Wilmington DE Tax-Free Shopping Getaway

couple looking at custom built homeDelaware is one of just five states offering tax-free shopping, along with Alaska, New Hampshire, Montana and Oregon. That means shoppers visiting from nearby Pennsylvania and Maryland can save 6% on all purchases. For New Yorkers just 2.5 hours away in Manhattan, the savings is even greater – close to 9%! That percentage can really add up if you’re shopping for big ticket items like electronics, appliances, cars, or jewelry.

Wilmington, Delaware is the perfect destination for a getaway, with its close proximity to many of the state’s best shopping centers – and an even better destination if you’re looking to buy a move-in ready home, such as the Delaware condos and townhomes at master-planned community Darley Green.

Top 3 places to shop in Wilmington, DE:

1. Christiana Mall

There is no better place for upscale shopping in the state! The Apple Store at Christiana Mall sells the most iPhones nationwide. Macy’s, Cabela’s, Target, Barnes & Noble, JC Penney, and Nordstrom are the anchor shops, but other attractions include: the Microsoft store, Victoria’s Secret, Armani, Chicco, Anthropology, Williams-Sonoma, Lucky Jeans, Wilsons Leather, Urban Outfitters, Swarovski, and over 150 more. Nearby dining includes The Cheesecake Factory, JB Dawson’s, California Pizza Kitchen, and Brio’s Tuscan Grille. There’s a children’s play area and a Cinemax movie theater for entertainment the whole family can enjoy. Just hop off exit 4A from I-95.

2. Concord Mall

Concord Mall’s 90+ shops are anchored by Macy’s, Boscov’s, Barnes & Noble, Ulta and Sears. You’ll also find H&M, Best Buy, Bath & Body Works, Eastern Mountain Sports, skate shops, shoe stores, beauty shops, T-Mobile, AT&T, and more. The shopping center is easily accessible from Route 202 from Chester County or I-495 from Philadelphia and tends to be less crowded compared to the Christiana Mall.

3. Brandywine Valley boutiques

Several small towns dotting the Brandywine Valley offer the specialty boutique shopping that some travelers prefer. Find handmade gifts, high-end fashion, antiques, vintage apparel, fine wines, and unique crafts to buy along the main streets of Centreville, Delaware City, Greenville, Hockessin, Newark, and New Castle. Don’t miss the flea market and Farmer’s Market in historic New Castle!

Move-in ready Delaware condos and townhomes at Darley Green

Montchanin Builders’ Darley Green neighborhood is conveniently located in the Claymont District near Wilmington, Delaware. Our new condos and townhomes offer luxury features like breakfast bars, stainless steel appliances, crown molding, hardwood floors, and spa bathrooms at a price you can afford.

While you’re perusing the tax-free shops of Wilmington, you can also stop in for a tour of our move-in ready homes. We don’t need to use high-pressure sales tactics because these stunning homes truly sell themselves.

Contact our sales manager at 302-655-2600 to arrange your tour ahead of time or simply stop in to our information center located at 359 Lenape Way in Claymont, DE 19703.