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
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Fenwick Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Bethany Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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. On the 24th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Immanuel Episcopal Church, get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Coverdale Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ashland Nature Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wilmington travel itinerary planner.

Newark to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In May, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Immanuel Episcopal Church, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Coverdale Farm, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Ashland Nature Center
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Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge ©
Immanuel Episcopal Church ©
Immanuel Episcopal Church

2
nights
Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. On the 26th (Sun), kick back and relax at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, then take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, and finally kick back and relax at Dewey Beach. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Delaware Seashore State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Miles Historic Area at Cape Henlopen State Park, kick back and relax at Lewes Beach, then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Rehoboth, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Fenwick Boardwalk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fenwick Island driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wilmington to Fenwick Island. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Bethany Beach.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, 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

1
night
Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach is an incorporated town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. On the 28th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at James Farm Ecological Preserve, identify plant and animal life at Bethany Beach Nature Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Bethany Beach, then stop by Bethany Beach Books, and finally trek along Bethany Beach Boardwalk.

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Bethany Beach is just a short distance from Fenwick Island. May in Bethany Beach sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bethany Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

James Farm Ecological Preserve
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Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach
Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
James Farm Ecological Preserve ©
James Farm Ecological Preserve

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