The Dutch were the first settlers to Sussex County Delaware calling the colony Zwaanendael
(Valley of the Swans) and established a trading post in 1631. Today the county has many resorts along
the beaches and small towns and it has a strong agricultural industry.
Sussex County has so much to offer the tourist such as beaches, bicycling, canoeing, boating and fishing,
or a walk on its beaches. This county is part of the
Atlantic Flyway so it has many variety of birds
to watch. There are many museums with maritime and american history, the art galleries and wineries.
Make sure you see the annual Nanticoke Indian Pow Wow that draws native Indians from all around.