2 days in Delaware Itinerary

2 days in Delaware Itinerary

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2 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
train:  1​h 15​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Rehoboth Beach
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
End: Washington DC

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. On the 8th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Nemours Mansion & Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilmington trip planner.

Washington DC to Wilmington is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Wilmington, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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

1
night
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Henlopen State Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rehoboth Beach trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cape Henlopen State Park
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach ©
Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach

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