7 days in Delaware Itinerary

7 days in Delaware Itinerary

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7 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Lewes
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Fenwick Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
3
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Explore hidden gems such as Escape Rehoboth and Indian River Inlet Bridge. Take a break from Lewes with a short trip to Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, look for gifts at Browseabout Books, stroll through Dewey Beach, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lewes attractions planner .

Newark to Lewes is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Lewes can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Lewes

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Indian River Inlet Bridge, Dewey Beach, Air Mobility Command Museum
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Escape Rehoboth ©
Escape Rehoboth
Zwaanendael Museum ©
Zwaanendael Museum
Indian River Inlet Bridge ©
Indian River Inlet Bridge

2
nights
Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stroll through Bethany Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Bethany Beach, and then get your game on at Nick's Golf Down Under. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Fenwick Island Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, then go for a stroll along the water at Shark's Cove Marina, and finally look for gifts at The Seaside Country Store.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fenwick Island trip itinerary website .

Drive from Lewes to Fenwick Island in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bethany Beach
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DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum ©
DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum
Shark's Cove Marina ©
Shark's Cove Marina
Seaside Country Store ©
Seaside Country Store

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 7th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate, take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and finally contemplate the long history of Wooddale Covered Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Wilmington trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fenwick Island to Wilmington. In July, daytime highs in Wilmington are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©

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