Where to Stay
Where to Play
Step back into Mayberry but with upscale shopping in the quaint small towns of Kilmarnock, Irvington, and Urbanna. Pedestrian friendly, operated by local merchants and shop keepers, you will make a friend at these stops. From May to October, ride a local trolley in Urbanna or through Kilmarnock, Irvington and White Stone to shop to your heart’s content.
Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail
There are 12 vineyards across the peninsula between the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers; two are located within Virginia’s River Realm. Beginning in Irvington, The Dog and Oyster Vineyard features wines designed to be paired withour local oysters. Fridays and Saturdays bring freshly prepared oyster or crab offerings direct from local waters each day.Just 5 miles away is Good Luck Cellars in Kilmarnock featuring Chardonnays, Vidal Blancs, Vignoles, Chambourcins and Cabernet Sauvignons. The entire trail features an oyster crawl in November to sample our native bi-valve as part of Virginia’s Official Oyster Month!
Hope and Glory Vineyard Fieldtrip
Good Luck Cellars
King Carter Golf Club: Named the Best Affordable, Public Golf Course in America in 2006 by Golf Digest.
The Golden Eagle Golf Course: Carved out of the beautiful Virginia wooded landscape around a 50-acre lake and associated with the Tides Inn in Irvington, features exciting elevation changes and well-placed bunkers for all skill levels, along with a driving range and clubhouse.
Piankatank River Club, Hartfield, VA: The course is set on 400 acres of land that is deeply rooted in its heritage. The clubhouse is located at the headwaters of the tributary that empties into the Piankatank River.
Tides Inn – Golden Eagle Golf
King Carter Golf Club