17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Aldie
Drive:  3​h
1
Ocean View
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Bethany Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Fenwick Island
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Rehoboth Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Lewes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Dover
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
New Castle
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Newark
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Middletown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Aldie

1
night
Ocean View

Ocean View ©
Ocean View is a town in Sussex County, Delaware, in the United States. You've now added Oceanova Spa to your itinerary. On the 15th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at James Farm Ecological Preserve, indulge in some personalized pampering at Oceanova Spa, and then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery One.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Ocean View sightseeing planning app .

Aldie to Ocean View is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Aldie in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Ocean View: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 65°F at night. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bethany Beach.

Things to do in Ocean View

Spas Parks Wildlife
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James Farm Ecological Preserve ©
James Farm Ecological Preserve
Gallery One ©
Gallery One

1
night
Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach is an incorporated town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Captain Jack's Pirate Golf, Bethany Bike Shop and Bear Trap Dunes. On the 7th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Bethany Beach, head outdoors with Bethany Bike Shop, look for gifts at Bethany Beach Books, hike along Bethany Beach Boardwalk, then browse the collection at South Coastal Library, and finally tee off at Captain Jack's Pirate Golf.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bethany Beach route planner.

Bethany Beach is very close to Ocean View. July in Bethany Beach sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 70°F at night. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Bethany Beach

Outdoors Parks Golf
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Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach
South Coastal Library ©
South Coastal Library

1
night
Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Action Watercraft. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Candy Kitchen, take a leisurely stroll along Fenwick Boardwalk, get in on the family fun at Viking Amusements and Thunder Lagoon Waterpark, then steep yourself in history at Transpeninsular Marker, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Fenwick Island Lighthouse.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fenwick Island day trip planner.

Fenwick Island is just a short distance from Bethany Beach. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at Delaware Seashore State Park
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rehoboth Beach trip itinerary builder website .

Rehoboth Beach is very close to Fenwick Island. In July, daily temperatures in Rehoboth Beach can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. You will leave for Lewes on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lewes
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Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Delaware Seashore State Park ©
Delaware Seashore State Park

2
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lightship Overfalls as well as Lewes Historical Society. On the 11th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lewes Beach, steep yourself in history at Lewes Historical Society, examine the collection at Lightship Overfalls, find something for the whole family at Jungle Jim's, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Miles Historic Area at Cape Henlopen State Park, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Junction and Breakwater Trail. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Gordons Pond.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lewes day trip planning app .

Lewes is very close to Rehoboth Beach. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Dover.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Rehoboth Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Jungle Jim's ©
Jungle Jim's
Clear Space Theatre ©
Clear Space Theatre

2
nights
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is the capital and second-largest city in the U.S. You've added Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, Johnson Victrola Museum, Old State House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get lost in a book at Delaware Public Archives, stroll around First State Heritage Park, and then get a sense of history and politics at Old State House. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Biggs Museum of American Art, get a new perspective on nature at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, then see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of John Dickinson Plantation.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dover visit website .

Getting from Lewes to Dover by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dover are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to New Castle.

Things to do in Dover

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Air Mobility Command Museum ©
Air Mobility Command Museum
John Dickinson Plantation ©
John Dickinson Plantation
Johnson Victrola Museum ©
Johnson Victrola Museum

2
nights
New Castle

New Castle ©
New Castle is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, six miles (10 km) south of Wilmington, situated on the Delaware River. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes New Castle Visitor Center at The Arsenal, New Castle Farmer's Market and Amstel House Museum and Gardens. On the 15th (Wed), get all the information you need at New Castle Visitor Center at The Arsenal, then contemplate the long history of Read House and Gardens, and then get in on the family fun at Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the long history of New Castle Court House, take an in-depth tour of Dutch House Museum and Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Amstel House Museum and Gardens, then stroll around Battery Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immanuel Episcopal Church.

Discover how to plan a New Castle trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Dover to New Castle in an hour. July in New Castle sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Wilmington.

Things to do in New Castle

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
New Castle Court House ©
New Castle Court House
Battery Park ©
Battery Park

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nights
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. You've added Wilmington and Western Railroad, Delaware Art Museum, Grand Opera House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Delaware Art Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Bellevue State Park, then have fun at Frawley Stadium, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Grand Opera House. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Dutch Country Farmers Market, admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate, then take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, then get interesting insight from Wilmington and Western Railroad, and finally wander the streets of Wilmington Riverwalk.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Wilmington itinerary planning app .

Wilmington is very close to New Castle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newark.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Dutch Country Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Frawley Stadium ©
Frawley Stadium

1
night
Newark

Newark ©
Newark is a city in New Castle County, Delaware, 12mi west-southwest of Wilmington. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fred Rust Ice Arena as well as Delaware Welcome Center. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get all the information you need at Delaware Welcome Center, explore the activities along Newark Reservoir, then enjoy some diversion at Fred Rust Ice Arena, then immerse yourself in nature at White Clay Creek State Park, and finally find something for the whole family at Frightland.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Newark trip planning tool .

Newark is just a stone's throw from Wilmington. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Middletown.

Things to do in Newark

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Frightland
Highlights from your plan
White Clay Creek State Park ©
White Clay Creek State Park
Christiana Mall ©
Christiana Mall
Newark Reservoir ©
Newark Reservoir

2
nights
Middletown

Middletown ©
Middletown is a town in New Castle County, Delaware, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coleman's Christmas Tree Farm. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): walk around Levels Road Dog Park and then relax in the rural setting at Filasky's Produce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Brandywine Creek State Park, then experience rural life at Coleman's Christmas Tree Farm, then identify plant and animal life at Silver Lake Park, and finally walk around Charles E. Price Memorial Park.

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You can drive from Newark to Middletown in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Middletown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Brandywine Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Charles E. Price Memorial Park ©
Charles E. Price Memorial Park
Brandywine Creek State Park ©
Brandywine Creek State Park
Filasky's Produce ©
Filasky's Produce

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