7 days in Delaware Itinerary

7 days in Delaware Itinerary

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7 days in Delaware Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Bethany Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Wilmington
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Boston

4
nights
Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach is an incorporated town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. Popular historic sites such as John Dickinson Plantation and Lewes Historical Society are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum and Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at Delaware Seashore State Park. Explore Bethany Beach's surroundings by going to Lewes (Lightship Overfalls, Cannonball House, & more), Harvest Ridge Winery (in Marydel) and Air Mobility Command Museum (in Dover). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Indian River Inlet Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, learn about winemaking at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, and look for gifts at The Seaside Country Store.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bethany Beach online trip itinerary planner .

Boston to Bethany Beach is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, daytime highs in Bethany Beach are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Bethany Beach

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Lewes, Fenwick Island, Rehoboth Beach, Dover, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery
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DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum ©
DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum
John Dickinson Plantation ©
John Dickinson Plantation
Lewes Historical Society ©
Lewes Historical Society

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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Biggs Museum of American Art, then examine the collection at Johnson Victrola Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, then take an in-depth tour of Dutch House Museum and Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, and finally contemplate the long history of Wooddale Covered Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wilmington sightseeing app .

Drive from Bethany Beach to Wilmington in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dover, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Dutch House Museum and Gardens
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
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Johnson Victrola Museum ©
Johnson Victrola Museum
Biggs Museum of American Art ©
Biggs Museum of American Art

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