Cape Charles is a town in Eastern Virginia, at the southern tip of the Delmarva peninsula. It was fomerly the terminus of the eastern shore railway and still has an operating rail-to-barge ferry terminal with freight service to Norfolk. It has the feel of a time gone by.
One way to get in to Cape Charles is to arrive by boat. There approach to the harbor is simple, just head north from the outer marks.
Most visitors arrive by car. Cape Charles is one mile west of US Highway 13, the main north-south road on the Delmarva peninsula.
This small town is perfect for a walk around. You can get anywhere you want in about 10 minutes. Getting lost will not be a problem. Many locals use golf carts, which are also available to rent.
Mainly you will want absorb the feel of the charming town from yesteryear and meet a few of the local people. There are several shops, an inviting beach, and several restaurants. Throughout the summer, there are festivals many weekends which draw thousands from the Eastern Shore and beyond.