8:00 a.m. Breakfast
A 5 minute drive takes you to the Assateague National Seashore, at 37 miles the longest stretch of wild, undeveloped beach on the mid-Atlantic coast. As you take a walk on the sandy shore, listen to your guide discuss dune ecology.
Lunch at noon
Our small island has an outstanding museum, rated by Trip Adviser as one of the top attractions on Chincoteague. With your expert guide, explore the museum's exhibits including a rare 1st order Fresnel lighthouse lens, surprising shipwreck finds, handmade artifacts from the past, and much more. Uncover the unique 300-year old history of Chincoteague and Assateague as you learn how and why its resilient people survived and adapted despite isolation, storms, wars, and changing economies. Depart from the motel dock, and enjoy a late afternoon cruise along the Chincoteague waterfront as a guide points out places of historic interest and describes how the waterfront has changed over time.
Dinner at 5:00 p.m. This dinner, overlooking Chincoteague Bay, will feature small plates, prepared by a local chef, using island heirloom recipes paired with wine.
Following dinner, enjoy desert while socializing with new friends as you watch one of Chincoteague's spectacular sunsets.