Note: Walking distances up to a 1/2 mile; sandy terrain on the beach.
In the Resort cafe' enjoy a continental breakfast buffet plus water, coffee, tea, juice, and milk.
A five minute drive takes you to Assateague National Seashore, the longest stretch of wild undeveloped beach on the mid-Atlantic Coast. With a local expert, we will walk along the sandy shore discussing dune ecology.
At the Museum of Chincoteague Island.
We'll be joined by a spinner who spins the wool of Hog Island Sheep, the same breed of sheep who once inhabited Assateague Island. She will tell you about the role of women in island life during the early years of Assateague Island. Later in the afternoon we'll depart from the motel dock for a cruise of the Chincoteague waterfront and learn how the waterfront has changed over the time. We will also observe the remains of the historic Killick Shoals lighthouse and learn about Chincoteague's historic connections to the mainland.
At the Resort, overlooking Chincoteague Bay, we'll enjoy a small plates dinner featuring examples of native island cuisine, each course paired with specially selected wines, and prepared by a local chef using heirloom island recipes passed down from his grandmother. Water will also be available.
We'll socialize with new friends over dessert while enjoying a one of our famous Chincoteague sunsets.