3 days in Delaware Itinerary

3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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3 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
bus:  2​h
1
Rehoboth Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Wilmington
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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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 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Air Mobility Command Museum and then bet on a winner at Dover Downs Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth, then take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Cape Henlopen State Park.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rehoboth Beach road trip website .

Washington DC to Rehoboth Beach is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive. In September, daytime highs in Rehoboth Beach are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Wilmington.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Dover, Cape Henlopen State Park
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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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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 7th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, then steep yourself in history at Old Library Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Nemours Estate.

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

Traveling by car from Rehoboth Beach to Wilmington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Old Library Museum, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate

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