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Migratory Bird Day 2019
One of our favorite events of the year is coming up, the Migratory Bird Day Celebration at the wildlife refuge.  It’s held every year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day– this year that’s May 11. The entrance fee to Assateague will be waived (!!!) and the celebration itself is free to attend.  There are a […]
Refuge Inn featured in the Habitattler
There are some beautiful photos and good travel tips on this post from Habitattler, who were kind enough to share a copy with us.  Check it out and be sure to comment on their post if it helped you plan your time in Chincoteague!
Giveaway & Short Stay Availability for Pony Penning 2019
Ask absolutely anyone who has been our guest at the Refuge Inn on Chincoteague for an entire Pony Penning week and they will tell you that the experience is not only something that should be on your bucket list, but also a powerful emotional experience worth seeking out year after year. Some of our guests […]
Chincoteague Pony Origins
Guest blog post from Ayden LeonardFrom Chincoteague Pony Farm & Daisey’s Island Cruises Most of you have heard about the wild ponies of Assateague, but how many have heard the lore about their origins? Seeing as horses, or ponies in this case, aren’t native to North America, they must have a story about how they […]
Chincoteague Wildfowl Traditions
Guest blog post from Hunter Leonard of Wildcat Waterfowl In the middle of the hustle and bustle of summer, many of us locals working in the service industry get asked, “What do people on Chincoteague do in the winter?”  I often reply, “If you’re not duck hunting, I don’t know what else there is to […]