Local Area Attractions Near Chincoteague Island KOA Resort

Chincoteague Island KOA is located near the entrance to the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island. In the Refuge you can observe many species of wildlife, as well as the famous Chincoteague Wild Ponies. The Refuge also offers a wide variety of nature related activities, including hiking & biking trails, bird watching, crabbing, clamming, oystering, and fishing. Whether you came for the ponies, the beach or the glorious sunsets, Chincoteague Island has it all. It’s truly the perfect family destination.

Maui Jack's Waterpark

Maui Jack's Waterpark

Hey dudes, are you ready to ride the waves at Maui Jack's Waterpark? There's fun for all ages! Little ones can hang out in the Splash Zone and Lazy River while big kids shred on the gnarly Banzai Racers or twist and turn through three totally tubular slides! The whole family can hang at their own Maui Island Cabana and fuel up at Keko's Bar and Grill. Get your passes today and Hang 10 at Maui Jack's.

6742 Maddox Blvd

Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

757-336-1800

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Assateague Island National Seashore

Assateague Island National Seashore

Assateague Island is a beautifully expansive barrier island that spans the Delmarva peninsula, best known for the famous Chincoteague ponies. The Virginia portion of Assateague Island is well known for unspoiled beaches, a lighthouse, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Refuge, and citings of newborn ponies each summer. There is so much to do here; you can stroll along the sandy beaches or designated trails, fish and crab, or climb the 142-foot-tall Assateague Lighthouse!

8586 Beach Road

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-336-6577

Chincoteague Natonal Wildlife Refuge

Chincoteague Natonal Wildlife Refuge

In the Wildlife Refuge you can observe many species of wildlife including the famous Chincoteague Wild Ponies. The Wildlife Refuge offers a wide variety of nature related activities, including hiking and biking. Visit the visitors' center to learn more about the island and of course, get a glimpse of the famous ponies.

Herbert H Bateman Education and Admin Center

8231 Beach Road

Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

757-336-6122

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NASA Wallops Flight Facility

NASA Wallops Flight Facility

Blast off and learn the history of the oldest rocket launch range in the U.S. and the future of NASA. If you time your visit right, you might see a rocket blast off for the International Space Station from Wallops Flight Facility.

NASA Visitor Center

Bldg J-17, Wallops Flight Facility

Wallops Island, VA 23337

757-824-1344

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Funland Amusements

Funland Amusements

Funland has plenty of fun for all ages! Have a blast with mini golf, bumper boats, an arcade, go-carts, bounce houses, a rock wall and a launch pad.

6528 Maddox Blvd

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-336-5420

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Daisey's Island Cruises

Daisey's Island Cruises

See Chincoteague through a local's eyes! The expert guides at Daisey's Island Cruises will teach you all about the natural beauty of the island and know just where to find great sunsets, dolphins and wild ponies.

3335 Main Street

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-336-5556

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Museum of Chincoteague Island

Museum of Chincoteague Island

Immerse yourself in Chincoteague's history and learn about everything from the island's first people to the history of the community's beloved fire company. You can even see the famous pony Misty and take a glimpse in a famous decoy carvers shop.

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Black Narrows Brewing

Black Narrows Brewing

It doesn't get much more local than Black Narrows. Owners Josh and Jenna Champan lovingly restored a former oyster shucking house and are now serving up brews made with 75 percent local ingredients in the heart of Chincoteague Island. Drinking a pint of their beer is like getting a taste of Virginia's Eastern Shore itself. Local ingredients like oysters, heirloom corn, basil and blackberries flavor their innovative brews. Stop by and sip a pint on the porch, make some new friends in the tasting room or grab a meal to go from a local restaurant and bring it to the brewery to pair with a brew.

4522 Chicken City Road

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-336-7001

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Refuge Trek

Refuge Trek

Get a behind the scenes look inside Chincoteague Island National Wildlife Refuge. This tour will take you off the beaten path and into areas of the park that most visitors never see. Keep your eyes peeled for wild ponies!

8231 Beach Road

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-336-3696

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Chincoteague Island Farmers Market

Chincoteague Island Farmers Market

You'll find everything from fresh produce to local seafood and tasty baked goods at this twice weekly market.

6309 Church St

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-495-7155

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Delmarva Discovery Center

Delmarva Discovery Center

Head just over the border to Maryland and check out this fun, kid-friendly museum.

2 Market St

Pocomoke, MD 21851

410-957-9933

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Surfside Golf

Surfside Golf

Play a round of mini-golf at this safari-themed putt putt course.

6557 Maddox Blvd

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-336-4653

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Island Theater

Island Theater

Catch a matinee or spend a fun evening at the movies in this beautiful art deco theater.

4074 Main Street

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-702-2170

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Libertino Lanes

Libertino Lanes

Bowl a few frames at this old-school bowling alley.

3649 Willow St

Chincoteague, VA 23336

757-336-1575

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Captain's Cove Golf Club

Captain's Cove Golf Club

Play a round of golf at this 9-hole course.

3332 Captains Corridor

Greenbackville, VA 23356

757-824-3465

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Up The Bay Pony Tours

Up The Bay Pony Tours

EXPERIENCE[color=var(--global-palette3)]Chincoteague & AssateagueOur mission is to make your Pony Tour the highlight of your vacation! We will do everything we can to make that happen!Our tours allow you to have the best, up close and personal experience to see ponies and other wildlife such as eagles, ospreys, herons, egrets, pelicans, dolphin, and beautiful sunsets around Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. During tours, we talk about the history of the island as well as some of the unique personalities of ponies, such as our most famous pony, “Riptide!”  Each experience includes a tour of the island and cruise through small guts and waterways to get you up close to an abundance of wildlife and scenery. In addition, we will stop and show you where the pony swim event occurs, of course!

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