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 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Rockwood Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wilmington sightseeing planner .

New York City to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Winterthur Museum, Garden & 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 11th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, then kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lewes day trip planner .

Drive from Wilmington to Lewes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lewes are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery ©
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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