Chincoteague Island

Things to Do on Chincoteague Island

Are you looking for all the great things to do on Chincoteague Island? Here on Chincoteague Island there are a host of activities for all ages and skill levels. The Islands are flat and great for bike riding, the trails are peaceful and full of wildlife and birdsong, the little streets of Chincoteague are intriguing and Assateague is just glorious. The pristine beach has 37 miles of sand and dunes and plenty of spots to be alone to sun bathe the day away and bonfires and cook-outs are allowed! There are kayaks, canoes, jet skis and boats to hire, sailing, or parasailing!

The fishing is superb, whether you are deep sea fishing, on a bay fishing cruise, surf fishing on Assateague, or fishing from a pier you are sure to enjoy your day (no permits or gear are required). Our Captains will take you out on cruises to search for shells, birds, dolphins, and ponies or to see a magnificent Chincoteague sunset from the water.

Other Things to Do on Chincoteague Island

Mini fun cars, motor bikes, bicycles built-for-2, and surreys with a fringe on top are available for rental. There is a new Y.M.C.A. for those wanting a Gym workout. At the Chincoteague Pony Center there are shows nightly and Trail Riding & Lessons can be arranged 15 minutes from Chincoteague Island VA.

There is a 9-hole par-3 golf course 20 minutes from Chincoteague. Retail therapy , and lots of it, is available all around Chincoteague, with quaint antique shops, shops that sell souvenirs and hand carved decoys to name but a few.

Then there are those activities for those of you who don’t actually want to do anything, like relaxing on a chair in the garden with a glass of wine in one hand and a book in the other, or maybe curl up on a sofa with the newspaper and a coffee.

You see…..something for everyone.