Where to stay around Eastern Shore of Virginia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 334 holiday lettings near Eastern Shore of Virginia. From 227 Houses to 42 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Eastern Shore of Virginia area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Eastern Shore of Virginia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Eastern Shore of Virginia. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Virginia Beach: 1,307 holiday homes
  • Maryland: 5,825 holiday homes
  • Norfolk: 607 holiday homes
  • Chesapeake Bay: 2,011 holiday homes
  • Chesapeake: 2,458 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Eastern Shore of Virginia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Eastern Shore of Virginia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Eastern Shore of Virginia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Virginia Beach: 1,307 holiday lettings
  • Norfolk: 607 holiday lettings
  • Chesapeake: 2,458 holiday lettings
  • Chincoteague Island: 106 holiday lettings
  • Hampton: 1,621 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Eastern Shore of Virginia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Eastern Shore of Virginia. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Francis Land House: 1,200 holiday rentals
  • Wallops Flight Facility: 113 holiday rentals
  • Cape Charles Beach: 192 holiday rentals
  • Old Coast Guard Station: 1,168 holiday rentals
  • Neptune Statue: 1,170 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Eastern Shore of Virginia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering house or holiday rental in the Eastern Shore of Virginia, USA your home away from home

The Eastern Shore of Virginia is divided between the Accomack and Northampton counties. The area is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, a well-known beauty spot.

Things to Do in Eastern Shore Virginia

Eastern Shore Virginia is a series of barrier islands with flat terrain dominated by cotton and soybean farming. Explore the area on foot, bicycle or by car to appreciate its peaceful atmosphere and unspoilt beauty. Go kayaking, play golf at the superior bayside golf courses or enjoy some of the excellent fishing opportunities from your Eastern Shore Virginia holiday rental. The fresh seafood that is caught in the Chesapeake Bay can be enjoyed at many restaurants along with local Virginia wines. Explore historic waterfront towns such as Cape Charles and Onancock and browse the small shops and art galleries. Community theatres and festivals in the area provide cultural entertainment, dance productions, art shows and concerts.

Places to Visit Around Eastern Shore Virginia

The island of Assateague is famous for its wild ponies. Every year some of the ponies are rounded up and swim across the bay to Chincoteague to be sold at auction, a tradition that inspired the family film Misty . The island has many restaurants and miniature golf courses. Visit the Beebe Ranch, the Museum of Chincoteague Island and the Refuge Waterfowl Museum. Tangier Island is a tiny traffic-free island to visit, famous as the locals speak a unique dialect of old American English from the Restoration period. The island is littered with stone arrowheads, probably from the Pocomoke Indians that once lived there. A short drive south connects Eastern Shore Virginia holiday homes with the Norfolk-Virginia Beach area where more commercialised resorts can be found.

Weather in Eastern Shore Virginia

Eastern Shore Virginia holiday rentals have relatively mild winters and hot summers, being on the Atlantic coast. Daytime temperatures drop to below freezing from December to March with some snowfall. In summer, temperatures rise to an average 31°C (88°F) with pleasant sea breezes. The area has showers all year round which are heavier between June and September.

Travel to Eastern Shore Virginia Holiday rentals on the eastern shore of Virginia are served by two main airports.

Richmond International (RIC) Airport at Richmond is about 141 miles away along the I-64 and the Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) Airport is around 195 miles away. Both airports have regular flights with all major airlines to cities throughout the USA and international connections. A car is necessary to reach the east coast of Virginia and for getting around this scenic state.