1 day in Delaware Itinerary

1 day in Delaware Itinerary

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1 day in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Train:  1​h 15​min
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Wilmington
— 1 day
Train:  1​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then steep yourself in history at Nemours Mansion & Gardens.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wilmington driving holiday planning website .

Washington DC to Wilmington is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Wilmington when traveling from Washington DC in April, with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate

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