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
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lewes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
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 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Dutch House Museum and Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nemours Estate. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, then browse the different shops at Christiana Mall, then browse the exhibits of Old Library Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Wilmington Riverwalk.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wilmington itinerary builder tool .

Newark to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Wilmington are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

New Castle, Christiana Mall, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate

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Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, then stroll through Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and then revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lewes online route maker .

Drive from Wilmington to Lewes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lewes can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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