ABOUT VACATION RENTALS IN CHESAPEAKE BAY
The Chesapeake Bay dominates the eastern coast of Virginia. In addition to a host of recreational activities, Virginia's colonial heritage has formed the basis for the thriving tourism industry found in the Chesapeake Bay. Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown together make up one of the most popular tourist destinations in the area. The three towns are collectively known as the Historic Triangle. The Chesapeake Bay covers 2,500 square miles and is the largest estuary in North America. Virginia Beach is a lively six-mile beach.
Caledon Natural Area State Park is a national landmark in the Chesapeake Bay vacation rentals that provides travelers the opportunity to view bald eagles. This is bald eagle country with one of the largest concentrations of the giant birds on the East Coast. Enjoy the beauty of Caledon by hiking and picnicking in a mature forest. The Chesapeake Bay is a complex ecosystem with important habitats and food webs. The Bay, wetlands, the rivers all provide homes, and food for a diverse group of animals and plants. Both the Northern Neck and the Middle Peninsula are a paradise for anglers.
Mathews County is a charming, small, rural community located on Virginia's Middle Peninsula. The Continental Navy built many of its ships in Mathews during the American Revolution. The County is also known as the daffodil center of the Middle Peninsula and is known for the annual fall festival on the historic courthouse square which draws visitors from across Virginia. The Norfolk and Newport News, a city on the front of the James River, is also in the Chesapeake Bay region.