Experiences

Less planning, more doing. Use these experience guides

to inspire your stay in the River Realm.

9 Ways to Experience Virginia’s River Realm

Small Town Holiday Magic in Virginia's River Realm

SMALL TOWN HOLIDAY MAGIC

Spending the Holiday Season in our 8 Great Small Towns feels a little bit like stepping into a Hallmark movie. Charming village streets filled with happy faces and beautiful holiday decor.

Families

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

OUTDOOR TRAVELER

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!

unique experiences

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

FOODIE

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.

Romantic

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

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.

LAIDBACK LUXURY

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