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Adrenaline High   --   Salisbury
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Adrenaline High, Inc. is a custom touring company for biking enthusiasts. It offers multiple day trips with picturesque locations, quiet back roads for biking and rivers and streams for kayaking. Accommodations are unique - with comfortable lodging at reasonable pricing. Adrenaline High, Inc. also offers half-day custom kayaking tours perfect for a group to enjoy a beautiful day and appealing to birding enthusiasts. Day events are planned for bike rides, youth events, company and family picnics.

107 Morris Mill Road
Salisbury , MD  21804

Email:  AdrenalineHigh@comcast.net       

Phone 1:  410-749-2886  

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Assateague Island National Seashore   --   Chincoteague Island
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The only seaside beach accessible by land on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Assateague Island is a must see with its 10 miles of pristine beach, ocean swimming, bird watching, kayaking, hiking, biking and surf fishing not to mention its most famous residents - the wild Chincoteague Ponies who freely roam the island's sands and marshes. There's even a chance to hike the nearby light and get a bird's eye view from atop the 145 ft tall 1867 Assateague Lighthouse.

PO Box 38, 8586 Beach Road
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336


Website:  www.nps.gov/asis

Phone 1:  757-336-6577  

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Cape Charles Walking Tour   --   Cape Charles
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Cape Charles

Walking Tour


Cape Charles, VA

814 Randolph Avenue
Cape Charles , VA  23310

Email:  MadNaar@hughes.net       
Website:  www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vanortha/pdf/capecharleswalktour.pdf

Phone 1:  757-331-1008  

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Chincoteague Bay Field Station (formerly Marine Science Consortium)   --   Wallops Island
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Choose Your Adventure!

The Marine Science Consortium programs include Family Camps, Exploritas Programs, Cycling Tours, Kayaking Tours, Photography and Folk Art Workshops, and Summer Camps. The beaches, marshes, bays, maritime forests, and off-shore waters of Virginia's Eastern Shore are The Consortium's classroom. Their facilities include new residence suites, dining hall, classrooms/meeting spaces, research labs and flat bottom boats and oceanic research vessels.

34001 Mill Dam Road
Wallops Island , VA  23337

Email:  Info@CBFieldStation.org       
Website:  www.CBFieldStation.org

Phone 1:  757-824-5636  

Phone 2:  757-824-5638   (Fax)

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Chincoteague Island Self-guided Walking & Biking Tour   --   Chincoteague Island
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While enjoying our beautiful wildlife, exploring our pristine creeks and marshes, relaxing on our beaches, indulging yourself in delicious seafood, and taking advantage of our vacation opportunities, please include some time to learn more about our island's extensive history.

PO Box 258, 6733 Maddox Boulevard
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336

Email:  ChincoChamber@verizon.net       
Website:  www.chincoteague.com/Chinco-biking-Brochure.pdf

Phone 1:  757-336-6161  

Phone 2:  757-336-1242  

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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge   --   Chincoteague Island
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14,000 acres of beach, maritime forest, saltmarsh, and freshwater marsh are home to a spectacular variety of migratory birds and wildlife. 10 miles of breathtaking natural beach provide plenty of elbow room and private time. Wonderful for families is the Tom Cove area with beach parking, picnic areas, and bathhouse facilities including lifeguards during the summer season. Herbert Bateman Center is a great introduction to the refuge’s many wonders.

PO Box 62, 8231 Beach Road
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336

Email:  FW5RW_CNWR@FWS.gov       
Website:  www.FWS.gov/Northeast/Chinco

Phone 1:  757-336-6122  

Phone 2:  757-336-5273   (Fax)

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Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES)   --   Eastville
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Sponsor of the Annual Between the Waters Bike Tour

CBES (Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore) sponsors the Between the Waters Bike Tour each year during October.

This one day bike tour is an ecotourism event for CBES, a non-profit organization serving Northampton and Accomack counties, and the Between the Waters Bike Tour is one of the major fundraisers of the year for this group.  With very little vehicle traffic, the ride is sure to be relaxed and peaceful as well as easygoing because of the flat terrain. 

PO Box 882, 16388 Courthouse Road
Eastville , VA  23347

Email:  Info@CBES.org       

Phone 1:  757-678-7157  

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Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge   --   Kiptopeke
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Mother Nature’s playground is located at the southern tip of the peninsula on the seaside just minutes north of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-tunnel. 1,393 acres of maritime forests, thickets, grasslands, fresh and saltwater ponds provide crucial habitat and stopover for wildlife. Visitors can witness the annual drama of the huge fall migration of songbirds, raptors and even monarch butterflies who funnel through here on their way south. Walking trails, photography blind, nature museum and a breathtaking view of the seaside barrier island chain from atop a WWII bunker, make this a year-round must see.

Wise Point Boat Ramp, as part of the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, is managed to provide wildlife-oriented recreation including fishing, hunting and wildlife observation. Access to the ramp is from Route 13 and Route 600 (Seaside Road) through the refuge onto Ramp Lane.

Fisherman Island Tours are free and offered Saturdays, October thru March. Discover  the unique variety of wildlife found on the island and its rich history. For more info: http://www.fws.gov/Northeast/EasternShore/Fisherman%20Island%20Tours.html

32205 Seaside Road
Kiptopeke , VA  23310

Email:  Susan_Rice@fws.gov       
Website:  www.FWS.gov/Northeast/EasternShore

Phone 1:  757-331-3425   (Visitor Center)

Phone 2:  757-331-2760   (Headquarters)

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Geocaching   --   Eastern Shore
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Free real-world outdoor treasure hunt!

Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using a smartphone or GPS and can then share their experiences online.


Geocaching by Water!

Onancock is located on the newly-designated Capt. John Smith Geotrail, with more than a dozen geo-caches now in place within the Town limits at historic sites, parks, and two new ones on Onancock Creek accessible only by boat or kayak! If you find them both, come into SouthEast Expeditions at the Wharf (757-354-4FUN) for a discount off your kayak rental, and a souvenir of the Chesapeake Bay. Visit Geocaching.com to learn more about the activity (type in zip code 23417 for Onancock), and nps.gov/cajo to learn more about the Capt. John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.

Onancock - SouthEast Expeditions at the Wharf
Eastern Shore , VA  0


Website:  www.geocaching.com

Phone 1:  757-354-4386  

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Jus' Bikes   --   Chincoteague Island
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Scooters and Bikes - Rentals and Service

May - September
7 days a week
9 am to 8 pm

Bikes, Surreys, Scooters and Scoot Coupes are rented
hourly, daily or weekly

Jus' Bikes is your destination for bike & scooter rentals on Chincoteague Island. We offer the best quality & service with the largest selection. We are a local family owned & operated business that has been providing family fun to the island for more than 16 years.

Cruise scenic Chincoteague or Assateague Island on one of our bikes or scooters & discover the new Scoot Coupe! We can handle all your biking needs: Beach Cruisers, Kids Bikes, Childseats, Trail-a-Bikes, Kiddie Karts, Tandems, 3-Wheelers, Surreys and Scooters.

We also have the largest parts & service department, with the only two factory trained technicians on the island. We service any make or model scooter or scoot coupe. Our service department is open 6 days a week (Mon-Sat) from 9am-6pm.

We have two convenient locations. Our main location Jus' Bikes, is on Maddox Boulevard just minutes away from Assateague Island. Our second location, WheelHouse, is just minutes away to local shops & restaurants. You can click on the links above to view both locations, our photo gallery, rental rates or to make reservations.

6527 Maddox Boulevard
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336

Email:  JusBikes@msn.com       

Phone 1:  757-336-6700  

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Kiptopeke State Park - Birding / Hiking / Biking   --   Kiptopeke
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Nature rules at this beautiful bay beach, where calm, shallow waters are perfect for small children, and the fun doesn't stop there. A boat launch, fishing pier, (or surf fish right off the beach) picnic and excellent camping facilities combine with walking/biking trails for birding and exploration of scenic maritime forests and dunes. Pets are allowed on leash only. Top 100 Family Campgrounds by ReserveAmerica. 5 sun-filled cabins with rocking chairs on porches sleep 16 each.

3541 Kiptopeke Drive
Kiptopeke , VA  23310

Email:  Kiptopeke@dcr.virginia.gov       
Website:  www.dcr.virginia.gov/state_parks/kip.shtml

Phone 1:  757-331-2267  

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Maplewood Gardens   --   Nassawadox
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Nursery and Garden Center

Gardens surround this 100 year old Victorian farm house. Stroll through the rose garden, shade, box and perennial gardens. Meander through the woodland trails, pass the turtle pond, over the bridges and through the forest on this nationally recognized birding trail.

Monday - Saturday, 8am - 5pm

6118 Seaside Road
Nassawadox , VA  23413

Email:  Support@CustisFarms.com       

Phone 1:  757-442-9071  

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Mid-Town Bike Store   --   Chincoteague Island
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Bike Repair

6332 Maddox Boulevard
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336

Email:  DanPegB@verizon.net       

Phone 1:  757-336-2700  

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Onancock Walking Tour   --   Onancock
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Bridge the Centuries in Onancock

Onancock

Walking Tour

Onancock, VA


Walk the paths of American Indians, Captain John Smith, Francis Makemie and countless others who have trod this historic town for centuries.

Selected historic houses are representative of styles found in Onancock.

PO Box 111
Onancock , VA  23417

Email:  OBCA23417@gmail.com       
Website:  www.Onancock.org/do.html

Phone 1:  757-787-2097  

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Southern Tip Bike & Hike Trail   --   Kiptopeke
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New Refuge Bike & Hike Trail

The newly opened Southern Tip Bike &Hike Trail has been a great success here at the lower Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge. The 2.5 mile trail is paved and meanders alongside the Old Cape Charles Railroad bed, taking you through upland forest  and alongside agricultural fields. While using the trail one can enjoy views of the Chesapeake Bay. There are several interpretive signs along this paved trail. There is parking at the refuge visitor center with a vault toilet. There is parking at the northern end of the trail at Cedar Grove Drive. There is a gateway access to the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge trails at the rear of the Virginia Gateway Welcome Center parking lot.

 

It’s a great day for a walk or bike ride, so bring your bike or put on your walking shoes and enjoy the Lower Eastern Shore countryside while watching  wildlife and taking pictures.

32205 Seaside Road (Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR Visitor Center)
Kiptopeke , VA  23310

Email:  FW5RW_ESVNWR@FWS.gov       
Website:  www.FWS.gov/Northeast/EasternShore

Phone 1:  757-331-2760  

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Tangier Island   --   Tangier Island
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This authentic working watermen's island's best kept secret is its secluded bay beaches. Walk, bike, ride or take a Tangier taxi [golf cart] there to share the surf with the shore birds, hunt for arrowheads or experience an unforgettable island sunrise or sunset.

 

To reach the island from the mainland of the Eastern Shore enjoy the June –September Tangier-Onancock Ferry: TangierFerry@gmail.com,  757-891-2505. For more info and other departure sites see Tour Boats / Cruises / Sailing.

PO Box 244, 4301 Joshua Thomas Lane
Tangier Island , VA  23440

Email:  TgITownOffice@yahoo.com       

Phone 1:  757-331-1660   (ESVA Welcome Center)

Phone 2:  757-891-2438   (Tangier Offices)

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Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail   --   Eastern Shore
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Eastern Shore Loop

With wildlife watching on the Eastern Shore you can experience some of the best wildlife habitat on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.

Click on Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website below, and explore the different loops on the Eastern Shore Trail for driving or even biking opportunities. [See loop list on right side]

The Eastern Shore includes world-class wildlife watching at Chincoteague at our northern end, and world-class venues like the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, Kiptopeke State Park, and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel at our southern end. In between a plethora of sites are available to view a great variety of wildlife. The coastline is indented with countless estuaries and tidal mudflats that, during migrations, can be seething with shorebirds. Pockets of deciduous woodlands provide critical stopover points for migrating songbirds, and the peninsula catches tremendous numbers of raptors that follow the coast on their fall migration flight. 

Eastern Shore Loop
Eastern Shore , VA  0

Email:  dgifweb@dgif.virginia.gov       
Website:  www.dgif.virginia.gov/vbwt/loop.asp?trail=1&loop=CES

Phone 1:  804-367-1000  

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