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Shore Fun on Virginia's Northern Neck

Shore Fun on Virginia's Northern Neck
Shore Fun on Virginia's Northern Neck

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    Visit the tributaries of the Rappahannock River in Virginia’s Northern Neck for low-key coastal escape. Driving Route 200, to Route 3, to Route 354 is a crescent shaped loop around the Corrotoman River that is perfect for exploring and sightseeing. Before starting your adventure, consider staying a night at The Tides Inn resort in Lancaster. 

    The Tides Inn overlooks Carters Creek and offers luxury riverfront accommodations, golf, sailing excursions, a spa, a croquet field, and a 36-slip marina. Seafood lovers will enjoy the two-day, hands-on Oyster Experience with a local waterman where you can harvest, learn to shuck, and eat a tasty oyster-inspired meal.

    From The Tides, head northwest to Route 354, also known as River Road, toward Belle Isle Park. From great bike trails, to canoeing, to walking the boardwalk, to touring the beautiful historic Bel Air House grounds, there are tons of exciting outdoor activities to enjoy.

    Continue south and explore some to the many beaches, such as Beach Creek, and marina. Opportunities to fish, view wildlife, and participate in watersports are plentiful in this region. Consider Yankee Point Marina on Myer Creek for sunfish sailboat rentals, lobster bakes, and swimming in a saltwater pool.

    Whether your group wants a relaxing getaway or a riverside adventure, you can have it all on Virginia’s Northern Neck.


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