Chincoteague Island's Homepage
Information to help you maximize your Chincoteague Island experience!
Are you ready for a change from the big city beach resorts? In Chincoteague there are no high rises, board walks, or traffic jams.
Chincoteague Island is a serene, yet fun filled, tourist destination. Chincoteague Island is Virginia's only resort Island. Located on
Virginia’s Eastern Shore, Chincoteague is within easy reach from all major cities on the mid-Atlantic seaboard. Chincoteague is the gateway to the Virginia portion of
Assateague Island, home of the famous Chincoteague Wild Ponies. Chincoteague offers a relaxed atmosphere and the beauty of unspoiled nature.
From relaxing on the beach to viewing a spectacular sunset over the Chincoteague Bay, there is never a shortage of
things to do in Chincoteague. We hope that you will fall in love with our Island, the way so many others already have.
Chincoteague Island gained national fame in 1961 when Twentieth Century Fox premiered the movie Misty of Chincoteague. The movie was based on author Marguerite Henry's
award-winning children's book Misty of Chincoteague, which she wrote in 1947 while staying at Miss Molly's Inn on Chincoteague Island. The book and movie helped
to forever transition Chincoteague Island from a small fishing village into a world-class tourist destination.
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Live Web Cams:
Robert Reed Waterfront Park
Daisey's Dockside on the Bay
Chincoteague Pony Center
Plan Your Chincoteague Vacation:
Places To Stay
Places To Eat
Places To Shop
Things To Do
Interactive Chincoteague Map
Upcoming Chincoteague Events:
December 8: History of Wallops Island Lecture Series
December 9: STEM in the Sky Astronomy Series - Earth's Moon
December 10: A Benefit for Brianna Merritt
December 10: Annual Holiday Cookie Sale
December 11: Children's Tea Party with Mrs. Claus
December 17: A Wish With Santa
December 17: Island Coffee House
Full Event Calendar
Upcoming Rocket Launches:
Name: Sounding rocket tech development
Date: April 13 - 27, 2017
Specials and Discounts
Local Events Calendar
Pony Swim Guide
Where is Chincoteague?
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Local Area Links
CNWR Bird Sightings