7 days in Delaware Itinerary

7 days in Delaware Itinerary

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7 days in Delaware Itinerary

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

4
nights
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Venture out of the city with trips to Dover (Air Mobility Command Museum & Dover Downs Casino). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cape Henlopen State Park, test your team's savvy at Escape Rehoboth, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lewes online journey planner .

New York City to Lewes is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Lewes are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Lewes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Dover, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Dewey Beach
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Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes Beach ©
Lewes Beach
Beach Time Distilling ©
Beach Time Distilling

1
night
Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): look for gifts at The Seaside Country Store, then hike along Bethany Beach Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Bethany Beach.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fenwick Island online trip maker .

Drive from Lewes to Fenwick Island in an hour. When traveling from Lewes in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fenwick Island: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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 29th (Wed): stroll through Brandywine Zoo, then steep yourself in history at Nemours Estate, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and finally get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Wilmington trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Fenwick Island to Wilmington with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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