The Tiny Virginia Town That’s Surrounded By Water On 3 Sides
Virginia’s coastal charm is rivaled by none. To experience this for yourself, head to the tiny town of Mathews, Virginia. This town and the surrounding county have earned the nickname “the Pearl of the Chesapeake,” and it’s not difficult to see why. Friendly storefronts, a fascinating history, and the fact that the town is almost completely surrounded by water mean that you’ll feel like you’re on vacation when you visit.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What are your thoughts on this delightful town? Have you visited Mathews recently? Be sure to share your experiences with us! For more information about what to do while you’re in town, you can visit the official visitor’s guide by clicking here.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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