Virginia’s River Realm is unlike other boating destinations on the bay! You’ll find peace and serenity along our shorelines, with all of the essentials for a fun stay inland.
Waterfront restaurants where you can dock & dine, service yards & outfitters for your boat, and places to dock or anchor are plentiful throughout the Realm.
Our numerous marinas offer many different experiences for your transient stay in the River Realm. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious resort atmosphere or a quiet creek to escape to, we have your perfect place to anchor out or tie up for a long weekend stay.
Life aboard a boat can come with repairs and upgrades. Our award-winning service yards are here to help, and if you need a place to lay your head while the work is being done, there’s plenty of ways to stay on land, as well.
There are a number of restaurants you can reach by boat (or by dinghy) along our shorelines. You can embrace local flavor, and enjoy gorgeous waterfront views from your table while you dine.
New lines, fenders, life jackets….. whatever you need, our retailers & outfitters have your back with all the boating gear.
It doesn’t have to be a BYOB (bring your own boat) experience in the River Realm. Boat rentals, bareboat charters, and licensed captains are at the ready to take you out for a day (or more) of exploration on the Rappahannock River & Chesapeake Bay.
Design your own ideal family vacation from our suggestions above! Decide where your “home-base” will be from the many ways to stay throughout the River Realm, and plan all of the things you will see, eat, and do while you’re here!