What Is There to Do in the Chesapeake Bay?

Our beautiful inn is located in one of the prettiest parts of the country. If you’re planning a trip to the Irvington, Virginia, area and are wondering what there is to do in the Chesapeake Bay, you’ve come to the right place. There are so many adventures to have in our town and we’ve picked out our favorites for you today.

A great place to start when planning your trip is to download our free Vacation Guide to the Irvington area! It’s packed with recommendations for great places to eat, see, and explore. If you’re wondering what there is to do in the Chesapeake Bay, we have the answers for you! Get your guide now to ensure you have a spectacular experience here.

What There Is to Do in the Chesapeake Bay

Whether you’re hoping for a day of relaxation or an activity-filled afternoon, there are plenty of things to do in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Check out our list below!

Tour the Historic Christ Church

Built in 1735, this gorgeous church is a must-see during your time in the Chesapeake Bay area! One of the most beautiful churches ever built in this country, Christ Church is now a National Historic Landmark. It’s been well-preserved and kept in pristine condition. Tour the church and visit the museum for even more information about this incredible landmark.

Visit the Dog and Oyster Vineyard

This beautiful vineyard is just a short walk away from our inn! The Dog and Oyster Vineyard was named after some of our rescue dogs and also for the popular delicacy in the Chesapeake Bay — oysters! We are open every weekend of the year and every day from April to October. Stop by, say hello, and try one of our award-winning wines. Then, check out our new oyster stand, Slurp, for delicious meals and seasonal specials!

Relax on the Water

Once you’ve spent a day touring historical landmarks and beautiful vineyards, plan to cool off with some time on the water. We have excellent water access nearby for you to enjoy. You can also head down to Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve, just minutes from our inn. Here, you can spend an afternoon sailing or view wildlife along its walking trails. Don’t forget to take a ride through the area on our complimentary bicycles, too!

Stay at the Hope and Glory Inn During Your Time in the Chesapeake Bay!

Outdoor view of Hope and Glory Inn

Are you wondering where to stay in the Chesapeake Bay so you can experience all of these great things? Look no further than Hope and Glory Inn! Enjoy the close proximity to our vineyard and take a beautiful, relaxing walk for a glass of wine or plate of oysters. Wake up in your luxurious room, start your day with a complimentary homemade breakfast, and then recharge by the pool.

Check our availability and book your stay to start your Chesapeake Bay adventure today! We hope to see you soon!

Summer Lodging & Dining Special!

Stay & Dine

Book between now & May 31 two nights (Thursday-Sunday) this Summer along with a dinner reservation for 2 in our fine dining restaurant The Colonnade and receive a $50 credit to your folio upon check out!