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January 2017 Posts

January 29th, 2017

This Week on Island Time

Your guide to what’s happening on Island Time… Chincoteague Island Time! Even in the winter Chincoteague Island is a great place to visit!  Many of the local businesses are still open.  There are no crowds or mosquitoes to deal with!  It’s a great time of year to walk along the beach on a brisk, sunny…[read more]


January 22nd, 2017

The ‘Refuge Trek’ bus tour, a great way to see the North side of Assateague

Psst…are you looking for something to do on your visit to Chincoteague that’s a little “off the beaten path”? Well then, perhaps you’d be interested in taking the ‘Refuge Trek’. Formerly known as the Wildlife Tour, the ‘Refuge Trek’ will give you exclusive access to the Northern part of Assateague.   The Northern OSV road…[read more]


January 22nd, 2017

Island Time

Your guide to what’s happening on Chincoteague Island! When the weather is cold and wet, what’s better than snuggling up to a good story? This week’s events include a time for the kids to hear a story and a time for the adults to tell a story. The weather will hover in the low 50s…[read more]


January 16th, 2017

Island Time

Your guide to what’s happening on Chincoteague Island. We hope you are enjoying your Martin Luther King Jr. holiday! In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., entrance to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is free today (January 16, 2017). What a difference in weather since our last “Island Time” post one week ago.  At that time…[read more]


January 12th, 2017

Spring and Fall Pony Round-ups

Chincoteague’s annual Pony Swim attracts nationwide attention. The swim and auction take place on the last Wednesday and Thursday of July each year.  This year, 2017,  will mark the 92nd anniversary of the world famous event. Did you know that the Saltwater Cowboys round up the Wild Ponies on Assateague at two other times of…[read more]


January 9th, 2017

Island Time

Happy New Year! Winter Storm Helena dumped about a foot of snow on Chincoteague Island on Saturday January 7, 2017. To see what the Island looked like after the snow storm check out our Facebook album here: https://www.facebook.com/chincoteagueisland/posts/1352134958172243 Warmer temperatures are forecast for mid-week, with a high of 60 on Thursday. Upcoming Events January 13,…[read more]


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Sara Daisey authors the Chincoteague.com Blog. She resides on Chincoteague Island with her husband Ted and three children, Garrett, Morgan, and Jenna.