7 days in Delaware Itinerary

7 days in Delaware Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Step off the beaten path and head to John Dickinson Plantation and Cannonball House. Get some historical perspective at Lewes Historical Society and St. Peter's Episcopal Church. Get out of town with these interesting Bethany Beach side-trips: Lightship Overfalls (in Lewes), Air Mobility Command Museum (in Dover) and Harvest Ridge Winery (in Marydel). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Indian River Inlet Bridge, examine the collection at Indian River Life-Saving Station Museum at Delaware Seashore State Park, look for gifts at Seaside Country Store, and take a leisurely stroll along Fenwick Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bethany Beach trip itinerary planning tool.

Boston to Bethany Beach is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October in Bethany Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Bethany Beach

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Biggs Museum of American Art, see the interesting displays at Johnson Victrola Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, explore the galleries of Dutch House Museum and Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and finally snap pictures at Wooddale Covered Bridge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilmington online travel route planner.

You can drive from Bethany Beach to Wilmington in 2 hours. In October in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 49°F at night. 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
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Johnson Victrola Museum ©
Johnson Victrola Museum
Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village ©
Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village

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