5 days in Delaware Itinerary

5 days in Delaware Itinerary

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5 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
train:  1​h 15​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Dewey Beach
— 3 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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Ashland Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at Coverdale Farm, and then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, try to win big at Dover Downs Casino, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Immanuel Episcopal Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Wilmington trip app .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Dewey Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Immanuel Episcopal Church, Ashland Nature Center, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Dover Downs Casino
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Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Immanuel Episcopal Church ©
Immanuel Episcopal Church

3
nights
Dewey Beach

Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach is an incorporated coastal town in eastern Sussex County, Delaware, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Cape Henlopen State Park and Rehoboth Beach Public Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dewey Beach and Lewes Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Bethany Beach, identify plant and animal life at James Farm Ecological Preserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and sample the tasty concoctions at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dewey Beach route maker .

You can drive from Wilmington to Dewey Beach in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Dewey Beach sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dewey Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Lewes, Milton, Bethany Beach, James Farm Ecological Preserve
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Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach

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