5 days in Delaware Itinerary

5 days in Delaware Itinerary

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5 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train:  30​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Rehoboth Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

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 12th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then contemplate the long history of Nemours Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: bet on your favorite at Dover International Speedway, then try your luck at Dover Downs Casino, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Christiana Mall.

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Philadelphia to Wilmington is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Wilmington sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
When in Rehoboth Beach, make a side trip to see Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bethany Beach.

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You can drive from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rehoboth Beach can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lewes, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach
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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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