Go Kayaking on Chesapeake Bay This Summer

Kayaking around the Chesapeake Bay

What’s not to love about a relaxing summer getaway on the western shores of the Chesapeake Bay with its many rivers and inlets – particularly when it includes a stay in the “tiny but tony” town of Irvington? Getaways to Irvington start with plenty of breathtaking scenery and end with relaxing evenings at our #1 […]

The Best Things to do in Irvington Virginia This Summer

A beautiful sunset and boat on the Rappahannock River - great views to enjoy while taking part in all of the great things to do in Irvington, VA

There is plenty to love about visits to the Northern Neck of Virginia, not least of which is the “tiny but tony” (New York Times) town of Irvington itself.  There are so many great things to do in Irvington, VA, and this summer is shaping up to be an extraordinary time to do them all.  […]

Why You Need to Take a Tangier Island Cruise

A woman looking out at the ocean during a Tangier Island Cruise

When you plan a trip to Irvington, VA, you’ll find an abundance of exciting activities and beautiful landscape to explore during your vacation. Located on the Chesapeake Bay, the Hope and Glory Inn encapsulates everything great about Virginia’s Northern Neck peninsula. During your stay, you can embark on adventures along the many nearby nature walks […]

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Deltaville, VA

People on a sailboat enjoying one of the best things to do in Deltaville, VA

Once known as the “Boat Building Capital of the Chesapeake Bay,” Deltaville remains true to its deep connection with the sea. Many of the best things to do in Deltaville, VA, will bring you to the glistening shoreline with the wind in your hair and warm sunlight on your skin. This treasure of the Western […]

3 of the Best Reasons to Visit the Deltaville Maritime Museum

Sip and Slurp

Did you know that Deltaville, Virginia, was once considered the “Boat Building Capital of the Chesapeake Bay?” Today, we can thank a group of local volunteers for keeping this incredible history alive at the Deltaville Maritime Museum. When you visit the museum, you’re embarking on a voyage, and the destination is fascination. You’ll see a […]

How to Spend a Day at the Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve

When it comes to natural beauty, you’ll find no shortage of it in the Northern Neck. And, the Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve has over 200 acres of it! This secluded paradise on the shores of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay is home to several species of wildlife, beautiful walking trails, and sandy beaches. It’s free and […]

What Are the Best Things to Do in Kilmarnock, VA?

People enjoying one of the best things to do in Kilmarnock: a wine tasting

The Northern Neck is full of small-town charm just waiting to be enjoyed! During your stay with us in Irvington, make sure you save time to explore the treasures of Kilmarnock as well. This quaint community is less than ten minutes from our inn and offers everything from exquisite wine tastings to fun-filled celebrations. All […]

Why You Need to Attend the Bay Seafood Festival This Year

Fresh oysters at the Bay Seafood Festival

Any opportunity to indulge in the delicious seafood of the Chesapeake Bay is an opportunity worth taking. This year’s highly anticipated Bay Seafood Festival is the place to be for anyone who enjoys excellent food, live music, and supporting a good cause. Make sure you don’t miss out on all of the excitement this October! […]

How to Make the Most of a Visit to the Kilmarnock Museum

the Best Virginia Oysters come from the northern neck of Virginia, where our luxury Virginia Bed and Breakfast is located

Did you know that three of our first five U.S. presidents were born in the Northern Neck of Virginia? Significant parts of our nation’s history can be traced back to this scenic section of the Chesapeake Bay. Although Kilmarnock, Virginia, is a small town, it has a rich history just waiting to be discovered. Learn […]

5 of the Best Things to Do on the Chesapeake Bay

A boat sailing on the bay: one of the best things to do on the Chesapeake Bay

Remarkable shorelines, shimmering water, and expertly-crafted sailboats are just some of the things you can find in the Chesapeake Bay region. If you’re looking for an incredible experience, we highly recommend visiting our area. Start looking forward to the variety of things to do on the Chesapeake Bay from fishing and swimming to sailing and […]