About the Area

Eastern Shore of Virginia

esva mapThe Eastern Shore of Virginia is 70 miles long and part of the Delmarva Peninsula separated from the rest of the state of Virginia by the Chesapeake Bay. The weather features temperate summers and winters. The shore is best known for its laid back lifestyle, along with some of the most beautiful nature on the East Coast.

The New York Times featured the Eastern Shore of Virginia in this slide show.

Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague is best known for the Chincoteague Ponies and its annual Pony Penning Day, which was the subject of the children’s book Misty of Chincoteague.  This island also offers pristine beaches, AOL Travel rated Chincoteague Island as America’s Number One Beach Town! This town is home to several small hotels, bed and breakfast, as well as campgrounds which host tourists throughout the year. There are restaurants featuring local seafood, and also three museums: Beebe Ranch, the Museum of Chincoteague Island and the Refuge Waterfowl Museum.

Travel and Leisure rated Chincoteague as their second best America’s Best Little Beach Towns!

Driving Time

These lots are located off of Route 13 which is easily accessible and an easy drive from many large cities. Below is the estimated driving time and distance.

Baltimore, MD: 3 Hours – 155 Miles

Washington, DC: 3 Hours, 15 Minutes – 160 Miles

Philadelphia, PA: 3 Hours, 30 Minutes – 176 Miles

New York City, NY: 5 Hours – 257 Miles

Richmond, VA: 3 Hours, 30 Minutes – 187 Miles

Ocean City, MD: 55 Minutes, 40 Miles

Virginia Beach, VA: 2 Hours, 100 Miles

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