We're sharing some fun ways to beat the heat.

Whether you're here to grab a cold one with friends, take the kids for a swim, or just simply passing through. Check out how we're cooling down this summer in #thisisdelco


Manchester Whitewater Park kayaks


Take a Splash at the Manchester Whitewater Park

Cool down by surfing or riding the waves at the largest Whitewater Park in the Midwest! The park has something for all ages, and 6 water features for those feeling extra adventurous! Kayaks & canoes can be rented from Avis Kayak Rental or purchase tubes from Palmer Hardware in downtown Manchester. Continue your adventures for the day and take advantage of the showers and restrooms located at the Riverfront Park shelter.


Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream









Scream for Ice Cream!

Treat yourself to a sweet treat this summer with some Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream! Where can you find it?

Woods Edge Golf Course in Edgewood. 

Joe's Pizza in Manchester.

Hill Country Convenience Store in Colesburg. 


Aerial view of homes by the river




Just keep swimming!

Dive into one of the many pools, or lakes in Delaware County! There are pools in Manchester, Colesburg, Edgewood, Earlville, & Hopkinton! If you're more into the lake & beach life, head on out to Lake Delhi, Backbone Lake, or swim in the Maquoketa River! 


Beer taps





Cheers to a Cold One

What better way to cool down than enjoying a cold one with friends?! Well, you're in luck in Delaware County, because there's all of that and more! Indulge in a margarita at Fiesta Cancun, have a cold beer and appetizers on the patio at Marshall's Public House, or if you're into craft beer and prefer a homemade brew check out Franklin Street Brewery.

Check out a full list here!


Shopping jeans

Shop til ya Drop

After a long day of catchy rays, you'll need a little AC. We have over 45+ shopping destinations for you to cool down at! With everything from boutiques, consignment & home decor, to hardware, gifts & shoes, you're bound to find something to take home with you (while enjoying the cool air)!



How do you cool down in the heat of summer?

Let us know in the comments!