Plan Your Chincoteague Island Vacation Here!
Are you ready for a change from the big city beach resorts? In Chincoteague there are no high rises, board walks, or traffic jams. Chincoteague Island is a serene, yet fun filled, tourist destination. Chincoteague Island is Virginia's only resort Island. Located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Chincoteague is within easy reach from all major cities on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. Chincoteague is the gateway to the Virginia portion of Assateague Island, home of the famous Chincoteague Wild Ponies. Chincoteague offers a relaxed atmosphere and the beauty of unspoiled nature. From relaxing on the beach to viewing a spectacular sunset over the Chincoteague Bay, there is never a shortage of things to do in Chincoteague. We hope that you will fall in love with our Island, the way so many others already have.
Chincoteague Island gained national fame in 1961 when Twentieth Century Fox premiered the movie Misty of Chincoteague. The movie was based on author Marguerite Henry's award-winning children's book Misty of Chincoteague, which she wrote in 1947 while staying at Miss Molly's Inn on Chincoteague Island. The book and movie helped to forever transition Chincoteague Island from a small fishing village into a world-class tourist destination.
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Chincoteague Bay Web Cam
2014 Pony Swim Guide
Specials and Discounts
Interactive Chincoteague Map
Where is Chincoteague?
Viewing Rocket Launches
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Local Area Links
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November 9: Second Saturday Art Stroll
November 15 - 19: Wounded Warriors Hunt
November 16: Island Coffeehouse
November 23: 3rd Annual Mayor's Ball
November & December: Christmas By The Sea
NASA launched LADEE from Wallops Island on Sept. 6th
Off road vehicle access on Assateague Island re-opened Sept. 1st
Enjoy your Chincoteague Christmas By The Sea
Pony Swim 2013 Recap
The Assateague Lighthouse Restoration Is Complete
Chincoteague Pony Frequently Asked Questions
Chincoteague In The Press:
Trekaroo, DC Spotlight,
Washingtonian, Fox News Travel,
Budget Travel, Coastal Living, Top 5 things to do in Chincoteague with kids... besides the beach, Trip Advisor Top Islands, Trip Advisor Top Beaches, Flip Key Top Beach Vacations
Vacation Rental Homes:
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