After doing a bit of research on this quaint town located on Virginia’s eastern shore, I found the historical aspect of the region was a draw for most tourists, along with riding or walking the trails that lead from Chincoteague to Assateague Island.
Here is a list of must see items while in this area.
- Wild Ponies
Here ponies run wild along the shores or swim across the channel when the tide is calm.
- Assateague Lighthouse
Built in 1833 and located on the Virginia portion of Assateague Island. Lights can be seen 19 miles out to sea, and this structure is placed on the National Register of Historic places.
- Sunset Cruises
Sit back and enjoy unbelievable views of Assateague’s wild ponies, dolphins and other wildlife while on these boat cruises. The sunset nature cruises offers a spectacular way to experience the beauty of this area.