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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.

Wonderful! 4.9/5
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House #4342415
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Exceptional! 5/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
House #4471983
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Excellent! 4.3/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #3804913
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
(22 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
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Bungalow #600434vb
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(27 reviews)
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #759694vb
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Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(37 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #641648vb
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
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House #4177461
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Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #427085vb
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 6 BA
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House #4168795
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Excellent! 4.6/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
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House #717709vb
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 6 BR
  • 2 BA
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Farmhouse #615953vb
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Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(15 reviews)
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  • Studio
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Cottage #878018vb
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Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(32 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #367048
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Wonderful! 4.9/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #3895823
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Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
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Cottage #117076
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Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(61 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #144761vb
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(42 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 14
House #3804534
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(16 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 14
House #976125
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(29 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #630033vb
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Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #593085vb
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(24 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #396545vb
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
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Condo #360775vb
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #397126
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
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House #4140636
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(36 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #465024vb
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Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #4148390
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
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  • Sleeps 15
House #328726
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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  • Sleeps 10
House #905343vb
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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  • Sleeps 9
House #1050840vb
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Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
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  • Sleeps 8
Farmhouse #688185vb
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(17 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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Cottage #830924vb
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  • 4 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #4196390
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 5 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 14
House #3696529
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Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #4095011
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Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
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House #4095930
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(73 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
House #25837vb
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Condo #3747232
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Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
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House #561526vb
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Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
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House #356985vb
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
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House #3804905
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Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #715213vb
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Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
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House #106890vb
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #620936vb
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Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
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House #4095926
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #4318126
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Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 9
House #4449302
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Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 13
House #4085683
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Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(10 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #994131
10
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Condo #753933vb
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(45 reviews)
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  • 5 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 15
House #323831
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours