8 days in Delaware Itinerary

8 days in Delaware Itinerary

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8 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Rehoboth Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Fenwick Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
3
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Newark

4
nights
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Go for a jaunt from Rehoboth Beach to Dover to see Air Mobility Command Museum about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Dewey Beach, stroll through Lewes Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rehoboth Beach trip itinerary maker website .

Newark to Rehoboth Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lewes, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Indian River Inlet Bridge, Dewey Beach, Air Mobility Command Museum
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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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Fenwick Boardwalk, look for gifts at The Seaside Country Store, then trek along Bethany Beach Boardwalk, and finally kick back and relax at Bethany Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fenwick Island holiday planning tool .

Fenwick Island is just a stone's throw from Rehoboth Beach. August in Fenwick Island sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bethany Beach
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Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach
Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk
Fenwick Boardwalk ©
Fenwick 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. On the 18th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Brandywine Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate, then take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, and finally take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Christiana Mall, then admire all the interesting features of Dover International Speedway, and then bet on a winner at Dover Downs Casino.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Wilmington travel route builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fenwick Island to Wilmington. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dover, Christiana Mall, 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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