Weekend Getaways

Dreaming of a quick getaway? Pack your bag for the weekend and check out our guide to the best coastal towns for eating well, having fun in the sun, or doing absolutely nothing at all.

Explore Virginia's Eastern Shore

Discover a coast where you can watch wild ponies run, eat world-class BBQ, and dig your own clams.

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Cape Charles: Magnetic Hub
Photographer: Chris M. Rogers

Cape Charles: Magnetic Hub

Cape Charles Coffee House (757/331-1880) joins a string of galleries, shops, restaurants, and cafés on Mason Avenue, the central hub of the town of Cape Charles. Roberta Romeo and her husband, Marshall, grew up outside Manhattan and lived in Sonoma for 26 years. Then they visited the Eastern Shore and moved their lives here. Now they refuse to leave.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.