
  • • Liberty Plaza Shopping Center
  • • Meadowood Shopping Center
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: 9.6 inches
  • • April-June: 11.3 inches
  • • July-September: 12.2 inches
  • • October-December: 10.0 inches