8 days in Delaware Itinerary

8 days in Delaware Itinerary

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Wilmington
— 1 night
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Lewes
— 4 nights
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Fenwick Island
— 2 nights

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Lums Pond State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, and then sample the fine beverages at Painted Stave Distilling.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Wilmington visit planner.

Los Angeles to Wilmington is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Wilmington. In August in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Lewes.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park ©
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park
Lums Pond State Park ©
Lums Pond State Park

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Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Junction and Breakwater Trail and Jungle Jim's. Escape the urban bustle at James Farm Ecological Preserve and Sand Dollar Cruises. Get out of town with these interesting Lewes side-trips: Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery (in Frankford), Killens Pond State Park (in Felton) and Harvest Ridge Winery (in Marydel). And it doesn't end there: learn insider's secrets on Delmarva Discovery Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Miles Historic Area at Cape Henlopen State Park, stroll through Slaughter Beach, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Revelation Craft Brewing Company.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lewes journey builder website.

Getting from Wilmington to Lewes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Lewes sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Fenwick Island.

Things to do in Lewes

Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

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Lightship Overfalls ©
Lightship Overfalls
James Farm Ecological Preserve ©
James Farm Ecological Preserve
Delmarva Discovery Tours ©
Delmarva Discovery Tours

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Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. On the 27th (Thu), stop by Bethany Beach Books, look for all kinds of wild species at Bethany Beach Nature Center, then snap pictures at Indian River Inlet Bridge, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fenwick Island State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, take in the waterfront at Fenwick Boardwalk, and then glide peacefully along the water with Coastal Kayak.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fenwick Island online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Lewes to Fenwick Island in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Fenwick Island can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bethany Beach Nature Center ©
Bethany Beach Nature Center
Coastal Kayak ©
Coastal Kayak
Fenwick Island State Park ©
Fenwick Island State Park

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