3 days in Delaware Itinerary

3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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3 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lewes
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

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 17th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate, get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and finally snap pictures at Wooddale Covered Bridge.

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Phoenix to Wilmington is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Wilmington due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in June, you will find days in Wilmington are colder (82°F), and nights are a bit cooler (63°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth, enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park.

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You can drive from Wilmington to Lewes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lewes are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Rehoboth Beach
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth ©

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