Category Archives: Tidewater & Chesapeake Bay

Everything to Know Before Visiting First Landing State Park

Rainbow sheen in Cypress Swamp at First Landing State Park

If you’re planning a trip to First Landing State Park, you should definitely do your research before going. This is a First Landing State Park travel guide including what to do, why you should visit, and more! About First Landing State Park Just outside of Virginia Beach is the historic and beautiful First Landing State […]

7 Luxury Virginia Beach Timeshare Resorts (+ Seaside Rentals)

Virginia Beach timeshares to rent

From the miles of soft sand and comfortable southern Virginia ocean temperatures to the city’s famous boardwalk, Virginia Beach has grown to be one of my favorite beachside getaways. Virginia Beach offers the right mixture of relaxation and fun. No matter who you travel with, there are affordable activities and a variety of excursions perfect […]

10 Best Things to Do in Chincoteague for First-Timers (+ Map)

Assateague Horse or Chincoteague Ponies - what to do in Chincoteague

Is Chincoteague on the top of your Virginia bucket list? If so, here are the best things to do in Chincoteague for first-time visitors! Chincoteague, Virginia was a place that I became familiar with almost immediately after moving to Virginia as a child. I partially blame my school’s librarian for introducing me to ‘Misty of […]

10 Dreamy Airbnbs in Cape Charles, VA (+ Waterfront Rentals)

Cape Charles Airbnbs

There are few places as charming as Cape Charles on the Eastern Shore. These are the best Airbnbs in Cape Charles VA to help you have the most memorable trip possible! One of my favorite places in Virginia is Cape Charles, a small town of just over 1,000 people on the southern part of the […]

9 Easy Hiking Trails in Virginia Beach (+ Trailhead Map)

Best hiking trails in Virginia Beach

Are you an avid hiker and heading to VA Beach soon? This is a guide to the best easy hiking trails in Virginia Beach, VA. No one travels to Virginia Beach for extreme mountain hiking. Needless to say, the landscapes simply don’t exist. However, there are over 41 fantastic hikes in Virginia Beach and they […]

How to Visit the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia (Tips + Facts)

How to Visit the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia (Tips + Facts)

For years, I put the Great Dismal Swamp in Virginia at the top of my home state travel list. I never knew why I had such a desire to visit but perhaps that region of Virginia was so unexplored by me and I knew my state like the back of my hand when it came […]