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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.

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.
Things to Do in Eastern Shore

Chippokes State Park

There was a time when the James River in Virginia was lined with plantation homes and farms. While the plantation lifestyle is a thing of the past, Chippokes State Park gives visitors a chance to step back in time.

Historic Jamestowne

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

York River State Park

Just outside of Williamsburg sits a state park with a mission.

Yorktown Battlefield

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

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

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
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

State Attractions

Luray Caverns Tips
Yorktown Battlefield
Virginia Zoo: 500+ Animals
Washington’s Mt. Vernon
Madison’s Montpelier
Top Richmond Attractions
Carytown Blends Old South and Hipster for Shoppers
Jefferson’s Monticello
Museum of Fine Arts
Amazement Square - Rightmire Children’s Museum
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