Delaware: Fly High

Parasailers on Dewey Beach, Delaware; Photograph courtesy Will Vickers, Dewey Beach Parasailing

Parasailers on Dewey Beach, Delaware; Photograph courtesy Will Vickers, Dewey Beach Parasailing

Get a bird’s-eye view as you parasail hundreds of feet over the ocean.

What Is It? A thrilling experience where up to three people attached to a parachute fastened to a motorboat soar high in the air while the boat cruises along the ocean below.

Why Do It? This bucket list item is the most scenic, tranquil way to experience the Delaware coast. Plus, the adrenaline rush you get from soaring with the seagulls—and from getting dipped in the water (optional)—will spice up any beach vacation.

Make It Happen: Contact Dewey Beach Parasailing—they’ve got two locations, a perfect safety record, and professional staff who’ll get you flying high.

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50 Best Summer Weekend Adventures: Great adventures are all around us—and summer is the ideal time to seek them. To give you some ideas and inspiration, every weekday we will be sharing a different U.S. summer weekend adventure, state-by-state from A to Z. We invite you to share your favorite summer weekend adventures in the comments section below when your favorite state is featured. Report back after the weekend to tell us about the outdoor adventures you had.