6 days in Delaware Itinerary

6 days in Delaware Itinerary

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6 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
train:  1​h 15​min
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Bethany Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Rehoboth Beach
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
End: Washington DC

1
day
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 18th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Brandywine River Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nemours Estate.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wilmington travel route planning tool .

Washington DC to Wilmington is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Wilmington when traveling from Washington DC in June, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Bethany Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Brandywine River Museum of Art
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate

2
nights
Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach is an incorporated town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. On the 19th (Wed), kick back and relax at Bethany Beach, then trek along Bethany Beach Boardwalk, then learn about winemaking at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, and finally shop like a local with Gallery One. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Indian River Inlet Bridge, then learn about winemaking at Costa Ventosa Vineyard & Winery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Trap Pond State Park.

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Traveling by car from Wilmington to Bethany Beach takes 2 hours. In June in Bethany Beach, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Bethany Beach

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Trap Pond State Park, Costa Ventosa Vineyard & Winery, Gallery One, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery
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Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach
Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
Gallery One ©
Gallery One

3
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Midway Speedway Park, Rehoboth Beach Museum and Delaware Seashore State Park. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rehoboth Beach Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Delaware Seashore State Park, get in on the family fun at Midway Speedway Park, then admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Rehoboth, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach. On the next day, get great views at World War II Lookout Tower, steep yourself in history at Historic Cold Spring Village, then visit a coastal fixture at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lucy the Elephant.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rehoboth Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus back home.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape May, Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, Air Mobility Command Museum, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lucy the Elephant
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Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Air Mobility Command Museum ©
Air Mobility Command Museum
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park

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