Activities to Enjoy In Fenwick Island

If you are looking for family friendly vacation rental home the best place to visit in Delaware is Fenwick Island – the most southern island of the Delaware beach communities.

This peaceful area is home to only a few hundred full time resident and it has a laid back and relaxing charm. In the summer the community comes to life with visitors, who hike in the surrounding wilderness, enjoy the fresh seafood and watch the sun sinking into Assawoman Bay.

If you are looking for ideas of what to do in Fenwick Island while you are staying at your beach house rentals, here are some suggestions:

Bird Watching

If you love bird watching, take a visit to Delaware Seashore State Park and Assateague National Seashore. You will have many chances to spot a variety of ducks, geese, herons, loons, bald eagles and osprey. You might even see a Piping Plover, a federally protected species of shorebird.


Delaware is also known for the delicacy of Blue Crab, so try tempting it from your boat into a net with your favourite bait such as fish heads or bacon.


There are several excellent courses to choose from on Fenwick Island when you are staying at vacation rental homes, whether you are a seasoned pro or a beginner. Check out the Salt Pond Golf Club, Bear Trap Dunes or the King’s Creek Country Club.


Visit one of the beautiful nature parks on Fenwick Island and explore the scenic hiking trails. Delaware Seashore State Park offers 7 miles of seashore to wander through and Assateague National Seashore has 37 pristine miles of beaches and sand dunes – as well as wild horses wandering free through the landscape.

Dining on Fenwick Island

There are many excellent restaurants on Fenwick Island where you can enjoy a delicious meal during your stay at your vacation home rentals, such as Surf’s Edge Deli and Pizzeria – the perfect place to pick up a pizza or a sandwich for a beach picnic. Philly’s Finest Steaks and Hoagies is a favourite with meat lovers and Warren’s Station is a local institution – famous for its hearty home cooked breakfasts, lunches and dinners. For a top notch seafood meal, check out Fenwick Crabhouse. To check out some more of the best restaurants on Fenwick Island, click here or here.

Shopping on Fenwick Island

The town centre of Fenwick Island is filled with plenty of creative and independent boutiques and shops to peruse during your stay – such as Atlantic Books, Blue Heron Gifts. Check out the delicious treats at McCabe’s Gourmet Market and equip yourself for your fishing trip at Fenwick Bait and Tackle. You can also visit Rehoboth Beach Outlets, with over 140 outlet stores including Nike, Gap, Eddie Baur and JCrew.

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