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 »

New Specials for Spring!

Spring is such a wonderful time on Chincoteague Island. The birds are singing, the restaurants have re-opened, and lots of baby horses can be seen alongside their mothers. We’d love to see you at the Refuge Inn this Spring and have listed the following specials on our website: Sunday Special For stays now until April… Read more »

Easter Weekend

Easter is always an exciting time on Chincoteague. All the restaurants & shops open, new foals are born, flowers bloom, and the first waves of visitors come to the island. This year, Easter looks especially promising because it seems Spring has finally arrived. The Weather Channel is forecasting a beautiful Easter Week with very little… 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 »