3 days in Delaware Itinerary

3 days in Delaware Itinerary

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3 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: New York City
Train:  2 h
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Lewes
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: New York City

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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Delaware Children's Museum.

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

New York City to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Wilmington dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Delaware Children's Museum ©
Delaware Children's Museum
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library

2
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. On the 24th (Sat), stroll through Cape Henlopen State Park, stroll through Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, and finally stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: partake in some friendly competition at Escape Rehoboth, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dewey Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bethany Beach.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lewes road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Lewes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Lewes sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach

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