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Stories and Tips Chincoteague Island

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Barrier Island Holiday!

Written by Cindy Grant on 29 Jun, 2012

Our week long stay started with a ride through the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, $12 per car toll fee. The kids were excited and seemed amazed at the thought of going under the water in a tunnel instead of over it on a bridge.…Read More


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Chincoteague Island

Written by MonnieR on 05 Jul, 2007

Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is a great place visit some interesting shops, take pony rides, do some fishing and just plain relax. The island also is the gateway to Assateague Island, the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, the soft sands of the Assateague Island National Seashore and…Read More


Nature Trails

Written by melja on 04 Oct, 2006

The kids really enjoyed the nature trails. We rented bikes and made a day of it. The wildlife there is so beautiful to see. We highly recommend doing this.…Read More


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Misty of Chincoteague

Written by Cindy Grant on 30 Jun, 2012

While downtown shopping in the antique stores or eating some great seafood, check out the statue of Misty. I read the book Misty of Chincoteague when I was little, and it was great to visit the place where the story took place.…Read More


Be prepared for mosquitos!

Written by Weneth on 10 Oct, 2011

We've been to Chincoteague Island twice, both times in September. The first year the weather was wonderful & we were not bothered by a single mosquito the entire week. We were not so lucky the second year!! We were not prepared & unfortunately received…Read More


Harbour Rentals- Avoid at All Cost!

Written by Our Vacation Review on 26 Jun, 2010

We rented Misty Manor and found the porch very dirty upon arrival. The interior was cluttered with so much stuff there was no counter or dresser top space for our own belongings. There was stuff everywhere.We had dinner out of the porch with our family…Read More


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