A charming quiet town located just North of Ocean City, Fenwick Island offers beautiful beach living removed from the hustle and bustle of tourist spots. The Fenwick Island State Park boasts three miles of picturesque shoreline for locals to hang out on, and the active, tight-knit community life will keep you busy almost every weekend.
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To Salisbury, MD: 50 min (36 miles)
Dover, DE: 1.5 hours (61 miles)
Washington, DC: 3 hours (133 miles)
Major Roads: Route 528, Route 90, US-113, US-50
County: Sussex County
Zip Codes: 19944
Median Home Value: $739,900
Erected in 1859, the Fenwick Island Lighthouse has stood on the coast of Delaware for over 150 years. Originally, the lighthouse was decommissioned in 1978, but thanks to support from local citizens, the light was turned back on three years later and remains operational to this day.
The primary beach for Fenwick Island residents is at Fenwick Island State Park. Since it's a little more removed than other beaches on the Eastern Shore, you don't have to deal with nearly as much traffic. The beach at at the park offers three-miles of shoreline to use for surfing, lounging, swimming, and more.
Even though Fenwick Island is a smaller town, there are still tons of fun and family-friendly things to do! The Viking Golf and Thunder Lagoon Water Park provides an 18-hole mini golf course, a go-kart track, an expansive waterpark, and an on-site boardwalk.
With quiet beaches, beautiful natural areas, and easy access to the rest of the Eastern Shore, Fenwick Island is a fantastic place to call home.
Fenwick Island and nearby Bethany have a joint events calendar, and between the two towns there's always something going on. A few of the local favorite events include things like Bingo nights, outdoor movies, and First Friday celebrations.
There are several beautiful parks near Fenwick Island. A local favorite, Fenwick Island State Park is just a stone's throw away and offers three-miles of shoreline to explore. We recommend taking a boat ride out to Seal Island for wildlife viewing!
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