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Recent Eastern Shore property reviews

  • New Year's weekend at Cozy cottage: 2012-13

    "The house was beautifully maintained, comfortable and welcoming, (as advertised). Despite the very cold weather that kept us inside in the evenings- we loved the view from the back windows of the river and the surrounding land. We enjoyed the time to relax, read and watch television, and also found the available info on restaurants in the area very helpful. The owner was accomodating when we were scheduling our trip over New Year's weekend, and her suggestions were helpful. We would recommend this cottage to friends and relatives alike. It was a home away from home, and we'd like to return!"
    Guest: Graden Date of Stay: December 2012 Review Submitted: March 10, 2013
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  • Lovely, Comfortable home

    "We had a great time at the dolphin. It was a perfect location, loved the porch and found everything in the house to be clean, tidy and comfortable. Would definitely stay again!"
    Guest: Susanna F. Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: September 18, 2013
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  • Luxury & Location

    "Luxury at its finest the hardwood floors just sparkled. Great light throughout the entire house. Great location to downtown and the beach, My family truly enjoyed our stay. We literally had to force ourselves to leave the house because it was so comfortable, beautiful and clean. Cape Charles is such a charming place. If you're looking for location, luxury and leisure time look no further."
    Guest: GiGi Date of Stay: August 2012 Review Submitted: August 19, 2012
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  • Bayfront Beauty

    "Beautiful property, pictures don't do it justice! The house is in a quiet neighborhood close to everything there is to see and do. It is beautiful inside and out and outfitted with everything needed to have a wonderful vacation."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: August 21, 2013
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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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