Paradise has been found, in the form of a quaint little Victorian shipbuilding village called Milton, just minutes from the beautiful resort towns of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach on Delaware's Eastern Shore. With a population of only 1,657, Milton is a thriving community of small businesses and lovingly restored historic homes. Centered at the head of the Broadkill River which feeds into the Delaware Bay, it is a pleasant tourist destination. Enjoying relatively mild weather year-round, Milton is host to a number of delightful events of interest to both the young and old alike, including annual tournaments, river races, parades and historic house tours!
The people of Milton, Delaware are committed to preserving its unique heritage and wildlife resources while planning for the future. Milton is a friendly, safe, clean and beautiful town, attractive to families, senior citizens, children and visitors. Many from nearby metropolitan areas call Milton their second home near the sea shore, where property values are increasing but are still affordable. Its rural setting and leisurely pace help you relax, and its small inns, restaurants and shops make sure your stay is enjoyable whether your interest is sunning at the beaches, fishing or canoeing its local waterways, antique hunting or simply enjoying the quietude of small town America.