2 days in Delaware Itinerary

2 days in Delaware Itinerary

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2 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: New York City
train:  2​h
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lewes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll around Glasgow Park, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilmington tour planner.

New York City to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Wilmington when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Glasgow Park
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library

1
night
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth, then take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lewes day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Lewes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rehoboth Beach
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach

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