Visitor Guide


Orbital Sciences Antares Launch
April 21 - Wallops Island,
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport

Rocket Launch Schedule


The Lowdown
       On a Slow Down Vacation

Revel in our relaxed beauty tucked between the Chesapeake Bay & the Atlantic Ocean.

Runaway to over a dozen, deserted islands and beaches, indulge at romantic inns.

Unplug for family fun at America’s Best Beach Town –Chincoteague Island, run free by the sea with their legendary ponies.

Grab pals for the Kayak Winery Tour, signature bayside golf courses, superior fishing…

Historic waterfront towns –like Cape Charles and Onancock –welcome you to dine, shop, stay in their friendly Southern way.

Dine, stay and cruise from the “Little City by the Sea” – Wachapreague, by emerald green marshes and overlooking the Barrier islands.

Sail back in time to the car-less isle of Tangier.

Blast off! Experience the thrill of rocket launches on our coast.

Our unexpected peninsula is 30 minutes north of Virginia Beach, yet far from congestion and concrete.

Eastern Shore of Virginia
                    You’ll Love Our Nature