Local Links on the Shore
Eastern Shore of Virginia Tourism
Will help you plan your Eastern Shore adventures!
Listing of Events and Local Businesses
Offers detailed information on the town of Cape Charles
Things to Do and Sea:
Tidewater Charters Full and half day charters, offering fishing and family fun.
Southeast Expeditions Offers guided kayaking tours and rentals for all your families' exploration needs.
Bay Creek's award-winning golf resort is the first in the United States to feature signature courses from two of the top names in golf—Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer. Golf Digest has consistently named our 18-hole courses among the best in the state, while Golf World ranked Bay Creek 12th in its list of top golf resorts in America.
Chatham Vineyards is owned and operated by the Wehner family at historic Chatham Farm which has been a working farm for four centuries. They're located on Church Creek, in Machipongo, VA (just ten minutes north of the farm).
A retail tasting room is located in the winery and outdoor seating for relaxing on a pretty day. Check their site for fun events too!
The Barrier Islands Center, located on the former Almshouse Farm, in Machipongo, is a gem of a cultural history museum. It uses artfully designed exhibits and original documentary films to tell the stories of the people who lived, worked and played on Virginia's Barrier Islands. They host multiple public and private events each year.
Kiptopeke State Park offers recreational access to the Chesapeake Bay. It's also a great place to explore unique migratory bird habitat along the Atlantic flyway. The park has two and three-bedroom cabins, six-bedroom lodges, RV and tent camping, yurts and a bunkhouse. Guests also enjoy the park's boat ramp, lighted fishing pier, picnic areas, 5.1 miles of hiking and biking trails, playground, beach bathhouse and swimming beach. Seasonal interpretive and educational programs focus on natural history, birding and bay ecology.
Hike the trails, kayak the marshes, and look up at the sky for the numerous species of birds that fly by.
Waterfront restaurant, event space and marina in Cape Charles, Va.
Full service yacht center right in the town harbor.
Places to Hangout – and Eat!
Waterfront bistro located in an historic renovated building, right on the marina. Hands down, the BEST food near and far!
Authentic Irish pub with a quaint atmosphere, and daily lunch and dinner specials.
Waterfront bar/restaurant located at the Cape Charles Yacht Center/Marina. Frequent live music in the summer months.
Breakfast, lunch and some nights dinner; right next to the pro shop on the golf course.
Handcrafted and delicious pizza!
Relaxing atmosphere, coffee and breakfast in an historic building.
Provision your life with a wide variety of wines, beers, cheeses and gourmet snacks!
Homemade Ice cream in an assortment of fun flavors!
While you're heading up to Machipongo for some historic education at the Barrier Island Center and a wine tasting at
Chatham Vineyards, stop at MTC for a fresh healthy (or not) snack!
Locally Made Stuff to Order – Great Gift Ideas!
Blue Crab Bay Company - Tastes and Traditions of the Chesapeake
Locally inspired delicious treats.
Order locally roasted coffee!
Meet the Horses