7 days in Delaware Itinerary

7 days in Delaware Itinerary

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7 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h
1
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Rehoboth Beach
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Newark

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. On the 18th (Sun), explore the engaging exhibits at Delaware Children's Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, and then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Wilmington day trip planning app .

Newark to Wilmington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Wilmington are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Delaware Children's Museum ©
Delaware Children's Museum
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library

6
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Escape Rehoboth and Ocean City Boardwalk. Change things up with these side-trips from Rehoboth Beach: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (in Chincoteague Island) and Ocean City (Parasailing & Paragliding, Ocean City Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, get in on the family fun at Jungle Jim's, stroll through Bethany Beach, and see the interesting displays at Rehoboth Beach Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rehoboth Beach journey planning app .

Drive from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rehoboth Beach are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ocean City, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach, Ocean City Boardwalk, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk

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