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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.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    • 1 BA
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    Apartment #3969759
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      • 6 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 8
      House #913377vb
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        Excellent! 4.7/5
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        • 3 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Cottage #343866vb
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          Excellent! 4.7/5
          (20 reviews)
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          • 5 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 10
          House #374671vb
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          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
            Exceptional! 5/5
            (31 reviews)
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            • 3 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            House #465024vb
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            Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (17 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #117076
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (9 reviews)
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                • 4 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 8
                Farmhouse #688185vb
                9
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (16 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  House #984002
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                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 6 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 10
                    House #887628vb
                    1
                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                      (10 reviews)
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                      • 4 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      House #704914vb
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                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Cottage #1014779vb
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (24 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #593085vb
                          24
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                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (19 reviews)
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                            • 6 BR
                            • 4 BA
                            • Sleeps 12
                            Estate #919222
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                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (11 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 8
                              House #3166080
                              11
                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                (31 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 3 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #379608
                                31
                                Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (10 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 9
                                  Cottage #830924vb
                                  10
                                  Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 10
                                    House #949535vb
                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (24 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #630033vb
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                                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        House #4105043
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                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (25 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #495533vb
                                          25
                                          Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                            (4 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            House #316608vb
                                            4
                                            Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Cottage #818329vb
                                              2
                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (11 reviews)
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                Cottage #802679vb
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                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  House #715213vb
                                                  5
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                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (48 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #697323vb
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                                                    Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (10 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Cottage #906817vb
                                                      10
                                                      Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (59 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        House #144761vb
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                                                        Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (18 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Cottage #467441vb
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                                                          Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 4 BR
                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #349051
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                                                            Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                              House #847756vb
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                House #4355136
                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
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                                                                  House #206202
                                                                  6
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                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    House #953342vb
                                                                    Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (30 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      House #345944
                                                                      30
                                                                      Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                        • Studio
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #878018vb
                                                                        7
                                                                        Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          Cottage #4303415
                                                                          6
                                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                            (18 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Cottage #747719vb
                                                                            18
                                                                            Viewed 91 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (46 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              Cottage #451238vb
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                                                                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (14 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Cottage #563928vb
                                                                                14
                                                                                Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (7 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Farmhouse #462313vb
                                                                                  7
                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (4 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                    Cabin #4087740
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      Apartment #581572vb
                                                                                      14
                                                                                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 5 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilets
                                                                                        • Sleeps 14
                                                                                        House #3938562
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          House #3913438
                                                                                          5
                                                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            House #4478454
                                                                                            Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (19 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                                              House #4148390
                                                                                              19
                                                                                              Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                (31 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #367048
                                                                                                31
                                                                                                Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 6 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 18
                                                                                                  House #4168795
                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                  Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (16 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    House #427085vb
                                                                                                    16
                                                                                                    Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                      House #3804905
                                                                                                      8
                                                                                                      Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
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