3 days in Delaware Itinerary

3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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3 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train:  30​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lewes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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 18th (Sat), take a stroll through Wilmington Riverwalk, then buy something for everyone on your list at Christiana Mall, then buy something for everyone on your list at Limestone Therapeutic Massage, and finally get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wilmington travel itinerary planner .

Philadelphia to Wilmington is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Shopping Trails Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Christiana Mall
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Christiana Mall ©
Christiana Mall
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Limestone Therapeutic Massage ©
Limestone Therapeutic Massage

2
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Henlopen State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dewey Beach, and then revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach. On the next day, look for gifts at Harris teeter, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bethany Beach, then learn about winemaking at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, and finally stroll through Rehoboth Beach Public Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lewes attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Lewes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Harris teeter, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach

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