3 days in Delaware Itinerary

3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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3 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Wilmington
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Rehoboth Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Newark

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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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dutch House Museum and Gardens, 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, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Wilmington online trip planner .

Newark to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dutch House Museum and Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Dutch House Museum and Gardens ©
Dutch House Museum and Gardens

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Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Henlopen State Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Rehoboth. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then sample the fine beverages at Beach Time Distilling, and finally kick back and relax at Bethany Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rehoboth Beach trip planning site .

Drive from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rehoboth Beach can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lewes, Air Mobility Command Museum, Bethany Beach
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Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Escape Rehoboth ©
Escape Rehoboth

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