Chincoteague Island National Wildlife Refuge: Home to Chincoteague’s famous wild ponies, boasts a life-guarded beach, a non-lifeguarded beach that is a favorite for surfers, a beautifully restored lighthouse and a system of nature trails.This is a favorite spot for birders and nature lovers.OR Kayak Tour: South East Expeditions’ guides will provide you with all the gear and guidance you’ll need to take a paddle around Onancock Creek.
Rest your head at a boutique hotel or one of the town’s charming bed and breakfasts.
NASA Visitor Center: Learn about the past, present and future of NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility where the U. Wright’s Seafood: Head out of Chincoteague and meander off-the-beaten-path for lunch at Wright’s on Wallops Island, where you can enjoy fresh local seafood with a spectacular waterside view.
Parksley: Head south to visit Jaxon’s Hardware, an old school five and dime store where you can find everything from souvenir T-shirts, to toys, penny candy and local gifts.
Historic Downtown: Stroll Chincoteague’s quaint downtown, which is lined with shops where you can buy everything from beach supplies, to boutique clothing, books and local art.
Island Creamery: No trip to Chincoteague is complete without a stop at the Island Creamery.
Exmore Diner: Head over to the Exmore Diner, a local favorite.