Less planning, more doing. Use these experience guides

to inspire your stay in the River Realm.

9 Ways to Experience Virginia’s River Realm


465 miles of shoreline full of adventure and fun where your kids are guaranteed to say. “Best. Trip. Ever”.


Take a break and reconnect with Mother Nature by answering the call of the river. From camping to sunset charters to full-moon paddles. Nature is yours!

Boating On The Chesapeake Bay

The sparkling waters of the Chesapeake Bay are calling. Sail into the river realm haven to dock your boat, re-supply or repair. Boat Clubs welcome!

unique experiences

Authentic Waterman Tours, Cocktail Boat Racing, Retro Baseball and the biggest corkscrews you’ve ever seen. Try them all!


From signature dishes the locals rave about to waterfront restaurants, the Foodie in you will love the Tide to Table freshness.

Girls Getaway

Indulge. Relax. Repeat. Explore 8 road-trip worthy towns perfect for all your BFFs to reset, unwind and reconnect. Come and create bonding experiences with your gals that will last a lifetime.


Your significant other deserves a special night or weekend. Treat them to an intimate, unforgettable experience that only Virginia’s River Realm can provide.


Oysters are BACK and in a big way due to the work by the watermen and oyster farmers of Virginia’s River Realm. Learn more about how our oysters are making a huge wave worldwide.


Enjoy a weekend of laidback luxury as you sip wine, stroll the town, and soak in the beauty of Irvington, Virginia