Considering a Move to Georgetown for a Contract Aviation Job?

New to Georgetown?

Ever consider a contract job in Georgetown, DE? Located in Sussex County Delaware lays Georgetown. A historic town located only 15 miles away from the coast. This city offers a scenic downtown with local businesses and restaurants, outdoor activities, and affordable living close to the beach. If you have considered a contract job on the east coast, consider Delaware and read more about what Georgetown offers.

Weather in Georgetown

Georgetown has extremes of all seasons. During the summer months the weather is hot with temperatures averaging 85℉. The winter months are often cold, windy, and wet averaging around 35℉. During winter months you are likely to see a rain snow mix followed by plenty of sunny days.


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Cost of Living in Georgetown

With a population of roughly 7,200 people, Georgetown is a rather small town offering reasonably affordable housing costs. Renting a one-bedroom apartment will run about $1,000 a month with an average commute of approximately 20 minutes.

Dining in Middletown

While Georgetown may be small that does not mean they are lacking in places to dine. One of the must go to places is The Counting House located in the historic Brick Hotel. They are serving up lunch and diner Monday-Saturday and offer dishes like shrimp and grits, crab cakes and rockfish. Their menu also changes seasonally so be sure to check back often.

Another must go to place is Fat Daddy's BBQ, located on Rt 9 this BBQ joint is a local favorite. This downhome restaurant is decked out with simplistic décor and checkered tablecloths, while it may look unassuming their pulled pork is mouthwatering and their ribs are something to talk about. They also offer wings and delicious sides like mac n cheese, coleslaw, and macaroni salad. You will not regret stopping in here.

What to Do in Georgetown

If you are looking for something fun to do while in Georgetown check out Marvel Carriage Museum. There are two large barns that house dozens of historic horse-drawn carriages, as well as other buildings on the property that you can tour that put you back into the 1800's when you walk inside. When you are done learning about carriages head over to Midway Speed Park in Rehoboth. Here you can get behind a go kart and race your friends on one of five tracks or try out your hand at mini-golf or bumper boats. Or head over to the Rehoboth Beach Board Walk and stroll along the beach, be sure to grab fresh fries from Trashers.

Delaware is knocking it out of the park when it comes to craft breweries, one of the biggest well-known breweries is Dogfish that is located in Milton. They also have a restaurant located in Rehoboth Beach. Another brewery close by is Mispillion River Brewing, they also host events like Meatball-Con and Cornhole tournaments. There are plenty of tours that will take you to all the major stops along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.

Where to Stay

With multiple hotel options in the area it can be a bit overwhelming to find one, Quality Inn & Suites located conveniently off of Route 13 is a good option. This hotel offers free Wi-Fi and breakfast and on-site laundry. They also have a seasonal outdoor pool and is conveniently located to restaurants and shops.

If you are traveling with an RV or camper there are multiple options in the Georgetown area, Homestead Campground is long term stay friendly. They offer sites with full hook up, laundry services, pools, free Wi-Fi, and a fishing pond.

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