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 »

Off-season day of fun

We took warm March day this year to “play tourist” with friends visiting from Baltimore, and experience all that the island has to offer in the off-season. It turns out there is a lot! Grab breakfast at the Refuge Inn before heading out for the day. We filled up on waffles, yogurt, and fresh fruit…. Read more »

Local “Staycation” Special Extended!

They say March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. We’ve certainly had the Lion with this last Nor’Easter– now about about that lamb! They’re calling for clear skies and warm(er) weather this weekend. Once you finish your post-storm cleanup, come down to the Refuge for a little R&R in the hot… Read more »