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Popular amenities for Chincoteague vacation rentals

Stay near Chincoteague's top sights

Island Creamery35 locals recommend
Assateague Lighthouse14 locals recommend
Ropewalk Restaurant - Chincoteague24 locals recommend
Veterans Memorial Park4 locals recommend
Bill's PRIME Seafood & Steaks30 locals recommend
Don's Seafood Restaurant27 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Chincoteague

  • Total rentals

    600 properties

  • Rentals with a pool

    150 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    160 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    540 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    12K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    R731 ZAR before taxes and fees

Your guide to Chincoteague

All About Chincoteague

Seven miles long and half as wide, Chincoteague Island is located at the north end of the chain of barrier islands that hug Virginia’s coastline. It’s a popular getaway for visitors from up and down the Eastern Seaboard. You can relax on the seashore, take a boat cruise to scout for the area’s famous wild ponies, or ride a bike around town and across the bridge to Assateague Island. Clamming and crabbing are favorite local activities: You can buy the equipment to catch your own seafood or gorge on blue crabs at one of the local restaurants, finishing up with a trip to the island’s beloved ice cream shop.


The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Chincoteague

Not surprisingly, peak travel season in Chincoteague coincides with the hottest months of the year: June through September. Temperatures then average in the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit. The humidity spikes in July and August, with regular showers, so you’ll want to pack light, breathable clothes and umbrellas. Winds blowing off the Atlantic Ocean do help to relieve the mugginess — and you can always jump in the water to cool off. A gentle autumn gives way to a mild winter. Snow is rare, but the temperatures regularly dip into the 30s Fahrenheit, and the winds can be brisk. Bring lined waterproof outerwear and good boots, and you’re set to wander on the beach no matter what month you visit.


Top things to do in Chincoteague

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

This 14,000-acre refuge was founded in the 1940s to protect the wildfowl who migrate here during the winters. Its beaches, marshes, and dunes stretch across the southern end of Assateague and onto surrounding islands. More than 300 species of birds nest here, including bald eagles, making this a paradise for birders. Short, accessible trails for walking and biking snake through the wetlands, including one that leads to the 19th-century Assateague Lighthouse.

Wallops Flight Facility

Five miles east of Chincoteague is NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, which the agency uses to launch research rockets and balloons. The garden at the Visitor Center will appeal to anyone who’s dreamed of escaping the Earth’s atmosphere, with spacecraft and airplanes on display. You can sign up for a guided tour of the center’s displays, or consult the schedule to see if a launch will be taking place.

Assateague Island National Seashore

Hop east from Chincoteague over a small stretch of water, and you’ve arrived at the Atlantic Ocean. The southernmost beach of 37-mile-long Assateague Island is a skinny isthmus covered in soft sands and, in the summer, beach towels. There are lifeguard-monitored swimming zones, as well as spots ideal for surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking and surf fishing. If you drive to the beach you’ll need to buy a daily or weekly pass.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in Chincoteague?

    Uncover the perfect home-away-from-home with our diverse selection of vacation rentals in Chincoteague. From over 40 condo rentals to over 380 house rentals, we've got you covered. For even more variety, explore our Airbnb Categories to find the ideal space for your getaway.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Chincoteague?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 450 vacation rentals in Chincoteague featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Chincoteague?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Chincoteague. Choose from more than 160 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • How much does it cost to stay in house rentals in Chincoteague?

    Experience the best of Chincoteague with our house rentals, starting at about $40 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there Chincoteague house rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 50 house rentals with pools in Chincoteague, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

  • Do house rentals in Chincoteague have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 60 house rentals with self check-in in Chincoteague. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Chincoteague have free parking?

    Absolutely! We offer over 350 house rentals with free parking in Chincoteague. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Chincoteague have a bbq area?

    Absolutely! We offer over 210 house rentals with a bbq area in Chincoteague. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in Chincoteague have a gym?

    Absolutely! We offer over 20 house rentals with a gym in Chincoteague. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there family-friendly house rentals in Chincoteague?

    Chincoteague has more than 360 family-friendly house rentals. Amenities on the property may include high chairs, travel cribs, or strollers.

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