6 days in Delaware Itinerary

6 days in Delaware Itinerary

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6 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Boston
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lewes
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Fenwick Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Boston

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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and then identify plant and animal life at Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, then identify plant and animal life at Coverdale Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Ashland Nature Center.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wilmington travel route planner .

Boston to Wilmington is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Wilmington are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Ashland Nature Center, Coverdale Farm
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Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge ©
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©

3
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Relax by the water at Cape Henlopen State Park and Rehoboth Beach Public Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dewey Beach and James Farm Ecological Preserve. When in Lewes, make a side trip to see Bethany Beach Nature Center in Bethany Beach, approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Lewes Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, sample the tasty concoctions at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Delaware Seashore State Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lewes trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Lewes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach Nature Center, James Farm Ecological Preserve, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
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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
Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. On the 27th (Sat), stroll through Bethany Beach Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bethany Beach, and then stop by The Seaside Country Store.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Fenwick Island using our trip planner.

Drive from Lewes to Fenwick Island in an hour. July in Fenwick Island sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bethany Beach
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Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach
Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
Seaside Country Store ©
Seaside Country Store

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