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Recent Eastern Shore reviews

  • Wonderful Weekend

    "My brothers and I took my dad here for his 60th birthday weekend. It was perfect. The house was lovely, and despite being pretty chilly we found a lot to do on the Island. Definitely recommend this home, we're looking forward to returning in the future."
    Guest: Katie Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 17, 2014
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  • Loving Life in Cape Charles "Gone to the Beach"

    "We recently enjoyed a great family weekend here. The home was perfect for the 9 of us. The rooms are spacious, it is in a great location (5 blocks from the beach), the golf cart was enjoyed by all, and our favorite spot was the screened in back porch. We never felt like we were on top of each other. Beds were comfy and the dining room was great for card playing and meals. I highly recommend this home and we will be back!"
    Guest: Lisa R. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 23, 2014
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  • Happy because we had and could have our dogs.

    "I am rating this property five stars because the house fit our needs so well. Had we shown up expecting the Ritz we would have been disappointed. It was the end of season and the house needed some owner care which I'm sure it sees in the off season. Some of the furniture should be retired. We were very happy with layout of the house and the setting and we'd rent it again."
    Guest: Tom, Jackie and the kids Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: February 23, 2015
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  • BEautifully appointed, well situated and a lovely host

    "Ideal vacation spot on the shore if you wat to be close to the beach with plenty of outdoor options. The host is really wonderful and communicates frequently. The people that run the resort in which the home is located are also very thoughtful and kind. One major standout is how well-equipped the house is. We had everything we wanted (even a pack and pay for the little one!) and found a bunch of stuff that we didn't even know we wanted! Bikes, grill, all kinds of cookware, etc."
    Guest: Mariano B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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Eastern Shore Travel Tips

Attractions and Activities at Virginia Eastern Shore Vacation Rentals

Virginia's eastern shore is a beautiful stretch of coastline on Chesapeake Bay that runs for 70 miles down to the Atlantic Ocean. There are several notable places of interest that are worth visiting. The NASA Wallops Flight Facility is a scientific research center for suborbital missions which is located on Chincoteague Island. Most of the operations involve aircraft research and the launching of sound rockets and scientific balloons. The center is open all year long and includes an exhibition hall, observation deck and video shows.

A well-known landmark near Chincoteague vacation rentals and the Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge is the Assateague Lighthouse. This impressive structure stands 142 feet tall and is 27 feet wide at its base. It was built in 1867 and is still an operational lighthouse today. The Chincoteague Wildlife Refuge is a great place for nature walks and bird watching. If you want to experience a place that is both remote and beautiful, visit Wreck Island. It is located on the far southern end of the chain of barrier islands and can only be accessed by boat. The nearest boat launch is seven miles west at the town of Oyster. On the island, you can see the visitors' center that has information about the island and a great wildlife-viewing deck. There are also nature trails that can be enjoyed. The Kiptopeke State Park is located three miles north of the Bay Bridge Tunnel. It offers birdwatching and wildlife viewing. The park also has camping grounds, a boat launch, recreational facilities and cabins. There are many small towns along the eastern shore that offer warm hospitality, great food and historic places of interest. One town well worth visiting is Parksley. The Railroad Square is surrounded by quaint shops and Victorian houses. Although the railway line no longer travels through town, you can still visit the restored railway station and the museum which has a collection of railroad memorabilia.

Best Time of Year to Visit Virginia Eastern Shore Beach Homes

The favorite time of year for people to visit is during the warmer summer months. In mid-May, the season starts to warm and the balmy weather usually lasts until mid-September. The majority of travelers visit during July and August to take advantage of the best of the summer weather. If you don't plan to be out and about much and simply want to enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery, then the cooler winter months can also be inviting. Spend the days curled up in front of a cozy fire and enjoy the ocean views from your lounge window.

Visitors to Virginia Eastern Shore Cottages

People that enjoy visiting Virginia's eastern shore are those who enjoy nature, beautiful scenery and a more relaxed vacation. Nature walks and wildlife viewing are the order of the day, in between boating and fishing activities. It is a place where you can relax and enjoy some quality time with your family. For those who are interested in culture and history, there are mnay quaint towns to visit along the shoreline.

Getting to Virginia Vacation Homes on the Eastern Shore

The primary access point to the area is Washington DC with its various airports. There are three major airports, the largest of which is Washington Dulles International Airport. The airports host frequent regional and international flights so you should not have difficulty in finding a flight from your hometown. Most people choose to explore the eastern shore by car. If you are traveling from further afield, you can arrange to collect a rental vehicle upon arrival to use for the duration of your vacation.

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