33 days in Delaware Itinerary

33 days in Delaware Itinerary

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33 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Rehoboth Beach
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Dover
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Wilmington
— 12 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
4
Fenwick Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  35​h
End: Queenstown

8
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Take a break from the city and head to Rehoboth Beach Public Beach and Delaware Seashore State Park. Go for a jaunt from Rehoboth Beach to Slaughter Beach to see Slaughter Beach about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, indulge your taste buds at Eating Rehoboth, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bethany Beach Boardwalk, and get in on the family fun at Jungle Jim's.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rehoboth Beach attractions planner .

Queenstown, New Zealand to Rehoboth Beach is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 17 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dover.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lewes, Bethany Beach, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Dewey Beach Parasail, Slaughter Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk

7
nights
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is the capital and second-largest city in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge and Dover Par 3 & Driving Range. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum, join the crowd at Dover International Speedway, stroll around First State Heritage Park, and browse the collection at Delaware Public Archives.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dover day trip planning website .

Drive from Rehoboth Beach to Dover in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Killens Pond State Park, Fifer Orchards - Farm, Country Store and CSA, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Harvest Ridge Winery
Highlights from your plan
Killens Pond State Park ©
Killens Pond State Park
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dover Par 3 & Driving Range ©
Dover Par 3 & Driving Range

12
nights
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. Escape the urban bustle at Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course and Brandywine Creek State Park. Explore Wilmington's surroundings by going to Lums Pond State Park (in Bear), Va La Vineyards (in Avondale) and Cohanzick Zoo (in Bridgeton). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, let little ones run wild at Can Do Playground, and admire the majestic nature at White Clay Creek State Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wilmington trip website .

Getting from Dover to Wilmington by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Castle, Newark, Bear, Ashland Nature Center, Penns Woods Winery
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
White Clay Creek State Park ©
White Clay Creek State Park
Lums Pond State Park ©
Lums Pond State Park

3
nights
Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. Take a break from the city and head to Fenwick Island State Park and Shark's Cove Marina. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, stop by The Seaside Country Store, enjoy the sea views from Fenwick Island Lighthouse, and get in on the family fun at Viking Amusements and Thunder Lagoon Waterpark.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fenwick Island trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wilmington to Fenwick Island. In July in Fenwick Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fenwick Island State Park ©
Fenwick Island State Park
Shark's Cove Marina ©
Shark's Cove Marina
DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum ©
DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum