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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

Yorktown Battlefield

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

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

Fort Monroe National Monument

The Fort Monroe National Monument in the tip of the Virginia Peninsula has been an integral part of the history of Virginia for centuries.
> Fort Monroe > Eastern Shore > National Parks

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

Kiptopeke State Park

Kiptopeke State Park is located just a few miles from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel on the state’s gorgeous Eastern Shore. It has everything that you’d expect from a park located so close to the sea: great fishing, boating and breathtaking views.
> Chesapeake Bay > Eastern Shore > State Parks

Historic Jamestowne

Jamestowne visitors can see the location of one of the earliest colonies in the New World.
> Jamestowne > Eastern Shore > National Parks
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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