Trips - Virginia's Eastern Shore - Trips - Virginia's Eastern Shore
Start: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Chesterfield , VA 23832-0040
Come join your friends for a day on Virginia's Eastern Shore in Cape Charles, Virginia, located close to the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, just over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Today's tour highlights the best of this quaint waterside town. First stop of the day is at Cherrystone Aqua-Farm - one of the leading producers of farmed-raised clams and oysters which has been in the shellfish business since 1895. Next, travel to Bay Creek Resort & Club, here you will enjoy lunch at their signature restaurant, Aqua, located in Bay Creek's Marina Village, Aqua offers waterfront dining and features local produce and seafood. Enjoy time after lunch to shop and explore the downtown area of Cape Charles which is an historic Victorian town included in the National Register
of Historical Places. Some original homes remain from the late 1800's and display beautiful Eastern Shore architecture. Lying at the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula, the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge serves as one of the country's most valuable stopovers for migratory birds. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, this 1,127-acre refuge was established in 1984 for migratory birds and endangered species management and for wildlife-dependent recreation including interpretation and education. Enjoy time at the Visitor Center followed by a guided, riding tour - highlighting points of interest in the Wildlife Refuge. Includes stop at marsh overlook.