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Address: Tangier Island, VA
Activities: Hiking
Description: An island located in the Chesapeake where families make living by...
An island located in the Chesapeake where families make living by oystering; unpretentious and away-from-it-all.
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We arrived on one of the cruise ships and were greeted by a barrage of locals with 8 seater golf carts with tours at $5. A head for a 15 minute worldwind tour of the island which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2014
AcadiaToo
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Sicklerville, New Jersey, United States
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Richmond, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Loved the relaxing time spent on Tangier - walked the island, ate white cheese pizzas - crab cakes and MUCH more - nice little museum -

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Chester, Virginia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to Tangier many times over the years and I love it more every time I go. I love the boat ride over and back of course, but every time I go I see more than I did before. You can stroll around the island (walk) or you can bicycle or golf cart around. Just a nice small... More 

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Suffolk@
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A beautiful picturesque island, on The Eastern shore of Virginia, we flew in for lunch ,but there is a ferry boat that's goes there too. Home of the best crabcakes ever! Very friendly folks and the language has a British style flair. A fishing town, based around a beautiful church. We will go back! No cars! Sweet cats.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

What a great place to hunt and fellowship with great friends! Thanks jeff, donald, and bobby! I have never been so impressed with how hard they work to make it safe and fun!

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Pennington, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My husband always wanted to go here. He had read about it and thought it might be a nice getaway. So we drove to Cristfield, Maryland and took a boat over to the island. The ride to the island took a little more than an hour. You don't take your car. The only cars allowed are owned by the people... More 

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Sicklerville, New Jersey, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We arrived on one of the cruise ships and were greeted by a barrage of locals with 8 seater golf carts with tours at $5. A head for a 15 minute worldwind tour of the island which isn't very big. After the tour there us a museum, which we didn't go into. We decided to look at the gift shops... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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99 reviews 99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Once we arrived in town we were met by locals who offered to drive our party around the island in a golf cart for a 15 minute tour. My husband asked if there was a longer tour for about 30 mins.? He was told that we would just be driving around the whole island twice. We all thought that was... More 

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Taking off from Buzzard Landing in Reedsville VA it takes about an hour and a half on a boat. Nice boat ride with great staff! You can see some sea life (we saw dolphins and pelicans) and had clean onboard facilities. Once you get to the island, you are greeted by the locals wanting to give you 15 min tour.... More 

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Townsend, Delaware
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We took the Stephen Thomas cruise ship over to the island, which was nice and comfortable for the hour ride over - there is a top sun deck or an inside area. The island is a great place to explore - lots of history and great photo opportunities. Rent a bike or a golf cart for an hour and drive... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We traveled to Tangier from Smith Island, MD. The tiny island has a bustle of energy during tourist hours. We ate the Fishermen's Corner and had amazing crab bisque. Folks were very friendly and the Island has a few shops and a great museum. There is Four Brother's Ice Cream Stand and golf cart rental, great shakes and very nice... More 

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