New foal born at the Refuge Inn

Guests awoke to a rare treat Thursday morning, a newly born foal right across the  parking lot.  Sassie gave birth to a beautiful little filly, whom the front desk has named Lady Kate (after Kate Middleton, who is expecting her first child this summer.)

Week 3: Chincoteague is for Lovers… of Relaxation

Most vacation destinations attract a particular type of visitor.  But Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore isn’t like the others. It offers events, attractions, learning activities and relaxing vistas for every type of family to enjoy. We proudly present Week 3 of customized Chincoteague vacation styles:   Chincoteague is for Lovers… of Relaxation! You could… Read more »

Week 2: Chincoteague is for Lovers… of Learning

Most vacation spots have one attraction that draws a particular type of visitor. Unlike everywhere else you’ve ever been on vacation, Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore has a large variety of sights, activities, and learning opportunities for every type of family to enjoy.  We proudly present week 2 of customized Chincoteague vacation styles…  … Read more »

Week 1: Chincoteague is for Lovers… of Adventure

Most vacation spots have one attraction that draws a particular type of visitor. Unlike everywhere else you’ve ever been on vacation, Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore has a large variety of sights, activities, and learning opportunities for every type of family to enjoy.  We proudly present week 1 of customized Chincoteague vacation styles…  … Read more »

Refuge Inn featured in Good Housekeeping Sweepstakes

The Refuge Inn has been included in the April issue of Good Housekeeping magazine as part of an Eastern Shore giveaway including lodging and airfare.  The sweepstakes winner will receive, among other things, two free nights at the Refuge Inn, in a deluxe room, with no blackout dates.  You must enter before April 30th, 2013! … Read more »

Healthy weekend getaways

Rather than sitting on your bum for Spring Break, what would you say to a vacation where you can eat healthy and stay active? We have some suggestions for doing just this on beautiful Chincoteague Island, Virginia. First, sign up for the Bay-to-Bay 10k run (or 5k walk) to be held March 30th at 8am… Read more »