TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN

Urbanna, VA

Home to Virginia’s Official Urbanna Oyster Festival, the biggest celebration of oysters every November for over 60 years! Charming, small town Urbanna walkable business district and is one of America’s oldest port towns, established in 1680.

Visit Urbanna, Virginia in Virginia's River Realm

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN

Urbanna

Home to Virginia’s Official Urbanna Oyster Festival, the biggest celebration of oysters every November for over 60 years! Charming, small town Urbanna walkable business district and is one of America’s oldest port towns, established in 1680.

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Fun on the Half Shell

Urbanna Oyster Festival, the Official Oyster Festival of the Commonwealth, hosts a Friday-Saturday celebration of everything oyster the first weekend in November. We recommend the exclusive VIP Oyster Lovers Experience ticket and the Virginia Oyster Shucking contest.

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World Class Camping

Bethpage Camp Resort, with award winning RV camping and cottage rentals, has all the excitement you can stand. Facilities include a water park, lake beach, water trampoline, kayaks, bikes, miniature golf and Cowtopia ice creamery.

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Dine Waterside

Destination worthy foodie spots are Portside Grill on Urbanna Creek and Urbanna Seafood and Raw Bar on Robinson Creek with specialties in local seafood and spectacular riverscapes. Try The Half Shell Grill, an outdoor option in the heart of downtown Urbanna.

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A Walkable Small Town

Stroll Virginia Street’s fashionable boutique shops, galleries and eclectic dining. Dock your boat at one of the marinas on Urbanna Creek or stay downtown at The Chesapeake Inn. Museum in the Streets, a magical journey through Urbanna’s 350 years of history, is a self-guided tour of 14 historical sites with QR scan narration from your phone.

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Start Your Engines! Virginia Motor Speedway

Get your adrenaline rush at Bill Sawyer’s dirt track car racing in Jamaica from April to September. Book a Pit Pass to meet the drivers. Run-a-Muck and Mud Mayhem mud bogs kick-it-up in May and October.

What is Virginia’s River Realm?

Full of delightful surprises, hidden gems, and friendly small-town spirit. The 465 miles of shoreline, eight great small towns, and hundreds of unique attractions invite visitors to enjoy the wonder of a perfect oyster, the promise of a back road or secret cove and the pleasure of sharing a table with friends. A place where you can catch your breath, calm your mind and live your dreams.
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