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15 Best and Fun Things To Do In Cape Charles, Virginia

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Cape Charles is one of the most picturesque places in all of Virginia. The small community has been described as a “lush, forested playground” that plunges you into a secluded, pastoral world. It’s easy to see why: with an abundance of natural beauty, charming little boutiques and cozy inns, and a bustling commercial center, this quaint town has plenty to offer.

In addition to its natural beauty and charming boutiques, you can also hire a jet ski at Poseidon Watersports. If you’re lucky, you might also be able to spot dolphins swimming alongside you.

If you’ve never been to Cape Charles before, here are some of the best things about this little town. From exploring its beaches and hiking trails to enjoying live music events and fine dining experiences – there’s something for everyone in this coastal paradise

The 15 Most Popular Things To Do In Cape Charles, Virginia

15. Kiptopeke Beach

4.9 ★★★★★ (10 reviews)

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14. Savage Neck Dunes Natural Area Preserve

4.8 ★★★★★ (33 reviews)

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Location: Cape Charles VA

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13. Eyre Hall

4.8 ★★★★★ (62 reviews)


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Location: 3215 Eyre Hall Drive Cheriton VA

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12. Tomb of Custis

4.2 ★★★★☆ (63 reviews)


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Location: 2157 Arlington Chase Road Cape Charles VA

11. Central Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (121 reviews)

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10. Savage Neck Dunes State Natural Area Preserve Parking Lot

4.8 ★★★★★ (195 reviews)

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Location: 2186 Savage Neck Road Drive Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 787 5989

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9. Ellen Moore Gallery

5.0 ★★★★★ (1 review)


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Location: 223 Mason Ave Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 442 0833

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8. Lemon Tree Gallery and Studio

4.8 ★★★★★ (32 reviews)

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Location: 301 Mason Ave #3203 Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 331 4327

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7. At Altitude Gallery

4.9 ★★★★★ (36 reviews)

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Location: 245 Mason Ave Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 394 9200

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6. Cape Charles Natural Area Preserve

4.4 ★★★★☆ (69 reviews)


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Location: Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 710 3428

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5. Cape Charles Museum & Welcome

4.5 ★★★★★ (144 reviews)

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Location: 814 Randolph Ave Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 331 1008

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4. Cape Charles Fishing Pier

4.7 ★★★★★ (151 reviews)

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Location: 21 Bay Ave Cape Charles VA

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3. Cape Charles Historic District

4.6 ★★★★★ (154 reviews)


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Location: 5 T 1115 Cape Charles VA

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2. Bay Creek

4.6 ★★★★★ (226 reviews)

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Location: 1 Clubhouse Way 1 Clubhouse Wy Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 331 8620

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1. Poseidon Watersports Jet Ski Rental

5.0 ★★★★★ (237 reviews)


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Location: 11 Marina Road Cape Charles VA

Tel:  757 902 0400

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Cape Charles, Virginia! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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