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Have You Heard About Virginia's Award Winning Island?

MSN.com - The Most Adorable Small Town in Every State - October 27, 2017

CNTraveler.com - 50 Strange But True Facts About the U.S. - October 10, 2017

TheOdysseyOnline.com - 13 Reasons to Visit Chincoteague Island, The 'Happiest Seaside Town in America' - October 2, 2017

PackedSuitcase.com - '3 Things to Do in Chincoteague This Fall' - September 22, 2017

TripAdvisor.com - Chincoteague is named in 20 Romantic Vacations For A Couples Unforgettable Getaway - September 22, 2017

MSN.com - Chincoteague is named in Places from Famous Books You Can Actually Visit. - September 3, 2017

TravelPulse.com - Chincoteague Island named the best rental bargain for the upcoming fall season in 20 Affordable Fall Destinations - August 31, 2017

HomeAway.com - Chincoteague is featured in Your Last Summer of '17 Vacay Needs To Be At This Virginia Island - August 26, 2017

TripAdvisor.com - Chincoteague is named in 15 Best Budget Travel Vacation Ideas By The Beach
- August 14, 2017

VacationIdea.com - Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is named in 23 Best Places to Visit in Virginia - August 9, 2017

USAToday.com - Assateague Island Lighthouse is named in
Celebrate National Lighthouse Day Around the USA - August 7, 2017

PlacesYoullSee.com - Chincoteague is named in The Best Beach in Each of the 50 States - July 25, 2017

USAToday.com - Chincoteague is named in 10 Great Places to See Wild Horses - July 14, 2017

SouthernLiving.com - Assateague Island is named in The South's Best Beaches - June 2017

HouseBeautiful.com - 10 of the Most Walkable Beach Towns in the U.S. - June 22, 2017

PlacesYoullSee.com - 20 Best Islands to Visit in the USA - May 30, 2017

Good Housekeeping.com - 46 Best Beach Towns in America - April 21, 2017


MSN.com - The Best Beach in Every Single State - April 20, 2017

USAToday.com - 50 States: 50 Spring Food Festivals - March 26, 2017

TripstoDiscover.com - 12 of the Best Weekend Getaways from Washington, D.C. - March 20, 2017

Southern Living named Chincoteague Island #5 in their South's Best Top 10 Islands 2017 - March 15, 2017

TripstoDiscover.com - America's 21 Best Beach Towns - March 15, 2017

CountryLiving.com has named Chincoteague Island as one of the 10 Most Magical Island Getaways in America - March 2, 2017

MSN.com names Chincoteague #10 in Island Vacations You Can Take Without Leaving the Country - February 14, 2017

BudgetTravel.com has named Assateague Island one of the 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in America - January 30, 2017

BookRiot.com writes a Literary Tour of Chincoteague, Virginia - January 22, 2017

Time.com names Chincoteague Island in 12 Great Places to Go in 2017 - and How to Do Them on a Budget - January 3, 2017

OnyInYourState.com - 14 Things Every True Virginian Does At Least Once Before They Die - December 26, 2016

OnlyInYourState.com - 10 Most Enchanting, Magical Christmas Towns In Virginia - November 18, 2016

OnlyInYourState.com - The Lighthouse Road Trip on the Virginia Coast That's Dreamily Beautiful - October 29, 2016

BookRiot.com - 15 Equestrians Pick The Best Books For Young Horse Lovers - October 6, 2016


TheCrazyTourist.com - 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in Virginia - September 28, 2016

TripstoDiscover.com - 12 of the Top Beaches in the World - September 12, 2016


TripAdvisor.com - 14 Best Places to Travel in October for Vacation Deals - September 1, 2016

CountryLiving.com - 16 Things We Love About Chincoteague Island - August 26, 2016

TravelandLeisure.com - America’s Best Little Beach Towns - August 18, 2016

BudgetTravel.com names Assateague Island  in 10 Affordable American Beach Towns - July 13, 2016

BusinessInsider.com names Assateague Island in 30 Incredible Beaches To Visit In Your Lifetime - June 22, 2016

TopValueReviews.com names Chincoteague in 30 Great Small Beach Towns on the East Coast - June 6, 2016

Country Living Magazine - 20 of the Most Charming Beach Towns Across America - May 11, 2016

USAToday Reader’s Choice names Chincoteague #6 Best Coastal Small Town in America - April 29, 2016

PureWow.com - 9 Amazing American Beach Towns That Won’t Be Overrun with Tourists - April 27, 2016

OnlyInYourState.com chooses Chincoteague #1 and Assateague #2 in 6 Islands in Virginia That Are An Absolute Must Visit - April 22, 2016

TheCultureTrip.com - The 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in the USA - April 22, 2016

TripAdvisor.com - 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards Top 10 Best Islands in the United States - April 19, 2016

Coastal Living.com - The Daily Catch blog features Chincoteague Seafood Festival in 3 East Coast Food Festivals to Enjoy this Spring - April 13, 2016

PureWow.com - 8 Island Vacations You Can Take Without Leaving the Country - April 13, 2016

TripAdvisor.com - 20 Affordable Summer Beach Destinations Across the US - April 11, 2016

USATODAY.com features Chincoteague Seafood Festival in America’s Annual Seafood Festivals and Cook-offs - April 6, 2016

Expedia.com - Viewfinder Travel Blog 18 Most Interesting U.S. Destinations - March 24, 2016

OnlyInYourState.com - Visiting This One Place In Virginia Is Like Experiencing A Dream - March 24, 2016

SmarterTravel.com - 14 Insanely Cheap Destinations for Spring 2016 - March 17, 2016

BudgetTravel.com names Chincoteague in 100 Coolest Small Towns in America - January 15, 2016

OnlyInYourState.com - 12 Picturesque Small Towns in Virginia - January 5, 2016

MSN.com chooses Assateague Island in America’s Most Beautiful Barrier Islands - November 19, 2015

DiscountMyFlights.com - Top 50 Small Towns in America - October 27, 2015

ZesterDaily.com names Chincoteague Oyster Festival in 11 Fall Festivals Celebrating America’s Favorite Foods - September 22, 2015

SmithsonianMag.com chooses Assateague Island, Virginia and Maryland in The Best Places to See Wild Horses in North America - September 17, 2015

JustRentToOwn.com - 7 Hip Virginia Towns for the Urban Minded Millennial - September 14, 2015

TheGuardian.com chooses Chincoteague and Assateague Islands in Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry in Top 10 Islands in Children’s Fiction - September 13, 2015

BuzzFeed.com chooses Chincoteague #12 in14 Tiny East Coast Towns You Have to Visit Soon - August 24, 2015

TripAdvisor.com - 23 Affordable Dream Destinations for Autumn Vacation Rentals - August 3, 2015

OnlyInYourState.com - 10 Places in Virginia You Must See Before You Die - July 31, 2015

OnlyInYourState.com - 10 of the Most Beautiful Charming Small Towns in Virginia - July 27, 2015

OnlyInYourState.com - 15 Best Places to Live in Virginia...And Why - June 1, 2015

CountryLiving.com - Facebook fans choose Chincoteague #10 Most Charming Beach Town Across America - May 7, 2015

Weather.com chooses Assateague #27 and Chincoteague #37 as two of 50 Stunning American Islands - May 4, 2015

TripAdvisor.com - 2015 People’s Choice AwardBest Island in US - Chincoteague #8 - April 22, 2015

USAToday.com Reader’s Choice chooses Chincoteague #8 Best Coastal Small Town in America - March 16, 2015

BudgetTravel.com names Chincoteague #2 Coolest Small Town in America - March 4, 2015

MapQuest voted Chincoteague #65 in its Discover Summer Travel Quest Series

Coastal Living names Chincoteague the #1 Happiest Seaside Town in America - July 2014 issue.

TripAdvisor 2014 Travelers’ Choice Award names Assateague Island #23 Beach in US - June 5, 2014

10Best USA Today Travel Reader’s Choice - Assateague Island, VA/MD voted #6 Best U.S. Island - June 4, 2014

TripAdvisor 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awardnames Chincoteague Island #2 Island in US - February 19, 2014

CBS This Morningaired “Quiet Town Turns into Rocket City” after January 19, 2014 Antares Launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Orbital Sciences Corporation contracts with NASA to resupply the International Space Station

TripAdvisor named Chincoteague Island a Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Islands award winner - March 26, 2013

TripAdvisor - Top 10 Beaches in the U.S.: Chincoteague No 7

Travel + Leisure.com named Assateague one of The Best Beaches on Earth in its January 10, 2013 edition. Voters ranked Assateague among the world’s beaches “Best for Wildlife Viewing.”

The National Audubon Societyconsiders Assateague a “Global Important Bird Area.”

USA Today reports “TripAdvisor” users rate Assateague Beach among the top 25 U.S. beaches in their Traveler’s Choice® 2013 list. Comments: “Amazing”     Best time to go: May – September

Fox News names Chincoteague, Va., one of five “under-the-radar spring break getaways” in 2013, saying here you can see wild ponies and rocket launches

OnlyInYourState.com - Coolest Small Town in 15 Best Places To Live in Virginia…..and Why  - June 1, 2015

Candyce Stapen’s article on Chincoteague in “Bella Online”is among the most popular of her ‘Adventure Living’ pieces in 2013

TheCultureTrip.com - The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Virginia - May 30, 2015

OnlyInYourState.com chooses Assateague Island National Seashore #1 and Chincoteague #4 10 Beautiful Virginia Beaches That Are An Absolute Must See This Summer - May 25, 2015

HarpersBazaar.com - The 20 Most Charming Beach Towns Across America - May 22, 2015

TheCultureTrip.com - Top 10 Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in the USA - May 18, 2015

OnlyInYourState.com chooses Oysters #4 and Pony Swim #5 You’ll Only Understand These 12 Traditions If You’re From Virginia - May 10, 2015

Thrillist.com - 9 Best Weekend Trips Within Driving Distance of D.C. - April 13, 2015

BuzzFeed.comadvises to “Horse Around on Chincoteague Island” as 17 Amazing Trips for Animal Lovers - May 1, 2014

Travel Expert Victor Block of Creators.comsyndicate wrote “As a self-styled aficionado of oysters who has slurped down more than my share of the bivalves, I…. I rated them the best I’ve enjoyed anywhere, any time.”

Trekaroo.com family travel site named Assateague beach and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge among the top 10 things for families to do in Virginia in 2012

AOL.com named Chincoteague America’s Best Beach Town in 2010

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