Travel Delaware’s ‘Tubman Underground Railroad Byway’- Click here to learn more about it
The ‘Byway Bucks’ Program invites Delawareans and tourists, alike, to discover Delaware’s ‘Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway’ – a unique roadway route bringing history to life and marking today’s Byway communities as accessible, fascinating and fun travel destinations. Travelers can re-trace Harriet Tubman’s perilous Civil-war-era journey through the First State, ferrying fugitive slaves to freedom in the North. And, now, thanks to the ‘Byway Bucks’ Program, the ‘Tubman Byway’ maps out a whole new journey along its route – a discounted shopping, dining and leisure trail cutting through the heart of some of Delaware’s most character-filled towns and drawing folks with varied interests to learn about the Underground Railroad. In the shadow of some of the First State’s most important pre-Civil-War era historic sites and alongside some of its most historically evocative and scenic vistas, ‘Tubman Byway’ travelers can redeem ‘Byway Bucks’ – paper-currency-style vouchers featuring Harriet Tubman’s likeness – for a virtual grab bag of special offers at a variety of tax-free Delaware shops, businesses, and attractions.