Onancock

Chartered in 1680, Onancock was established by the English House of Burgesses as a center of coastal commerce.  It is a quiet harbor town on the banks of Onancock Creek, a mile-long tributary lined with gracious waterside estates, so make sure to get out on the water via kayak, boat or catch the ferry to Tangier Island.  Restaurants, shops, galleries, antique stores, a gourmet grocery store and two museums are a short walk from the water. Don’t miss the hot fresh donuts at the Corner Bakery.

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