Where can I rent
All above listed Airports have car rentals available. In addition
to those, Enterprise Rent A Car has a location at 1337 Ocean
Highway, Pocomoke City, MD. This location is approximately
15 miles from Chincoteague Island, and can be reached at (410)
Are there hospitals or medical
centers on the Island?
What types of water sports are
On the Island:
Island Medical Center
6295 Teal Lane
Chincoteague Island, VA
On the Mainland:
Peninsula Regional Medical Center
100 East Carroll Street
(About 45 minutes North on Route 13-Business)
Shore Memorial Hospital
9507 Hospital Avenue
(About 1 hour South on Route 13)
Expeditions - Canoe and Sea Kayak Rentals offering
Sunrise & Sunset Eco-Tours. Located at 6751 Maddox
Blvd (at the traffic circle), they can also be reached
at (757) 336-6811.
Can I rent bikes or mopeds
(helmets and alley cats etc)?
Jus' Bikes, at 6527 Maddox Blvd., offers a broad selection
of Mopeds/Scooters, bikes, tandems, kiddie carts, helmets,
and everything in between. (757) 336-6700.
Are there dress code in the restaurants?
Being a beach town, casual attire is acceptable, however,
if you would like to "live it up" by all means,
Are there churches on the
There are 6 churches on the Island, and are listed below for
- Chincoteague Church of God, 5252 Woodland
- Christ United Methodist Church, 6253 Church
- Emanuel Episcopal Church, 5049 Chicken
- Island Baptist Church, 3380 Willow Street
- St. Andrews Catholic Church, 6288 Church
- Union Baptist Church, 6365 Church Street
||I heard that the mosquitos
are sometimes annoying?
Chincoteague Island regularly sprays for mosquitos, and
they are rarely a problem on Chincoteague, however, we
suggest using some type of insect repellant on Assateague's
trails. Due to the endangered animals which make their
home on Assateague Island, spraying is not allowed.
Are there any florists on
- The Country Goose Flower and Gift Shop
6365 Maddox Boulevard, Chincoteague Island
(757) 336-5300 / (800) 728-9799
- Island Florist & Country Gift Shop
3705 Willow Street, Chincoteague Island
Where can I get my hair and
nails done while visiting your Island?
Headquarters Hair and Nail Salon
3903 Main Street, Chincoteague Island, (757) 336-3088
The Perfect Wave - Hair, Nails and Tanning
7503 East Side Drive, Chincoteague Island, (757) 336-7366
Is the Beach Wheelchair Accessible?
Yes, please call the Refuge at (757) 336-6577 to obtain a
reservation permit for a beach wheelchair.
Can you drive on the beach?
Yes, provided you have a 4-wheel drive vehicle, and obtain
the necessary permits from the Refuge Visitor Center, and
are also equipped with all required safety equipment. Contact
the Refuge at (757) 336-6577 with any questions.
Can I have a bonfire on the
Yes, provided you obtain the proper permit from the Refuge
Visitor Center. Contact them at (757) 336-6577.
Can I bring my pet along to
No. Pets are not allowed, not even in your car.
Are there concessions on the
No, all food items must be carried on.
Are there any tours on the
Yes there are several tours available from guided bird walks
to a tour tram which runs 7 days a week, May - September call
(757) 336-6122 for information or to schedule large groups.