5 days in Delaware Itinerary

5 days in Delaware Itinerary

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5 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Rehoboth Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
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. Get in touch with nature at Wilmington Riverwalk and Brandywine Zoo. Nemours Mansion & Gardens and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, explore the galleries of Dutch House Museum and Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at Christiana Mall, and relax and rejuvenate at Limestone Therapeutic Massage.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wilmington sightseeing planner .

Newark to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Wilmington are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

New Castle, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Christiana Mall, Fort Delaware State Park
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Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate

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nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum, admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, and then get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Rehoboth Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Rehoboth Art League, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, and then kick back and relax at Bethany Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rehoboth Beach online attractions planner .

Drive from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Rehoboth Beach, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Henlopen State Park, Bethany Beach, Air Mobility Command Museum
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Air Mobility Command Museum ©
Air Mobility Command Museum
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach

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