3 days in Delaware Itinerary

3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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

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 9th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Delaware Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nemours Estate.

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Mount Holly to Wilmington is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Delaware Art Museum ©
Delaware Art Museum

2
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Air Mobility Command Museum, kick back and relax at Bethany Beach, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Rehoboth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, and finally look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth.

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Drive from Wilmington to Lewes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lewes are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, 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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