Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island

With a state park just next door, the bay as your backyard and a beautiful beach for kicking back, it’s clear why this laid-back beach town has become a family favorite for generations of Delaware visitors.

Fenwick Island State Park is a serene place to spend the day outdoors with so many opportunities for sunbathing, fishing, windsurfing and more. Family fun is around every corner with putt-putt, go-karts or waterslides at Viking Golf Amusements and Thunder Lagoon Water Park.

Tucked along the southern edge of the state, Fenwick Island’s many quiet beach homes and relaxing inns offer a different vibe and a respite from the crowded fervor of the town’s neighbor across the state line, Ocean City, Maryland.

Travel Advisory: As Delaware reopens, it is important to plan ahead and adhere to safety precautions. By planning ahead, it is suggested to travel in non-peak times to help ensure social distancing. Weekdays or the fall season are ideal times to visit the beaches.

Face coverings are required in public places including outdoors, boardwalk areas and highly suggested on the beach. Strict social distancing of 6ft between anyone outside a family unit must be maintained. Please remember to stay home if you are sick. Delaware will always be here to discover later.

Make sure to review guidelines before arriving at your destination. Some locations may be operating under different capacity or require reservations. If you're staying overnight, locations are following enhanced safety and disinfecting protocol. Common areas such as; lobby, dining, etc. will be at 60% capacity. It is important to remember that gatherings should be limited even in vacation rentals. Strict social distancing of 6ft between anyone outside a family unit must be maintained. 

If you have questions, please complete this form and the Delaware Discovery Advisors can help you plan a getaway with suggestions on what’s open and details on how to Summer Safely. View the go-to guide for more information on travel planning during COVID-19.

If you’re traveling it is highly suggested by the CDC that individuals should be tested for COVID-19 upon returning home and quarantine pending the results of the test. If you are aware of coming into contact with COVID-19 here is information testing in Delaware https://coronavirus.delaware.gov/testing.

For the latest on Delaware’s response, go to de.gov/coronavirus.

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