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Chincoteague is one of the Happiest Seaside Towns in America for 2014, according to Coastal Living magazine.   So when a friend invited me to his vacation home on Chincoteague Island for a weekend this summer, I decided to pack my bags and head south to see what all the hype was about.  What I found was a small quaint seaside town that reminded me of days gone by; it was definitely one of the happiest places I’ve been to in a quite awhile.

If you plan to visit this small barrier island located off the north eastern coast of Virginia for your next vacation, you should know that this is not your average beach town that you typically find along the east coast.  You are not going to find a plethora of restaurants, boutiques, spas and high rise hotels.  You are not going to find a boardwalk filled with tacky souvenir shops and arcades either.

See more of the 'Tripping Blonde' article An Old-Fashioned Vacation in the Happiest Seaside Town in America – Chincoteague, VA

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