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Explore Virginia's Eastern Shore with a Tour

Posted by Sarah Barban on Jul 18, 2019 12:55:33 PM

Sunset Beach Hotel has so many great amenities that it's tempting never to leave the resort. But beautiful scenery and rich history are just waiting to be explored in the local area. 

During your next visit to Sunset Beach Hotel, book a tour led by a local guide to learn about the culture, ecology and history of Virginia's Eastern Shore.

Tours on the Water

Virginia's Eastern Shore is a peninsula that separates the Chesapeake Bay from the Atlantic Ocean, so there are hundreds of miles of coastline to explore. Connect with a local guide and paddle a wildlife refuge, do a little fishing or take a relaxing sunset cruise.

Poseidon Watersports Jet Ski Tours
Hop on a jet ski tour with Poseidon Watersports and spot pods of dolphins, zip by wild barrier islands and get an up-close look at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. These fun tours are a great way to explore the local area and get your adrenaline pumping.
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Southeast Expeditions
Learn more about the history and nature of Virginia's Eastern Shore while getting a little exercise on one of Southeast Expeditions kayak tours. Kayak out to Cherrystone Creek and dig for clams or paddle from a tiny bayside village to a beautiful winery for a tour and tasting. True nature lovers will want to check out their guided tour of Eastern Shore Widlife Refuge.
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Eastern Shore Adventures
Whether you want to explore the wild barrier islands off of Virginia's Eastern Shore, take a sunset cruise or learn more about local wildlife, Eastern Shore Adventures has a tour for you. They can even take you out for a little sport fishing.
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Cape Charles Fishing Adventure
You can book a full day or a half-day of fishing with Captain Ken Eshleman. With the help of his local knowledge, you're sure to have fun and hook a fish worth bragging about. If fishing isn't your thing, check out one of his barrier islands tours, sunset cruises or dolphin tours.
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Tours on Land

You don't have to leave dry land to learn more about Virginia's Eastern Shore. There's plenty to see, do and learn without hopping in a boat.

Marshall's Anchor Down Ranch
Tour the historic town of Cape Charles in a horse-drawn carriage. Enjoy a romantic ride in this picturesque town with your special someone or make vacation memorable for your little ones with a new and exciting experience.
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Fisherman's Island Tours
Be among the small group of visitors who get to visit Fisherman's Island each year. This incredibly delicate habitat is typically closed to protect nesting birds, but on Saturdays from October to February, visitors can explore this fascinating island. You'll learn about the islands past as a military base and its delicate ecosystem. This is a great activity if you're visiting Sunset Beach Hotel in the fall months.
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During your next stay at Sunset Beach Hotel, learn something new and make your vacation even more memorable with a tour!

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Topics: Cape Charles, Fishing, Outdoors