Assateague Island – National Seashore

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, marks the 92nd year of Chincoteague’s annual Pony Swim. Coastal Living, Outside, and High-Life (British Airways) Magazines all marvel at Assateague Island, as one of America’s

“Greatest Escapes,” and “Top 21 beaches.”

Assateague Island National Seashore
Assateague Island National Seashore

Assateague Island is a fun, wildly popular, and historic getaway with wild ponies on the beach! It is part of the National Seashore and is the perfect beach weekend retreat with activities ranging from windsurfing, fishing, hiking, bicycling, bird watching, camping, and off-roading with your ATV.

The Washington, D.C. is just a short drive away from Assateague. While there are hundreds of beach vacation options on the East Coast, families with small children, nature lovers, and campers will enjoy their visits to Assateague Island. This hidden gem should be the go to the beach for parents with kids! Your children will love swimming and making sand castles next to Assateague Island’s mystical wild ponies.

Assateague Island is so perfect for families, nature lovers, and campers who would love to experience the beauty of two worlds: the ocean and the undisturbed wildlife. It is a unique beach vacation experience where you will create priceless memories to cherish for life.

The towns next to Assateague Island have grocery stores (with firewood for campers), gas stations, and beach rental equipment (such as umbrellas, chairs, and boogie boards). Additionally.

As a husband, dad, and photographer, Assateague Island is the perfect weekend getaway for our family!