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Marshall's Anchor Down Ranch    --   Cape Charles
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Horse-drawn Carriage Service

 

 Enjoy a family owned and operated horse drawn carriage ride in historical Cape Charles.

 

23292 Parson's Circle
Cape Charles , VA   23310

Email:  FreshCatch@verizon.net       

Phone 1:  757-693-2111  

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Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Audio Tour   --   Cape Charles
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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Audio Tour

Learn about the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel while you cross it!

Go to www.CBBT.com. In the upper right hand corner, click on the three horizontal lines, which will pull up a drop-down menu.  Click on Activities.  At the very bottom of the list, click on iPod tour.  You will see the option to listen to the tour heading either north or south.  They are not exactly the same, but the information is.  Although it says that you can download the tour, if you click on the link on your Smartphone or tablet, you can listen to it while you travel across the Bay Bridge Tunnel.  Be sure to start the tour just after you go through the toll plaza.

32386 Lankford Highway
Cape Charles , VA  23310

Email:  Marketing@cbbt.com       
Website:  www.CBBT.com

Phone 1:  757-331-8920  

Phone 2:  757-331-2960  

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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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Cape Charles Carriage Horses, Party Ponies, Petting Zoo   --   Cape Charles
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Carriage Rides for All Occasions

Licensed and Insured

WE ACCOMODATE:
WEDDINGS/ EVENTS / BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Beach Front Rides in theTown of
CAPE CHARLES

 

CAPE CHARLES CARRIAGE HORSES is located near Bay Creek Golf Course on Old Cape Charles Road. Whether you are visiting or live here, we have something fun to offer for all ages. We offer Carriage rides, Pony rides, Pony Parties including Paint a Live Pony, Miniature Horse Wagon rides, and a Petting Zoo with a variety of child friendly animals. We are available for all types of events including Weddings, Anniversaries, Church, School or Corporate functions, Family Reunions and even Fundraisers. You can sometimes see the horse and carriage on the bay front streets of the town of Cape Charles picking up and dropping off smiling customers!

 

We are a farm that consists of quite a few Miniature Horses, Pygmy Goats, Miniature Pot Belly Pigs, Haired Sheep, Bunnies and many different breeds of ducks, chickens and turkeys. We also have an assortment of different dogs, cats, birds and reptiles! We love to teach children the correct way to care for animals and learn how to respect animals in ways that make it fun to touch and pet the animals that are coming to visit.

We have an assortment of different programs to choose from and we bring the animals of your choice to you! If there is an animal you see in our pictures that we have available, please let us know you are interested in that particular animal for your event in advance!

We truly feel no child should be left out. When we are doing non profit events, we do not charge for entry, but ask families just for donations to help feed all of these wonderful loving animals.

 

Call to discuss how we can help you customize your next party, special occasion, event, or to schedule something fun to do while visiting our beautiful area. You are also welcome to come by and enjoy our farm or we can travel with our animals to you within a 100 mile radius.

3080 Old Cape Charles Road
Cape Charles , VA  23310

Email:  CapeCharlesCarriageHorses@gmail.com       

Phone 1:  757-442-8104   (Mobile)

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Airduce   --   Cheriton
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Instruction ~ Tours ~ View Property from the Sky

 

Point to point seaside helicopter tours

Up to 3 passengers and 25 nautical miles

Available for special events

See the Eastern Shore from air

Great Christmas and birthday gifts

Even wedding proposals in the air

22287 South Bayside Road
Cheriton , VA  23316

Email:  Seaduce@verizon.net       

Phone 1:  757-377-4151  

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Cherrystone Aqua-Farms Tour   --   Cheriton
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Producing great shellfish since 1895

Cherrystone Aqua-Farms is part of Ballard Fish and Oyster Company.


At Ballard Fish and Oyster Company, we love shellfish. For more than 115 years, our family has been producing the best clams and oysters in the world. Today, the 5th generation of the Ballard family is still producing great shellfish and our reputation for quality, consistency, and service is unsurpassed.

Through its extensive history, the Ballard Fish and Oyster Company has acquired some of the best shellfish growing grounds in the country. Both bayside and seaside grounds along the Eastern Shore of Virginia extend from Fisherman’s Island all the way to the Maryland state line.

We are glad to arrange tours for groups or individuals at our facility. Please call us in advance to arrange. There is a fee.

Cherrystone Aqua-Farms

1588 Townefield Drive
Cheriton , VA  23316

Email:  Info@ClamandOyster.com       
Website:  www.ClamandOyster.com

Phone 1:  757-331-1208  

Phone 2:  757-331-4366   (Fax)

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Assateaguetours.com   --   Chincoteague Island
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Not Just a Tour....An Adventure

Explore the beauty of the wildlife around the most remote areas of Chincoteague and Assateague Islands with Captain John and his team!  Kayak and canoe rentals, Nature Eco tours, and private tours.

7536 East Side Drive
Chincoteague Island , Virginia  23336

Email:  SnugHarbor@verizon.net       
Website:  assateaguetours.com

Phone 1:  757-894-2431  

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Teaguer's Tump Tours   --   Chincoteague Island
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Two hour Historical Land Tour around Chincoteague Island. Learn about our past and about some colorful characters from the island. You will never see Chincoteague Island the same way again. We are more than beach and ponies. 

Fridays and Saturdays until April '17 then Monday through Saturday April through October
Two Tours Daily at 10:00am or 1:00pm
Pick up location behind Village Mall on Main Street (across from Don's Restaurant)

Main Street, across from Don's Seafood
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336

Email:  beachbaby1103@msn.com       

Phone 1:  757-894-3285  

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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge Bus Tours   --   Chincoteague Island
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The Chincoteague Natural History Association (CNHA) offers visitors the opportunity to tour the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge during the months of April to November. The tour accesses areas of the refuge that are normally only open to foot traffic. The tour covers approximately 15 miles and lasts about 90 minutes.

Each tour is accompanied by a knowledgeable interpreter/guide. The tour is designed to provide visitors with an experience that is both educational and entertaining. Through this program, CNHA hopes to foster a deeper understanding of refuge resources, programs, and activities. During the tour, the interpreter/guide will provide insight and answer questions about the wildlife and ecology of the refuge.

The bus has a capacity of 30 visitors and is air-conditioned for visitor comfort. The tour bus is also equipped with a wheelchair lift to enhance accessibility.

PO Box 917, Herbert Bateman Visitor Center
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336

Email:  CNHA@verizon.net       

Phone 1:  757-336-3696  

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Assateague Lighthouse   --   Chincoteague Island
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Hike the Light!

The Assateague Lighthouse is approximately 1/4 mile away from Chincoteague Island and visitors can drive there from Chincoteague in about 5 minutes. Some people elect to rent bicycles or walk along the trail that leads from Chincoteague over to Assateague Island. The trail is maintained by the National Park Service and Fish and Wildlife Service at Assateague Island. Visitors to the Maryland side of Assateague can drive to this area in about an hour. The Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is home of the lighthouse.The lighthouse was constructed in 1833 at a cost of approximately $55,000. It has twin rotating lights that flash one after the other from a height of 154 feet above sea level. The lights can be seen 19 miles out to sea. The Assateague Lighthouse stands 142 feet high with a base that measures over 27 feet in diameter.

The Assateague Lighthouse is an active navigational aid and is in the National Register of Historic places. In 1933 the lighthouse was converted to be electrically operated and it's first light was a candle lantern. The Assateague Lighthouse has warned passing ships and local waterman of the shallow waters off Assateague for many years.

Artists are showcased in the Lighthouse oil shed on a rotating schedule from April through October.

PO Box 917
Chincoteague Island , VA  23336

Email:  CNHA@verizon.net       
Website:  www.AssateagueIsland.com/lighthouse/lighthouse_info.htm

Phone 1:  757-336-3696  

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Eastern Shore Artisan Trail   --   Eastern Shore
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Explore our creative bounty, Chesapeake toAtlantic

The area’s pristine and unfettered beauty inspires the art, craft, food and wine of the artists and artisans who live in this unique and unspoiled coastal paradise. Discover studios, galleries, farms, wineries, theaters and festivals tucked away down long country lanes and in charming, busy harbor towns. Boat or fly to an island village in the middle of the Chesapeake.

  • Craft Artisans
  • Agri-Artisans (Agri-tourism businesses)
  • Craft Related Businesses & Venues
  • Supporting Site Sponsors (Lodging, Restaurants, Cultural Points of Interest)

Meet the people who live, work, create and play on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Connected to mainland Virginia by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, this 70-mile coastal peninsula has been isolated from therest of the state for most of its four-hundred year history. The coastline looks much the same as it did in the early 1600s when the first Europeans stumbled across it. Here you will find the only wild barrier islands remaining on the entire Atlantic seaboard

Accomack and Northampton Counties
Eastern Shore , VA  00000

Email:  Info@esvatourism.org       
Website:  www.artisanscenterofvirginia.org/index.php/home/artisan_trail/C11

Phone 1:  757-331-1660  

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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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Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail   --   Eastern Shore
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VA Birding & Wildlife Trail - 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 to explore the many birding and wildlife viewing sites on the Eastern Shore Loop of the statewide Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail (VBWT).

The Eastern Shore Loop 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. 

For more information about the statewide VBWT, please visit https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/vbwt/

Accomack and Northampton Counties
Eastern Shore , VA  00000

Email:  BirdingTrail@dgif.virginia.gov       
Website:  www.dgif.virginia.gov/vbwt/coastal-trail/CES

Phone 1:  804-367-1000  

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Burnham Guides Multi-Day Paddling Expeditions    --   Onancock
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Paddling in Virginia ~ Spring ~ Summer ~ Fall

Join Bill and Mary Burnham on the unspoiled waters of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The authors of "Kayaking for Everyone" have been paddling, hiking and writing about Virginia for nearly 20 years and now bring their signature "Paddle with the Authors" adventures on Chesapeake Bay kayak camping tripsB&B-based Weekend Adventures, and week-long expeditions along the Atlantic barrier islands on the Virginia Seaside Water Trail. Start with a sunset paddle, add a hang-gliding flight or wine tasting, sprinkle with barrier island sand, then fold in the comfort of an island campsite or a cozy bed-and-breakfast and you have the makings for a life-changing experience. We take care of all the details for you. Burnham Guides has a custom trip for beginners, advanced, families and groups.

 

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Visit our shop on the Eastern Shore of Virginia http://esvatourism.org/es_shop/shop_select.asp?cat2ID=17&ref=shop 


2 King St., Onancock, VA 757-710-5137

Spring through Fall finds us at our "basecamp" in Onancock on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The paddling located in the historic SteamBoat Ticket Office at Onancock Wharf is the perfect launch for hourly kayak, SUP or bike rentals, or for the more adventurous, a kayak camping or B&B-based adventures on the Chesapeake Bay, the Seaside Water Trail, or Assateague Island, Maryland paddling with the ponies. Shop phone: 757-710-5137. 2 King St., Onancock, VA. 
Rates: 1-hr 2-hr Half-day Full-day Rentals 
Single: $20 $30 $40 $55 
SUP: $20 $30 $40 $55 
Tandem $30 $45 $60 $75 
Bikes: $10 for 2 hours; $20 for full day 
2-hour tour: $45 per person. Onancock Creek 
Half-day tour: $85 per person. Schooner Bay 
Full-day tour: $125 per person, includes lunch on a barrier island. 
Scroll down for multi-day trips http://esvatourism.org/es_what_to_do/what_to_do_select.asp?cat2ID=57&ref=57 

 

Chesapeake Bay Kayak Camping 3-5 days

 

Our small group, fully-outfitted trips are the perfect introduction to the great adventure of kayak camping, or a longer expedition for more advanced paddlers with their own equipment.

We lead you through the salt marshes of Virginia's Eastern Shore, an Audubon-sanctioned Important Birding Area. We explore small beaches and tidal creeks through Parker's Marsh Natural Area Preserve, and end in the 1680 Colonial port of Onancock, offering dining and historic lodgings for pre/post trip.

A stay on the grounds of an historic estate and an oyster roast can be arranged! 

 

B&B Based Paddling Adventures 3-5 days

 

We turn the weekend into the perfect mix of Eastern Shore nature and small town charm. We'll paddle Onancock Creek at sunset for a beach supper, Chesapeake Bay marshes and seaside islands by day, and reward you at a charming B&B and dinner out in the 1680 Colonial port town of Onancock, VA. Add an introductory tandem hang gliding flight with Virginia Hanggliding, a kayak winery tour with SouthEast Expeditions, a boat trip out to the island community of Tangier, or a post-paddle massage! Lodging is included at an historic, family-run B&B in Onancock that is walking or biking distance to shops, galleries and eateries.

Read More: BurnhamGuides.com   Choose your dates

 

Virginia's Seaside Water Trail 3-7 days

 

Spend a weekend or a week on the Seaside Water Trail along the Virginia Eastern Shore's protected barrier islands. Camping is not allowed on these pristine islands due to bird nesting, so we will arrange land support to take you to a lodge or B&B each evening. We can customize a trip for all abilities, including the full length of the 70-mile peninsula from Chincoteague to Kiptopeke, the longest undeveloped shoreline on the East Coast. 

2 King Street
Onancock , VA  23417

Email:  Mary@BurnhamGuides.com       
Website:  www.BurnhamGuides.com/virginia

Phone 1:  305-240-0650  

Phone 2:  757-710-5137   (shop & reservations)

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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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