Things To Do in Chincoteague Island

Find The Day’s Adventure

Located right in the heart of our historic downtown district, Chincoteague’s nature, history, recreation, and adventure lies just steps from your suite. Relax in privacy at our pools, hot tub, and fitness center. Step outside for a day of fishing or crabbing on the water. You won't find high-rises, boardwalks, or traffic jams on this charming island, but you will find tons of fun and peace of mind.

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Assateague Island

Paradise is closer than you think on Assateague Island. Connect with nature and the region’s beloved horses on one of Virginia's most sought after shorelines. What wildlife will you encounter on the island's marshes and bays?

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Island Boating Tours

A scenic nature boat tour is a must do activity for your Chincoteague Island vacation! You will gain a perspective of the area that is not achievable any other way! Here are a few of our favorites: 

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Island Activities

If you’re looking for an oasis of fun, you’ve come to the right place. Here are just a few of our favorite activities to keep you (and the kids) entertained for the entirety of your stay. Find more information on each one down below! 

  • Maui Jacks Waterpark 
  • Brianna’s Kindness Park
  • Robert E. Reed Downtown Park
  • Iron Pony Adventure Park
  • Memorial Park
  • Assateague Lighthouse
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The History of Chincoteague

Get the most out of your visit! Learn about Chincoteague Island's life throughout its long and varied existence.

  • Museum of Chincoteague Island
  • Chincoteague Step Through Time Tours
  • Captain Timothy Hillhouse
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Whether you want to adventure outdoors or just relax in the salt air, Chincoteague Island is the place to be. One of the greatest pleasures for your leisure hours on Chincoteague Island is a tour of the island’s great variety of shops and galleries. Chincoteague Island is home to a thriving artist community of very talented folks specializing in oils, watercolors, acrylics, hand-carved decoys, pottery, silk embroidery, and more; for an enjoyable day of shopping.