With cooling off-shore breezes, the Eastern Shore offers relief from the sticky heat of summer.
In close proximity to densely populated cities, the majority of the towns on the peninsula average fewer than seven hundred year-round residents. People are friendly and life is unhurried. Coming here is a good way to take a break from the demands of work and home.
That's just what my wife and I wanted when we visited the Eastern Shore. We had suggestions for restaurants and reservations for winery tours, kayaking and clamming. All we needed was a pleasant place to stay each night and we were set. Cape Charles
Before the seventeen mile long Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel was completed in 1964, the ferry terminal in Cape Charles was the busy access point to the peninsula.
After the Bridge-Tunnel opened, the economy of the town declined rapidly. Only si…