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Person enjoying a plate of oysters on the Virginia Oyster Trail

Everything You Need to Know About the Virginia Oyster Trail

The Virginia Oyster Trail is more than a trail —  it’s an adventure! It includes a variety of destinations and unique experiences dedicated to Virginia oysters. You’re welcome to explore the area, indulge in unique flavors, discover fascinating stories, and so much more along the way! Whether you’re curious about our local culture or you’re …

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Boats lined up on the water for the Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta

What Is the Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta?

Did you know that someone is diagnosed with blood cancer every three minutes? Over 1,000,000 people currently fight these diseases, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is doing everything they can to help. They hold several fundraising events every year, including the annual Southern Chesapeake Leukemia Cup Regatta from July 12 to July 14, 2019. …

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Wooden wheel of an old ship like the artifacts at the Steamboat Era Museum

4 Reasons Why You Need to Visit the Steamboat Era Museum

If you’re planning a vacation to Irvington, VA, be sure to schedule some time to see the Steamboat Era Museum! It’s a fantastic way to learn more about the Chesapeake Bay and see how the steamboats changed the lives of everyone in the area. While you’re researching activities for your time in the Northern Neck, …

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A boat sailing on the bay: one of the best things to do on the Chesapeake Bay

5 of the Best Things to Do on the Chesapeake Bay

Remarkable shorelines, shimmering water, and expertly-crafted sailboats are just some of the things you can find in the Chesapeake Bay region. If you’re looking for an incredible experience, we highly recommend visiting our area. Start looking forward to the variety of things to do on the Chesapeake Bay from fishing and swimming to sailing and …

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6 of the Best Places to Enjoy Rappahannock River Oysters

Who doesn’t love delicious, fresh river oysters? Oysters are a wonderful summer treat — whether you’re opening them fresh at an oyster bake, or ordering them from an amazing seafood restaurant. Here in Irvington, VA, you absolutely must try the local oysters. There’s simply nowhere that can compare! Here are the places you can get …

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Couple kayaking on the Rappahannock River

Everything You Need to Know About Kayaking on the Rappahannock River

This summer when the weather gets nice and hot, why not cool off with an afternoon of Rappahannock River kayaking? With many places to access the river, there’s no shortage of spots to explore with your kayak. If you love nature and being on the water, you will love Rappahannock River kayaking. In addition to …

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