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Recent Chesapeake Bay reviews

  • Wonderful family vacation

    "We had a wonderful summer family vacation here. Everything the owner describes is true to form. The house was well-appointed, clean and in good working order. We really enjoyed swimming and playing on the beach. They provide many toys for young children to enjoy outside. We are already planning our return trip. Thank you very much to the owners for sharing their beautiful home."
    Guest: Lydia R. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Great House and Cute Town

    "The house was very nice and big, even nicer than the pictures make it seem. We were in Urbanna for a wedding and the location of this house was perfect. Very close to the water and walking distance to the town. Check out Something Different. Great place to stay plenty of room and parking. Carport was great because it was raining when we got there. Beds very comfortable. We would stay here again!"
    Guest: Christie Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 30, 2014
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  • Best house in Colonial Beach!!

    "We were a large group of friends enjoying all that Colonial Beach has to offer. The house has an open floor plan, large rooms and a fantastic porch area. Although our stay was during a colder month, the pool looked inviting. Wonderful water views from the side porch and we spent most of our time enjoying this part of the house. The bedrooms were large and the accommodations were comfortable. This property would suit a large group of family or friends. All activities and restaurants are nearby, some within walking distance. The owners went above and beyond!!! Highly recommend this property for your visit to Colonial Beach. Don't be surprised if some of the neighbors stop by for a drink ~ everyone is super friendly."
    Guest: Diana S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 13, 2014
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  • Chesapeake Bay Vacation

    "After much anticipation of our trip, we were not disappointed. We can’t say enough good things about our experience. From the cleanliness of the house to the beautiful sunrises to all the activites offered on the property. Even though the water was too rough to kayak this week, we enjoyed collecting sea glass, sitting on the private beach with our books and relaxing in the hammock. The house offered all the comforts of home and was more than adequately equipped to meet our needs, however bring bug spray if you are outside in the evening! There was plenty of dead branches and brush in the area to take advantage of the fire pit. We ran out of time but would have liked to have taken a bike ride. Don’t miss the homemade ice cream store in Reedville or the trip to Tangier Island. We spent equal time relaxing and traveling to historic sites. The owner was extremely gracious and easy to work with. We look forward to our return. Thank you Bill."
    Guest: FiFi Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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Chesapeake Bay Travel Tips

Finding Your Way to Chesapeake Bay Vacation Rentals

Chesapeake Bay is the largest natural estuary in the United States. There are more than 150 rivers that feed into the estuary, almost all of which run from the north and west. Chesapeake Bay is 200 miles in length. At its widest point, it is 30 miles across and at it narrowest, just under three miles wide. The total length of the coastline covers more than 11,600 miles. Where you are going on Chesapeake Bay is what will largely determine your main access point.

In the State of Virginia the main airport on Chesapeake Bay is at Norfolk in the far southern section of the bay. The airport hosts only regional and domestic flights but has regular daily connections to major cities such as Washington DC, Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York City. The upper inland region of the bay can be easily accessed from Washington DC. For international travelers, this would be the best access point. From there, you can either make use of the rail network to get to your destination or hire a car and drive. The third major access point is the metropolis of Baltimore. The airport has frequent daily connections, providing easy access to the region.

There are two ways in which you can get across the bay. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge connects Anne Arundel County and Queen Anne's County in Maryland. The bridge measures a distance of just under five miles. In Virginia, you can drive from Norfolk across to Cape Charles through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. This engineering feat is an attraction in its own right. A series of bridges and interconnected tunnels span the width of the bay, connecting the two land masses.

Travelers to Chesapeake Bay Cottages

Chesapeake Bay is famous for its scenic beauty and great seafood. It is a destination where you can relax and enjoy a variety of water sport activities. It is a great family destination, especially during the summer months when the warmer weather allows for fun days out in the sun. The bay area is also known as an ideal romantic destination. Perhaps it is the beauty of the bay or the magnificent sunrises and sunsets that make it famous. It is a favorite destination for honeymooners and couples. Chesapeake Bay is a destination where you can put your feet up and relax a while. Many busy corporate executives from the East Coast cities often vacation on the bay when they want a quiet retreat and escape from busy city life.

Home Comforts at Chesapeake Bay Waterfront Homes

Many of the vacation homes on Chesapeake Bay are located on the water's edge, like Colonial Beach cottages. This gives you a sense that you have your own private slice of the bay to enjoy. Private docks provide the ideal place to tie up your boat for the duration of your stay. Most homes have large windows to take in the magnificent views. Spacious living areas and cozy fireplaces make ideal places to relax and read your favorite book. The homes range from smaller cottages to spacious homes that can accommodate extended families. The furnishings are generally stylish and make you feel quite at home.

Seasons to Visit Virginia Vacation Rentals on Chesapeake Bay

The beauty of Chesapeake Bay does not fade with the changing seasons, and it is a destination that can be visited all year round. For people who enjoy water sports such as fishing or sailing, the preferred season is during the warmer summer months. The peak travel season is typically during the months of June and July which coincides with the school vacation period.

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