5 days in Delaware Itinerary

5 days in Delaware Itinerary

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5 days in Delaware Itinerary

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

2
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. For shopping fun, head to Atlantic City Boardwalk or Edie Bees Confection Shop. Visit Lewes Beach and Rehoboth Beach Public Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Lewes: World War II Lookout Tower (in Cape May), Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City) and Greek Temple Monument World War I Memorial (in Atlantic City). It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park and get to know the fascinating history of Fort Miles Historic Area at Cape Henlopen State Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lewes planning site .

Newark to Lewes is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In July in Lewes, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wilmington.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, World War II Lookout Tower, Lucy the Elephant
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach

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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, then do a tasting at Chaddsford Winery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nemours Estate. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Brandywine River Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Wilmington vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Lewes to Wilmington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Wilmington sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Chadds Ford, Longwood Gardens, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Harrah's Philadelphia ©
Harrah's Philadelphia

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