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Love on the Coastline – WanderLove
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Love on the Coastline – WanderLove

Virginia’s Eastern Shore has gorgeous sunrises, unreal sunsets, and the clearest night skies, perfect for landscaping photography or as the background for...
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Sharing the Legacy of Care: The Story of Samuel D. Outlaw and his work preserved in this Onancock blacksmith shop
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Sharing the Legacy of Care: The Story of Samuel D. Outlaw and his work preserved in this Onancock blacksmith shop

There are a few people in the world who create a legacy of giving back. Their lives shape the people around them...
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Love and Learning Trail – Find your WanderLove
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Love and Learning Trail – Find your WanderLove

  There is no end to the things we can learn, explore, and discover. Check out some of our unique historical spots...
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Lovin’ On the Water – Find Your WanderLove
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Lovin’ On the Water – Find Your WanderLove

Get out on the water: Virginia’s Eastern Shore is unique in its waterways. Having access to both the Chesapeake Bay and the...
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Adventure is the Destination: Find your WanderLove on the ESVA
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Adventure is the Destination: Find your WanderLove on the ESVA

Find your WanderLove on Virginia’s Eastern Shore! Adventure is the destination. WanderLove is about reconnecting with what you love: the charming small...
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Family Activities for Father’s Day Fishing Trips
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Family Activities for Father’s Day Fishing Trips

Fishing trips are the perfect, unique Father's Day gift for dad. Out here on the Shore, there is a huge variety of...
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Nine Best Reasons to Visit Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Nine Best Reasons to Visit Virginia’s Eastern Shore

A narrow, 70-mile peninsula with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Chesapeake Bay on the other, the Virginia Eastern Shore...
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Discover Eastern Shore Military History This Memorial Day
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Discover Eastern Shore Military History This Memorial Day

We are so excited that Memorial Day is right around the corner! On the Eastern Shore, we love to celebrate our history...
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Explore Virginia’s Natural Coast: Kiptopeke State Park
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Explore Virginia’s Natural Coast: Kiptopeke State Park

Information and images from www.dcr.virginia.gov except for image above, which was taken by Eastern Shore Boat Tours; used with permission Just after...
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The Eastern Shore of Virginia is unique in many ways. From the 14 barrier islands on the seaside to the quiet lapping...
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Cookin’ Crabs with Johnny Mo
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Cookin’ Crabs with Johnny Mo

Written by Johnny Mo. The Chesapeake Bay, just the sound of those three words transports me to a place of peace, education,...
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The Shore’s Watermen: Past, Present, and Future
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The Shore’s Watermen: Past, Present, and Future

                          Photo Credit: Rebecca Turner with Full Measure Oyster Company...
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Three Scenic Routes on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Three Scenic Routes on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Saxis Road Head North on Route 13 to Temprenceville. The road will become curved and there will be a Sunoco Gas Station...
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8 Tips and Tricks to Maintain Wellness while Traveling
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8 Tips and Tricks to Maintain Wellness while Traveling

By: Rachel Wivell, massage therapist and CBD expert. *Suggestions are listed South to North. Traveling itself can be an amazing form of...
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8 Romantic Getaways on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Whether you are planning a honeymoon, celebrating an anniversary, or just feel like being romantic, Virginia’s Eastern Shore has beautiful accommodations both...
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A Glimpse into the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s Black History

“In a gossamer way history moves around us, touching us gently, reminding us that what we are and what we have become...
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Where to Watch a Rocket Launch on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Where to Watch a Rocket Launch on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Here’s a list of public viewing sites along the ocean side of Virginia’s Eastern Shore. They are grouped into distance from Wallops...
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The Route Less Traveled: Boating Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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The Route Less Traveled: Boating Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Boaters who typically head down along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay or end their Intracoastal Waterway trip in North Carolina...
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Virginia’s Eastern Shore for Art Lovers
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Virginia’s Eastern Shore for Art Lovers

The natural beauty and tranquility of the Eastern Shore draws creative people from all over the world. They come to paint, cook,...
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Sips of the Shore: The ESVA’s Tasting Trail
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Sips of the Shore: The ESVA’s Tasting Trail

Breweries, cideries, wineries, oh my! Local brews are easy to find on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Whether you prefer a classic...
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Your Guide to Explore the Eastern Shore of Virginia
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Your Guide to Explore the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Sipping award-winning wine, slinging back oysters, dancing to groovy tunes, and making lifelong memories are a few things you can experience during...
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Sail into a Relaxing Evening in Onancock
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Sail into a Relaxing Evening in Onancock

Founded in 1680, Onancock is a lovely bayside town with restaurants, galleries, shops, and a scenic town harbor. Known for its beautiful,...
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Create family memories on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Create family memories on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Nature is the best playground. On Virginia’s Eastern Shore, kids can hike trails, play in the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean,...
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Three Spots for Bookworms on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Three Spots for Bookworms on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

A trip to the beach is incomplete without a book. There’s nothing worse than finishing a book with days of vacation left...
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Annual Fests for Foodies on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Annual Fests for Foodies on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF LOVE WITH US We are excited to introduce our 50 Days to Explore the Shore, a celebration of...
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Space Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Space Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Virginia is for Space Lovers It has been 50 years since the Apollo Moon Landing and 50 years since “Virginia is for...
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How did places like Machipongo and Wachapreague get their names?
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How did places like Machipongo and Wachapreague get their names?

About the Blogger I’m Ryan Webb, a sociolinguist and young entrepreneur from Machipongo. I earned a Master’s degree in applied linguistics, the...
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Three Days, Five Adventures, Two Coastlines
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Three Days, Five Adventures, Two Coastlines

Surrounded by water on three sides, the Eastern Shore is an outdoor paradise with over 78,000 acres of parks and refuges and...
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The Ghost ships of Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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The Ghost ships of Virginia’s Eastern Shore

About the Guest Blogger  Max Lonzanida is the outgoing visitor services park ranger at Eastern Shore National Wildlife Refuge and is currently the public affairs...
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Walk in the Footsteps of Colonial Americans on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Walk in the Footsteps of Colonial Americans on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

This blog was provided by the Northampton Historic Preservation Society. About the Northampton County Historic Preservation Society The mission of the Northampton...
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Hunt for Treasure on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Hunt for Treasure on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

The saying goes that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Virginia’s Eastern Shore is dotted with shops packed with secondhand treasure....
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Five Cozy Places to Stay on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Five Cozy Places to Stay on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

When the weather gets chilly there’s nothing like escaping to a cozy retreat for a little relaxation. Virginia’s Eastern Shore is far...
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Explore Wild Barrier Islands on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Explore Wild Barrier Islands on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

The barrier islands that hug the 70-mile coast of Virginia’s Eastern Shore are home to wild, unspoiled stretches of beach, delicate natural...
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Celebrate on Virginia’s Eastern Shore
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Celebrate on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

The Eastern Shore of Virginia provides a beautiful backdrop for weddings, family reunions, group getaways, corporate retreats and tour groups.  The area’s...
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Traditional + Quirky: The Holidays on VA’s Eastern Shore
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Traditional + Quirky: The Holidays on VA’s Eastern Shore

There are the traditional holiday home tours, lighting ceremonies and old-fashioned Christmas parades in small towns across Virginia’s Eastern Shore during the holidays. But...
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Tour A Secret Island on VA’s Eastern Shore
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Tour A Secret Island on VA’s Eastern Shore

About the Guest Blogger Max Lonzanida, visitor services park ranger, Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
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