Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay

Virginia's Chesapeake Bay region features George Washington's birthplace, the estate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee - Stratford Hall, as well as the lands of the Pamunkey and Mattaponi Native Americans. See rural and waterfront cottages, quaint villages and expansive farmlands all along the Bay.

Ways to enjoy the Chesapeake Bay and all it has to offer include Westmoreland State Park with its beach, Caledon Natural Area with its trails to the Potomac River, and charter boats, which show off the charm of this region.

One of Virginia's most prestigious vineyards is located here - Ingleside - in the Northern Neck. Also visit Westmoreland Berry Farm & Orchard, famous for their jams, jellies and climbing goats.

You'll love the B&Bs in this region as well as the world-renowned Tides Inn resort. Escape the ordinary by spending your vacation in the Chespeake Bay region of Virginia. You'll go home refreshed, full of seafood and country charm.


Chesapeake Bay Experiences


Discover the Northern Neck and Chesapeake Bay

Escape to the quiet, laid-back land by the Bay with outdoor activities, day cruises, crabbing from the pier, nature walks, biking and delicious seafood.

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Westmoreland State Park

Getaway to the Beaches of the Chesapeake

Appreciate the undiscovered jewels along the shorelines of Virginia's tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean.

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Chesapeake Bay Driving Tour

Take a driving tour amid 6,500+ acres of natural areas and 1,100 miles of shoreline. Bike, hike, fish and bird-watch to your heart's content.

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