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Delmar Day trip

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  • Distance: 142 miles / 228.5 km
  • Ride Time: 4-6 hours
  • Approximate Fuel Costs: $10.79
  • States Visited: Delaware, Maryland
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Start off outside of Wilmington head south on route 9 Delaware City is the first of the towns to pass. Access here to Fort delaware (pea patch island) was a prison used during the Civil War.Crossing the C&D canal is awesome on clear day. After Entering Port Penn Kellys tavern on right (for those needing some refreshment)this will take you to Ausgustine Beach. Boat ramp and many surf fishermaen along this part of the river. Must be the nuke plant in New Jersey that attracts so many. Heading further south is the Bambay Hook NAtional Wildlife Refuge. From Critters to Bald Eagles around here. Also a refuge office and shop if you wanted to check this out. If care to you could stay on 9 toward Dover and stop in at the AMC museum. Lots of aircraft and WWII memorabilia. Heading west on 42 passing through farm country and into the town of Smyrna stay on 6 and follow signs to Chestertown. Good lunch spot in Chestertown with Wharf resturant right on the river. Take 213 north from Chestertown and enjy the ride. Farmland and yacht basins on the many small Cheasapeake tributaries.

This is a motorcycle ride in the states Delaware, Maryland. This motorcycle route has 5 scenery characteristics and other road conditions to help you plan your road trip. This motorcycle map was created by mtcycles in July. Click here to see other Motorcycle Roads by mtcycles

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Previous Comments from other Riders:

memetr says:

This is a very nice ride. Lots of different scenery, from urban to rural to almost wilderness. Good pavement, some sweeping curves.All in all a nice ride.
My wife rode it also on her yamaha 650 v-star:She enjoyed it too.
We rode from Baltimore Md.and it added about an hour and a half to the trip.We went up route 1 to 222 south and ate lunch in Port Deposit. Rte 222 parallels the Susquahanna River. It adds a nice touch to the ride.

Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 9:09 AM


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