3 days in Delaware Itinerary

3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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3 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lewes
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Newark

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 30th (Fri), stroll around Glasgow Park, then take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, and then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Wilmington route planner .

Newark to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): examine the collection at Air Mobility Command Museum, then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Rehoboth, and then stroll through Cape Henlopen State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bethany Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lewes trip planner .

You can drive from Wilmington to Lewes in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Lewes, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, Air Mobility Command Museum, Bethany 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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