Virginia Travel Guide 2015 - (Page 118)

Chesapeake Bay Virginia CHESAPEAKE BAY VA The Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck form a region steeped in history, the birthplace of presidents and Pocahontas. Winding country roads connect Colonial courthouse villages and lead to the river's edge and Chesapeake Bay shorelines for endless water fun. Day One Slow down and take the roads less traveled to the historic courthouse villages of Gloucester, Mathews and Urbanna. Browse the Main Street shops and galleries. King George Colonial Beach 3 Stratford Montross Warsaw 360 Heathsville Tappahannock Reedville 17 360 Lancaster 3 Kilmarnock Urbanna Irvington West Point 33 Topping Deltaville 301 17 Mathews Gloucester I 14 17 Scenic Overlook Get a panoramic shot of the York River from Gloucester Point Beach Park. Find small town hospitality at locally owned eateries and antique-filled B&Bs. Day Two Explore the Mattoponi and Pamunkey Rivers, namesakes for two of Virginia's Indian tribes, on a paddling trip with Mattaponi Canoe & Kayak. Visit the Mattaponi Reservation and Museum in West Point to see Pocahontas' necklace and other artifacts on display. Day Three From Tappahannock, take the Rappahannock River Cruise past bald eagle nests in 100-foot cliffs to Ingleside INSTAMOMENT CHRIS HERION #LOVEVA 118 Get your photo taken next to the statue of Pocahontas in her birthplace in Gloucester County. Plantation Vineyards, one of the pioneers in Virginia winemaking. Drive the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail to find other great vintners.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Virginia Travel Guide 2015

Welcome To Virginia
Virginia Travel Information & State Map
Great Scenic Drives
The Beauty of the Small Town
Eat Like a Local
The New Virginia Cuisine
Local Foodie Fun
Wine & Oysters: Perfect Virginia Pair
Craft Ciders and Other Sips
Love on Tap: Craft Brews
Music to the Ear
Resorts and Sweet Dreams
Golf Virginia!
The Sporting Life
Civil War & Emancipation
Tracking “Turn” in Virginia
Walking with Speilberg and Lincoln
Natural Outdoors
Virginia Water Adventures
Coastal Virginia
Coastal Virginia / Eastern Shore
Chesapeake Bay
Northern Virginia
Central Virginia
Southern Virginia
Shenandoah Valley
Blue Ridge Highlands
Heart of Appalachia
Virginia Accommodations
Virginia Events 2015

Virginia Travel Guide 2015