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Upper Shore Accommodations

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The Upper Shore


The Upper Region of Virginia’s Eastern Shore is widely known for its pristine ocean beaches, abundant wildlife, and delicious seafood. Home to Chincoteague Island, Virginia's only island resort, this picturesque fishing village is the gateway to the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and Assateague National Seashore. Visitors can relax in this unspoiled setting, strolling miles of golden beaches, sand dunes at Chincoteague Island seeing the wild ponies made famous by Marguerite Henry’s children’s classic, “Misty of Chincoteague.” Literally hundreds of species of waterfowl and wildlife flourish in this natural paradise. In the Town of Chincoteague, vacationers can enjoy excellent seafood restaurants and quaint shops - many within walking distance of the Island's bed and breakfasts. Biking, kayaking, boating, crabbing, clamming, and fishing are popular activities in this part of Virginia and, of course, the annual Pony Swim in July attracts visitors from all over the world. Wallops Island NASA Visitor’s Center is a convenient stop on your way to or from your Chincoteague bed and breakfast.

Another small town that offer a true experience of Virginia’s Eastern Shore is New Church:

A quiet, rural setting and is located within driving distance of the Chesapeake Bay, and to other towns and attractions along Route 13, such as restaurants and a well-known winery.

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Channel Bass Inn

Barbara and David Wiedenheft
6228 Church Street, Chincoteague Island, VA
phone: (757)336-6148 / fax: (757)336-6599
toll free: (800)249-0818
email: barbara@channelbassinn.com
web: channelbassinn.com

This 6800 sq ft house was built in 1892 and offers spacious, peaceful accommodations for your stay on Chincoteague Island. Each guest room has a comfortable sitting area, or a separate sitting room. Enjoy the gorgeous perennial gardens - a perfect spot for that early morning cup of coffee. Borrow a bicycle from the Innkeepers and pedal to nearby Assateague Island. Explore the beaches and the National Wildlife Refuge, home to the Outside the Channel Bass Inn famous Chincoteague ponies. A delicious, full breakfast is served daily. Guests with dietary restrictions are graciously accommodated, with prior notice. Barbara's "world-famous" scones (ginger being the favourite!) are served at teatime.

Free WifiChildren AllowedPet FriendlyOff Street ParkingNo Smoking Facility

Garden Sea Inn, Main House

Garden and Sea Inn

Dorothee and Thomas Renn
4188 Nelson Rd, New Church, VA
phone: (757)824-0672 / fax: (757)824-0672
email: Innkeeper@GardenAndSeaInn.com
web: GardenAndSeaInn.com

Escape to the most romantic Bed and Breakfast on the friendly Eastern Shore of Virginia. This ideal, year 'round retreat is conveniently located just eleven miles from Chincoteague and Asssateague. Sitting on over four beautifully landscaped acres, this spectacular 1802 Estate offers 3 houses, a swimming pool, lush gardens, trickling ponds, relaxing swings and lots of nooks picture of Assateague Channel to just take a nap or read a good book in. Enjoy exploring the unspoiled beach and wildlife refuge on Assateague Island, browse the charming shops on Chincoteague Island, explore the quaint little towns and marinas on the beautiful Eastern Shore or take a journey into the past by visiting Tangier or Smith Island.

Free WifiChildren AllowedPet FriendlyOff Street ParkingNo Smoking FacilityRooms with FireplacesRooms with jazuzzis

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