Cape Charles

Downtown Cape Charles
Downtown Cape Charles
Rte 184
Cape Charles, VA 23310
Region Eastern Shore
Locality Northampton
Phone: (757) 331-2304

At the Southern tip of the peninsula, this Cinderella town has undergone an amazing transformation as it recaptures its glory days when the railroad gave birth to the Victorian beauty in 1886. Several bed & breakfast inns make staying here a pleasure with eateries close by including a chic coffee house, an old fashion soda fountain in the neighborhood pharmacy and a restaurant in a restored plantation house just north of town. The Art Deco Palace Theater spotlights local, regional and national talent. An upscale marina with shops and restaurants flank the northern side of town at Bay Creek Marina. On the southern side a working town harbor offers transit docking facilities and the chance to see the Eastern Shore Railroad float rail cars on its barge across the bay the same way it did over a century ago.

Last Updated: 7/21/2006 9:14 AM
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