Blogs & Podcasts

Chincoteague Is For Nature Trail Lovers

Spring has sprung and it is time to pack your bags for an epic WanderLOVE road trip to Chincoteague Island, Virginia. Once you cross our causeway surrounded by marshes that are turning greener by the day, it is time to leave the road behind and take to the trails to discover our outdoor splendor. Warmer […]

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Chincoteague Is For Water Lovers

The days are longer, the sun is warmer, and it’s time to pack your bags for an epic WanderLOVE road trip to Chincoteague Island, Virginia. The Atlantic Ocean and channels surrounding Chincoteague Island are calling you to experience life “on the water”, whether it be fishing, crabbing, clamming, boating, kayaking, swimming or just strolling along the […]

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Chincoteague Is For History Lovers

History is about change…nothing stays “the way it was” forever! Just as the shifting sands sculpt the shoreline of the Atlantic Ocean, past events and people have shaped Chincoteague Island’s landscape and culture into what it is today. Chincoteague’s rich heritage is unique and captivating, tangible and tempting, seductive and charming. We invite you to explore […]

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Chincoteague is for Horse Lovers

Seventy-five years ago, Marguerite Henry put the little island of Chincoteague on the map when she penned the award-winning book, Misty of Chincoteague in 1946 while staying at Miss Molly’s Inn. The movie followed in 1961 and a star was born! The fictional story revolved around a real Chincoteague Pony and the family who owned […]

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THE BIVALVE TRAIL Podcast

THE BIVALVE TRAIL is a new podcast series from the Chincoteague Island Theatre Company which will be an ongoing audible series focused on bringing the audience dramatic and engaging entertainment that can be listened to anytime and anywhere. ​The first event is a four-episode deep dive into the fascinating life story of a man from […]

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48 Hours in Chincoteague Island

South of where nightlife and neon dominates the Atlantic Coast of the Northeast “island time” is real, and days seem to go as slow as the 25-mph speed limit set throughout Chincoteague Island. There are no amusement park rides, no boardwalks. Relaxation takes center stage, and there is plenty of fun to be had and […]

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Chincoteague is for Small Town Lovers Itinerary

Chincoteague is for Small Town Lovers

Enjoy a small town, coastal Thanksgiving this year on a quaint seaside island where wild ponies and wintering waterfowl are the main attractions. Restaurants will serve both traditional Thanksgiving dinner and delicious items from their regular menu. The Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge will also host their annual Waterfowl Weekend November 26-29 offering a special opportunity […]

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Chincoteague is for Oyster Lovers Itinerary

Old lore said you could only eat oysters in a month with an “R” meaning September through April. The main reasons being that cooler temperatures kept the wild oysters from spoiling and that oysters were “fatter” during those months as they were out of their reproductive season. Thanks to modern day refrigeration and that sterile […]

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See Wild Ponies Swim from This Undiscovered National Seashore

When I was 11 years old, I made a deal with my parents that if I did all my chores perfectly for a month I could go to Assateague Island and see the wild horses. To my parents’ surprise, I fulfilled my bargain and my dream trip came true. Yearly visits to Assateague Island National […]

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Road Trip to Chincoteague Island

Road Trip to Chincoteague Island One of the best trips with kids! By Stephanie Kevan-Publisher Jul 3, 2019         For our latest Road Trip we took the less than 2 hour ride to Chincoteague and once again, our visit didn’t disappoint.  Last year, we wanted to try something new and took the […]

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