Category Archives: Tidewater & Chesapeake Bay

9 Diverse Places to Go Kayaking in Virginia Beach (& Nearby)

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

If someone asks what one of the most popular activities in Virginia is, I will repeatedly tell them it is kayaking. This is a guide to the best places to go kayaking in Virginia Beach (and nearby). This guide is aimed at first-timers or people looking for accessible places. Virginia Beach and the Tidewater area […]

First Landing State Park Camping Tips (Cabins, Info, & More)

Camping at First Landing State Park in Virginia

This guide details everything you need to know about First Landing State Park camping options, including yurts, camping plot, and cabin options.  It also answers some of your frequently asked questions about camping at First Landing State Park. This is truly one of the best places to go camping in Virginia Beach (and one of […]

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 […]

17 Fun and Historical Things to Do in Portsmouth, VA

Homes in historic Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia is a city that is teeming with history. From its founding in 1620 to the tragic yellow fever epidemic, the Civil War, and its current revival, there are many amazing things to do in Portsmouth VA! The historic seaport also offers plenty of unique architectural sites, museums, restaurants, and opportunities to educate visitors […]

10 Beautiful Airbnbs in Chincoteague (+ Seaside Rentals)

Chincoteague Airbnb

Chincoteague, Virginia is such an idyllic vacation spot and these amazing Airbnbs in Chincoteague will help you have the perfect trip! There are few places in Virginia that are as relaxing and as beautiful as Chincoteague on the Eastern Shore! And one mistake people make when traveling to Chincoteague is that they do not spend […]