4 days in Delaware Itinerary

4 days in Delaware Itinerary

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4 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
train:  1​h 15​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lewes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

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. On the 20th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and then steep yourself in history at Nemours Estate. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Wilmington Riverwalk, then browse the different shops at Christiana Mall, then browse the different shops at Limestone Therapeutic Massage, and finally take in the views from Wooddale Covered Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wilmington trip itinerary planner .

Washington DC to Wilmington is an approximately 1.5-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 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. On the 22nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park. On your second day here, stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth, kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dewey Beach, and finally revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach.

For photos and other tourist information, use the Lewes day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Lewes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lewes can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Air Mobility Command Museum, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Dewey Beach
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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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