7 days in Delaware Itinerary

7 days in Delaware Itinerary

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7 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
Fly + Subway + Bus:  8​h 15​min
1
Rehoboth Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Fenwick Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
3
Wilmington
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Houston

3
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Change things up with a short trip to Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Beach Time Distilling, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Henlopen State Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Rehoboth Beach online travel planner .

Houston to Rehoboth Beach is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Rehoboth Beach. In October, Rehoboth Beach is little chillier than Houston - with highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lewes, Dewey Beach, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, Air Mobility Command Museum, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
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Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Spas

1
night
Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for gifts at Bethany Beach Books, enjoy the sand and surf at Bethany Beach, then trek along Bethany Beach Boardwalk, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fenwick Island State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fenwick Island tour planner .

Fenwick Island is very close to Rehoboth Beach. October in Fenwick Island sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough 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
Fenwick Island State Park ©
Fenwick Island State Park
Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk

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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate, then take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and finally take in the views from Wooddale Covered Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: join the crowd at Dover International Speedway, then try your luck at Dover Downs Casino, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Wilmington road trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fenwick Island to Wilmington. In October, daytime highs in Wilmington are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dover, Room Escape Games, 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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