Outdoor Traveler Itinerary

Discover the natural beauty of Virginia’s River Realm.

Outdoors Itinerary:

Where to Stay

Bethpage Camp-Resort Urbanna, VA

Known as the “Best RV Resort in America”, Bethpage is in a league of its own. RV sites and cabins available for seasonal purchase or rental. Boat tours, a waterpark, mini golf, kayaks and paddleboats and lake-front beach access top off this upscale experience.
Bethpage Camp-Resort

Grey’s Point Campground Topping, VA

Located directly on the Rappahannock River, Grey’s Point is the sister facility to Bethpage. Bring your boat and fish on the Chesapeake Bay or enjoy the riverside beach, waterpark, kayaks and paddle boats and other recreational activities.
Grey’s Point Campground

Belle Isle State Park Lancaster, VA

Belle Isle has seven miles of shoreline on the northern shore of the Rappahannock River. It has an RV campground, three picnic shelters, hiking, biking and equestrian trails, and motor boat and car-top launches.
Belle Isle State Park

Marinas, Marinas, Marinas!

Marinas, Marinas, Marinas: Boat in to any of the 22 marinas on both shores of the Rappahannock River.
View Marinas

Outdoors Itinerary:

Where to Play

Fun on the Water

Spend an afternoon on the water at one of our kayak launches: Windmill Point, Belle Isle State Park, Tides Inn, or go on an adventure with one of our over two dozen charter captains in the region, we can help you find your best catch ever.

Charter Captains

Eco Tours

Join one of the Captains from Virginia Watermen Heritage Tours for the Bay’s  best hands-on tours. Experience the Chesapeake Bay with an authentic working waterman as your personal guide. From learning about the Bay to how the oyster industry has returned to watching wildlife, this is as personal as it gets.

Virginia Watermen Heritage Tours

Learn on the Water

Learn to sail or hone your skills at one of these locations:  Norton Yachts; Stingray Point Sailing School; Fishing Bay Yacht Club; Premier Sailing School (adult and children’s  programs); Christ Church School (summer program for students)

Outdoor Adventure

Bring your bikes, plan a route and take in all that the region has to offer. Parks, or enjoy an afternoon at one of our beautiful parks:

Belle Isle State Park: Belle Isle has seven miles of shoreline on the northern shore of the Rappahannock River. Visitors can explore a wide variety of tidal wetlands interspersed with farmland and upland forests.

Baylor Park Nature Trail: Baylor Park includes a nature trail that is part of Virginia’s birding and wildlife trail system, following an old road around the boundaries of Norris Pond. Here you can view waterfowl, native plants and enjoy the beautiful, quiet outdoors.

Holly Point Nature Park: Holly Point features woodland walking paths, picnic areas and children’s gardens and is dog friendly. It also showcases the Deltaville Maritime Museum, home to the F.D. Crockett, a nearly 63-foot log-bottom Buyboat built exclusively for power.

Hughlett’s Point and Dameron Marsh: Pristine, untouched Chesapeake Bay coastline, preserved by the Commonwealth of Virginia.