Getaway To 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.chesapeakebay_f

Camp at Chesapeake Bay Camp Resort with RV or tent campsites, air-conditioned rustic cabins or stay in lodges located 3 miles northeast of Reedville on a scenic tidal creek. This is a great place to bring the kids as well as the family dog (on a leash).

Enjoy on-site activities such as volleyball, swimming pool, fishing, crabbing, sailing, miniature golf, badminton, horseshoes and a game room.

Or check out Bethpage Camp-Resort in Urbanna. It is a complete recreational resort with over 1,000 RV sites and 30 cottages on the waterfront. Enjoy a waterpark, two pools, a swimming lake with beach, volleyball and much more.

Enjoy a Chesapeake Bay and/or Smith Island cruise! Cruise across the Chesapeake Bay from historic Reedville at the tip of Virginia's Northern Neck to quaint Smith Island, only 13 miles away, yet a world apart. You'll see the crabbers and the fascinating soft shell crab "farms" as you come into Smith Island. Or charter a boat from Deltaville for fishing and crabbing or rent a kayak or paddle boat from Jackson Creek Outfitters.

Visit the village of Ewell where you can take the walking tour, enjoy a fresh seafood lunch and visit local gift shops.

Other activities include driving or biking along a scenic byway, visiting wineries in the Northern Neck and visiting historic homes, such as Stratford Hall Plantation -- home of Robert E. Lee -- George Washington's Birthplace and Historic Christ Church, built in 1670.




Virginia Oysters

The best food tells a story of the place it is from. Eating an oyster in Virginia captures the…

Chesapeake Bay

Virginia's Chesapeake Bay region features George Washington's birthplace, the estate of…