Chesapeake Bay, VA, Guide and Information

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Chesapeake Bay, VA Guide

About Chesapeake Bay

This sleepy but charming area can be found on the lower ends of the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsulas of Virginia. The area is also bordered by three rivers (Potomac, Rappahannock, York) and attracts boaters, fishermen and other water-loving weekenders from the Richmond and Washington, DC areas. The Northern Neck’s “tri-city” area of Kilmarnock-Irvington-White Stone is home to many antique shops, inns, boutique stores, golf courses, and fine dining. Across the river, Urbanna is known for its annual oyster festival, while Deltaville has been called the sailing capital of the middle bay. Escape the chaos of the big city and come experience the good life the Bay area has to offer!

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Tommy's Restaurant

Tommy's Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant specializing in Northern Neck style steaks and seafood, and it is located in Reedville VA.

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  • 729 Main Street, Reedville, VA

Cathy Rowe Realtor, Select Properties of Virginia

Your source for real estate in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.

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  • (804) 438-9882
  • 4503 Irvington Rd., Irvington, VA

CarWash Cafe & Catering

Visit Susan and the gang and have one of the best breakfasts in town. Try the award winning she-crab soup or the crab, swiss cheese and spinach…

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  • 804-435-0405
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  • 481 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Neena Rodgers, Realtor

I specialize in Chesapeake Bay waterfront properties, and truly know depth and exposure concerns for buyers. We also have many beautiful water access…

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  • 804-436-2326
  • General Puller Hwy., Deltaville, VA

The Dog and Oyster Vineyard

Just a short stroll or bike ride away from our boutique Irvington inn, you can find Hope and Glorys newly acquired Virginia vineyard, The Dog and…

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  • 804-438-9453
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  • 170 White Fences Drive, Irvington, VA

IsaBell K. Horsley Real Estate

Coming to the Northern Neck or Middle Peninsula? 

Since 1975, Horsley Real Estate has been working the Chesapeake Bay area from the Potomac River to…

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  • (804) 758-2430
  • 61 Cross Street, Urbanna, VA

Country Cottage

Our rich and creamy fudge is homemade in our fudge kitchen.  It is made with cream, butter and only the finest ingredients.  We carry a wide variety…

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  • 804-435-3812
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  • 795 Rappahannock Dr., White Stone, VA

King Carter Golf Course

Voted by Golf Digest as the "Best Affordable Public Golf Course in America." New clubhouse and cafe open daily!

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  • 804-435-7842
  • 480 Old Saint Johns Rd, Irvington, VA

Virginia's River Realm

 

What is Virginia’s River Realm?

Full of delightful surprises, hidden gems, and friendly small-town spirit. The 465 miles of shoreline, eight…

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  • 1 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Deltaville Yachting Center/Chesapeake Yacht Sales

Deltaville Yachting Center is ideally located on Broad Creek, situated between the Rappahannock and Piankatank Rivers and one mile from the Chesapeake…

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  • 804-776-9898
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  • 18355 General Puller Highway, Deltaville, VA

The Local

Great Coffee, Great Food, and the "LOCAL BUZZ"!

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  • 804-438-9356
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  • 4337 Irvington Road, Irvington, VA

Fore-and-Aft

NOW OPEN...Irvington's newest retail location. Featuring home décor, gift, men's and ladies clothing and select children's clothing!

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  • (804) 438-8015
  • 4323 Irvington Road, Irvington, VA

Objects

What began as a gas station back in the 1950's has been transformed into a state of the art gallery representing over 200 artists from accross the…

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  • 804-438-8024
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  • 4462 Irvington Rd, Irvington, VA

Willaby's on the Rappahannock

Willaby's Cafe is WIDE OPEN in our new location. Still in White Stone, now at the foot of the bridge on the Rappahannock River. Mission To Serve…

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  • 804-435-0000
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  • 327 Old Ferry Road, White Stone, VA

Sandpiper Restaurant

Specializing in fresh seafood and hand-cut charbroiled steaks. 

  Established in 1982, our success is born of dedicated staff, loyal customers, and…

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  • 804-435-6176
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  • 850 Rappahannock Drive, White Stone, VA

The Works Bar and Grill

The Works Bar and Grill has officially closed. Thank you for your patronage.

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  • 804-758-5555
  • 250 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA

The Crabby Couple Gift Shop

A unique gift shop with a tropical / nautical theme. We specialize in unique and different items you don't typically find in the average gift shop.

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  • 804-776-0075
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  • Rt. 33, Deltaville, VA

The Hope and Glory Inn

The Hope and Glory Inn is a boutique Chesapeake Bay hotel consisting of 6 rooms and 10 cottages. It is situated within a classic waterfront town on…

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  • 1-800-497-8228
  • 65 Tavern Road, Irvington, VA

NN Burger Company

At Northern Neck Burger Co., we have one simple goal - to build the absolute BEST Burger you’ve ever had. To achieve this, we use only the finest…

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  • 62 Irvington Road, Kilmarnock, VA

Good Luck Cellars

Good Luck Cellars has resurrected an old sand and gravel mine into a marvel of ecologic recovery: a vineyard and winery site of magical beauty and…

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  • 804-435-1416
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  • 1025 Good Luck Road, Kilmarnock, VA

Watermen's Way

Watermen's Way is a public art project designed to honor the contributions of the men and women who work the water. Follow us on Instagram too…

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  • 1 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Attitude Boutique

Women's apparel and much much more...

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  • (804) 435-8811
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  • 76 S. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Virginia's River Realm

Visit the places where you can "Find Your Shoreline"-where the Rappahannock River meets the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • 1 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Kilmarnock Inn

At the Kilmarnock Inn, we invite you to relax and enjoy the beautiful courtyard as you sip your morning coffee or evening glass of wine from your own…

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  • 804-435-0034
  • 34 E. Church Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Weekends Fashions for Him & Her

Fine clothing for the river life style and "Weekends."

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  • 804-577-4041
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  • 125 S. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Pure n' Simple Chiropractic

We help people feel better, function better, be happier and more productive in every area of their lives. AND we make it convenient and affordable!

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  • (804) 435-2273
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  • 463-A North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Best Western Kilmarnock Hotel

  • 804-436-1500
  • 499 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Chesapeake Academy

Chesapeake Academy is a co-educational, independent day school serving Age 3 through grade 8.  Located in the Northern Neck on a nine-acre campus in…

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  • 804-438-5575
  • 107 Steamboat Road, P.O. Box 8, Irvington, VA

IsaBell K. Horsley Real Estate

Real Estate www.HorsleyRealEstate.com Specializing in Waterfront Estates, properties, homesites & commercial real estate. 4 Locations in the…

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  • (804) 758-2430
  • 608 Rappahannock Dr, White Stone, VA

The Tides Inn

Bordered by historic Chesapeake Bay to the east, the Potomac River to the north, and the Rappahannock River to the south, the Tides Inn, a Chesapeake…

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  • (800) 843-3746
  • 480 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA

The Hope and Glory Inn

Fine dining – 4 evenings per week in season; breakfast every day; and, lunch on weekends in season in our vineyard – Reservations Required

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  • 804-438-6053
  • 65 Tavern Road, Irvington, VA

Wildest Dreams

The little fashion boutique with the big fashion styles you've been dreaming of! I would love to have the opportunity to Dress you for everyday…

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  • 804-453-9453
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  • 702 Jessie Dupont Hwy, Burgess, VA

The Chesapeake Inn

Relax....You're Here! Urbanna's unique boutique hotel, catering to the boater, business and leisure traveler. Located in the heart of historic…

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  • 804-758-23175
  • 250 Virginia Street, Urbanna, VA

Rappahannock Grill Fine Dining

Come see us in the heart of kilmarnock for a fine dining experience! Bring your loved one out tonight!

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  • (804) 435-5152
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  • 37 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Norton Yachts

“Anchored in Tradition, Integrity, & Experience”   Whether you are planning on purchasing, selling, or servicing a boat, we want to be there to help…

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  • 804-776-9211
  • 97 Marina Drive, Deltaville, VA

Steamboat Era Museum

Stop by and Experience Steamin' on the Bay! Sorry, we are closed for the season.

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  • (804) 438-6888
  • 156 King Carter Drive, Irvington, VA

Chesapeake Boat Basin

At Chesapeake Boat Basin, we pride ourselves on our commitment to customer service and satisfaction.  We are a family owned and operated business, and…

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  • 804-436-1234
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  • 1686 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock, VA

Sewlovelee

Sewlovelee carries only the finest fabrics, selected from among today's most respected manufacturers and designers, to ensure quality and durability…

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  • 804-577-7272
  • 85 First Street, White Stone, VA

Subway

Eat Fresh!

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  • (804) 435-0198
  • 364 N. Main St., Kilmarnock, VA

Great Fortune Chinese Restaurant

The ultimate taste in Chinese cuisine with perfect atmosphere. Out dining area available too!

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  • 804-435-6333
  • 443 N. Main St., Kilmarnock, VA

Trick Dog - Bar & Bistro

  • 804-438-6363
  • 4357 Irvington Road, Irvington, VA

Organic Green Lawn Care

Unlike other lawn care companies, Organic Green Lawn Care uses the natural approach to keeping your lawn green and healthy. The regular additions of…

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  • (804) 758-4585
  • 36 Campbell Drive, Topping, VA

Merroir

  • 804-758-2871
  • 784 Locklies Creek Rd., Topping, VA

Kilmarnock Inn

Welcome To Kilmarnock Inn

At the Kilmarnock Inn, we invite you to relax and enjoy the beautiful courtyard as you sip your morning coffee or evening…

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  • 804-435-0034
  • 34 East Church Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Bay Motel

  • 804-220-2027
  • 18754 Northumberland Hwy, Reedville, VA

Coldwell Banker

Coldwell Banker Chesapeake Bay Properties welcomes you to the Northern Neck of Virginia.  We are a peninsula that lies between the Potomac and…

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  • 804-436-9145
  • 276 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA

Front Porch Coffeehouse

  • 139 S. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA
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Grand Opening & Open House

Easter Egg Hunt & Hayride Event Image

Easter Egg Hunt & Hayride

Easter Egg Hunt & Hayride Event Image

Easter Egg Hunt & Hayride

The Tom Euler Trio Event Image

The Tom Euler Trio

2018 Catalina Yachts Celebration Event Image

2018 Catalina Yachts Celebration

SDJ at Willaby's - White Stone, Va Event Image

SDJ at Willaby's - White Stone, Va

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Spring Oyster Crawl 2018 Event Image

Spring Oyster Crawl 2018

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2018 Deltaville Dealer Days 11th Annual Boat Show & Open House Event Image

2018 Deltaville Dealer Days 11th Annual Boat Show & Open House

Deltaville Seafood Festival Event Image

Deltaville Seafood Festival

Urbanna Farmer's Market Event Image

Urbanna Farmer's Market

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Opening Weeking

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Urbanna Farmer's Market

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Music Under the Stars

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Kilmarnock Farmers Market

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Kilmarnock Farmers Market

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Groovin in the Park

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Groovin in the Park

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