4 days in Delaware Itinerary

4 days in Delaware Itinerary

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4 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h
1
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Dewey Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): browse the different shops at Christiana Mall, get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Nemours Estate, snap pictures at Wooddale Covered Bridge, and then try to win big at Dover Downs Casino.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wilmington online trip itinerary planner .

Newark to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In November, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dewey Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Dover Downs Casino, Christiana Mall, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©

2
nights
Dewey Beach

Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach is an incorporated coastal town in eastern Sussex County, Delaware, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, then examine the collection at Air Mobility Command Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Beach Time Distilling, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dewey Beach planning website .

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Dewey Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Dewey Beach are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dewey Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Air Mobility Command Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach

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