Area Attractions

Chesapeake Bay KOA is just minutes from historic downtown Cape Charles and is within 10 miles of two beaches, in addition to the onsite private beach.

For those willing to travel a little Virginia Beach and Chincoteague Island are perfect day trip destinations. 

No matter which direction you head, you'll find fun, entertainment and relaxation to fit your fancy.

Maui Jack's Waterpark
Nature activities
Virginia Beach, Virgina
Cape Charles

Maui Jack's Waterpark

Ready to slip, slide, and splash with Maui Jack? Plan your visit to Chincoteague Island's own version of a Hawaiian surfing adventure. This new waterpark offers tons of family fun just under an hour away from Chesapeake Bay KOA. There's a play area just for little ones with waterfalls, tipping buckets and fountains, big kids and kids at heart can take a ride on twisting, turning waterslides and everyone will love the lazy river. 

Bay Creek Resort and Club

Grab your clubs and hit the links at Bay Creek. You have your pick of two 18-hole courses, one designed by Arnold Palmer and one designed by Jack Nicklaus. Enjoy beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay from the greens. 

Arts Enter

This historic theater hosts everything from musicals to family movies all in a beautiful setting. Their full season of performances includes a film festival, performances by local children, lectures, theater and more. 


Cape Charles

Cape Charles is a beautiful historic town on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay with a free public beach just steps from the main street. Downtown is dotted with boutiques, galleries and restaurants. Dining options include an intimate bistro, an Irish pub, an old-fashioned lunch counter, several waterfront restaurants and more. There's no shortage of good drinks either. Cape Charles is home to a cider tasting room, a brewery and a distillery tasting room. 

Kiptopeke State Park

There's plenty to see and do at this state park. There's a beach that is open to people and pets and visitors can hike, fish, and launch a boat or kayak. Kiptopeke is also known for the concrete ships that sit just offshore. They were sunk there to create a breakwater for the ferries that once ran out of the area. 

Eastern Shore National Wildlife Refuge

Just on the other side of Route 13 from Chesapeake Bay KOA, this wildlife refuge is a great place to hike, hunt, fish and enjoy nature. As part of the East Coast Flyway, it's a hub for birders. Its past life as an Air Force base makes it popular with history buffs. 

Virginia Beach

Just under an hour from Chesapeake Bay KOA is the resort city of Virginia Beach. At the Oceanfront visitors can stroll the boardwalk, swim in the Atlantic Ocean or do some shopping. Touch a horseshoe crab or watch seals play at The Virginia Aquarium and Marin Science Center. Hit the links at one of the city's 11 public golf courses, visit one of the area's state parks, go dolphin or whale watching, check out an amusement park, visit a museum, attend a festival or catch some live music.