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Located on the Delaware/Maryland State line of Fenwick Island DE/Ocean City, MD

Mover’s Guide to Fenwick Island DE

Moving to Coastal Sussex County? Fenwick Island, DE, is a beach community near the Maryland state line, not far from Ocean City, MD. Fenwick Island Self Storage is a local business that can help you settle into your new home. We can help you find things to do and places to visit with our mover’s guide to the neighborhood. Our facility is located on Lighthouse Road, and our staff is ready to help you move into the area. Start by learning a little bit about your Fenwick Island home, and then we can start talking storage space!

Get to Know the Fenwick Island, DE, Community

Population: 505

Median Rent: $1,167

Fenwick Island, DE is home to many beachgoers and vacationers, if you are planning to retire here or move close by there is plenty to explore. The community is a barrier island along the southern Delaware border Looking for big-city adventures? The largest city on the Eastern Shore, Salisbury MD is just a few miles away.

Get ready for your move and check out the local cuisine and places to shop in downtown Fenwick Island.

Things to Do

What better place to begin your trip around Fenwick Island than its lighthouse? Fenwick Lighthouse was in commission from 1859 to 1978. Starting in 1982, a symbolic light was placed in the lighthouse, and ever since, it has been under the care of a group of volunteers. You can visit the oldest lighthouse in Delaware right in your backyard.

There are lots of outdoor activities to partake in around Fenwick Island, including swimming and kayaking at Fenwick Island State Park. It is the perfect place to bring the family for a day soaking up the sun. You can rent kayaks or paddleboards to explore around Little Assawoman Bay or sit in on programs to learn about the ghost crabs along the shore. If you own horses nearby, you are able to bring them for horseback riding on the beach from November through April. One site you must check out is the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum, which is dedicated to recovering and preserving maritime history. At any given time, you can see approximately 10,000 artifacts at the museum on Coastal Highway. The other 80% of its collection rotates around different museums all around the world.

Beach Towns Nearby

Fenwick Lighthouse - Fenwick Island, DE

Fenwick Lighthouse by Lionsatthegate37 lic CC BY-SA 3.0

Restaurants Near Fenwick Island, DE

    Self Storage in Fenwick Island, DE

    Our drive-up storage units are helpful for storing seasonal items and your household gear while you get your home ready for the market. Make Fenwick Island Self Storage your choice for easy, quality storage nearby. Our storage facility on Lighthouse Road is right on the edge of the Maryland-Delaware border, making us a convenient option for residents of both states. You can choose your storage unit online or visit our store to see our storage selection. Rent or reserve your storage today!