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 18th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Christiana Mall, then explore and take pictures at Nemours Estate, and then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilmington journey planner .

Washington DC to Wilmington is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Christiana Mall
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Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Christiana Mall ©
Christiana Mall
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©

1
night
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach, admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, and then kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach.

Before you visit Rehoboth Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May in Rehoboth Beach, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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