8 days in Dewey Beach & Wilmington Itinerary

8 days in Dewey Beach & Wilmington Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Glens Falls
Drive:  6 h 30 min
Dewey Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

Dewey Beach

Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach is an incorporated coastal town in eastern Sussex County, Delaware, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bottle & Cork as well as Woody's Dewey Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Christ Church, Laurel and Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dewey Beach: Costa Ventosa Vineyard & Winery (in Whaleyville) and Georgetown (Treasures of the Sea & Marvel Carriage Museum). There's much more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, tee off at Midway Par 3 Golf Course, take an in-depth tour of Milton Historical Society, and enjoy the sea views from Fenwick Island Lighthouse.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Dewey Beach trip builder app.

Glens Falls to Dewey Beach is an approximately 6.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Glens Falls in April, expect Dewey Beach to be a bit warmer, temps between 66°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Dewey Beach

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fenwick Island, Ocean View, Georgetown, Milton, Assawoman Canal
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Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach
Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery ©
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery


Wilmington ©
On the 18th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Nemours Estate, take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Wilmington Riverwalk. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, steep yourself in history at Brandywine Battlefield, and then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Wilmington holiday maker app.

Drive from Dewey Beach to Wilmington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In April in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Brandywine Battlefield, Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library