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Rainy Day Fun in Cape Charles

Rainy Day Fun in Cape Charles

The fun doesn't have to stop when rain clouds roll in. There's so much to see and do near Chesapeake Bay KOA that isn't dependent on sunny skies. 

Here are a few fun things to do that will make you forget about the wet weather in no time. 

 Museums

Cape Charles Museum

Learn about the history of Cape Charles and the surrounding areas at this charming small museum. A rotating exhibit shines a spotlight on interesting facets of local history. 

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Barrier Islands Center

Discovery the history of the once thriving communities that called the barrier island's off the coast of Virginia's Eastern Shore home through artifacts and the stories of everyday people. 

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Fun for Kids

Cape Charles Memorial Library

From story time to yoga for kids, there are tons of free programs at this historic library. You can also curl up with a book in one of the cozy corners of this former bank building. 

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 Get Crafty

Seagrass Floral Studio

Stop by this serene flower shop and make a one of a kind souvenir at the terrarium bar where you can fill a glass container with air plants, shells, sea glass and stones. 

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Moonrise 

Moonrise creates handmade jewelry using unique materials, but you can also make your own custom creation at the shop.  At their necklace making station you can fill a glass bottle with beautiful beads. 

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Grown Up Fun

Buskey Cider on the Bay

Spend a rainy afternoon indoors with a pint of craft cider, friends and board games at this cozy tasting room. Their tap list rotates regularly so grab a flight and give all their offerings a try. 

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Cape Charles Distillery

This tasting room is the perfect place to be on dreary day. You can curl up in a leather armchair with a tumbler of bourbon or apple pie moonshine and watch a summer storm pass in comfort. 

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Cape Charles Brewing Company

If you need a little comfort food and beer to cheer you up on a rainy day check out Cape Charles Brewing Company. Grab a seat at the bar and build a flight off of the extensive tap list or pair a pint with one of their juicy burgers or decadent appetizers. 

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Chatham Vineyards

Do a tasting of award-winning wines at this working vineyard or enjoy a full pour of wine along with a cheese plate.

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Breezes Day Spa

If the weather is keeping you from relaxing on the beach you might as well find another way to unwind. Breezes offers everything from massages, to facials, scrubs and mani-pedis. 

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Shopping

Historic downtown Cape Charles is lined with galleries, boutiques, shops and markets that carry everything from locally made sea salt to homemade fudge, eco-friendly souvenirs and designer clothing. Grab your umbrella and wander up and down Mason Avenue and its side streets to find treasures. 

 A Spot of Tea

Dacha Tea House 

Brighten up a rainy day with a cup of tea and some delicious desserts or savory soups and salads at this Russian tea house. The cozy atmosphere and delicious food will have you forgetting about the weather in no time. 

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