This 2 day paddle of the Intracoastal Waterway, Indian River, and Atlantic Ocean took me around Bethany Beach, Delaware in mid-June 2019. The intracoastal is quite peaceful to paddle through. However the Indian River Bay and Inlet can be rough and challenging to cross. I made some mistakes along the way, and you can read about them in the blog post or in the gear list for this exploration. Check out the map below to see if this looks like a route worth exploring for you.
Warning: the Indian River Inlet is dangerous and I don’t recommend going in unless you really know what you are doing.