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Eastern Shore Virginia

Yorktown Battlefield

Yorktown Battlefield is an educational experience at the Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia.

Historic Jamestowne

Jamestowne visitors can see the location of one of the earliest colonies in the New World.

Norfolk Botanical

Norfolk Botanical GardenIt all started with a $76,000 grant to create a garden that would attract visitors.
Things to Do in Eastern Shore

Camping in Eastern Virginia

The Eastern region of the state of Virginia is home to a variety of parks, trails, and places to camp.
> Eastern Shore > Camping

Belle Isle State Park

One of the great things about Virginia state parks is that many of them have a unique feature that makes them worth a visit. Belle Isle is no exception.
> Lancaster > Eastern Shore > State Parks

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail stretches across several states, but it begins in Maryland and Virginia.
> Annapolis > Eastern Shore > National Parks

Yorktown Battlefield

Yorktown Battlefield is an educational experience at the Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia.
> Yorktown > Eastern Shore > National Parks > Colonial Beach > Historical

Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach

The shorelines of Virginia Beach attract visitors from all over the state and country every year. Chesapeake Bay, located in the heart of Virginia Beach, is no exception.
> Eastern Shore > Beaches

Dolphin Watch

The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, located in Virginia Beach, offers a dolphin watch excursion during which participants have the chance to view dolphins as they frolic in the ocean.
> Virginia Beach > Eastern Shore
Eastern Shore Events

Chincoteague Pony Swim

The annual roundup of wild ponies living on the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge takes place every July on Assateague Island in an event known as the Pony Swim and Auction.
Date: Wednesday, Jul. 27
> Accomack County > Eastern Shore > Festivals > July

Chincoteague Blueberry Festival

The Chincoteague Island Blueberry Festival takes place every year in mid July.
Date: Friday, Jul. 22
> Chincoteague Island > Eastern Shore > Festivals > July

Pork, Peanut, and Pine Festival

The Pork, Peanut, and Pine Festival is scheduled every July at Chippokes Plantation State Park.
Date: Saturday, Jul. 16
> Surry > Eastern Shore > Festivals > July

Tappahannock Rivahfest

The Tappahannock-Essex County RivahFest is a community festival that is held in downtown Tappahannock on Prince Street.
Date: Saturday, Jun. 18
> Tappahannock > Eastern Shore > Festivals > June

Gloucester Daffodil Festival

All-day entertainment includes storytellers, magicians, singers & bands. Pets and their owners are invited to participate in the "Magnificent Mutt Show" where everyone is a winner.
Date: Tuesday, Apr. 12
> Gloucester > Eastern Shore > Festivals > April

Richmond County Fair

The Richmond County Fair takes place in Warsaw near the Rappahannock River.
Date: Saturday, Aug. 15
> Warsaw > Eastern Shore > Fairs > August

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