Family-friendly, educational day trips in Delaware

This article originally appeared in the Hockessin Community News (August 2010)

If you are like most, you are still feeling the unpleasant pinch of the economy. And this summer, many families are downsizing their traditional summer vacations into weekend getaways or even day trips.

But, just because your trip is only one day doesn’t mean it can’t be memorable. Here are my top picks for affordable, family day trips that mix a little learning in with the fun. Shhh! The kids will never know!

Delaware Natural History Museum

Since it opened its’ doors in 1972, The Delaware Museum of Natural …