This beautiful town is known as the “Land of the Life Worth Living.” If that moniker doesn’t bring you to the Middle Peninsula, perhaps the fresh seafood, waterfront living, and easy access to large metropolitan areas will.
A jet charter airport in Middle Peninsula takes visitors to the second of three large peninsulas on the western shore of Virginia. Made up of six counties, the area is known for its quiet pace and rolling farmland.
Middle Peninsula offers visitors something unique in each of its six counties. Mathews has many small shops with unique finds, and treasures to bring home. Gloucester loves to throw a party; the Daffodil Festival, Guinea Jubilee, and Gloucester Wine Festival are all held in town.
Middle Peninsula is meant to be explored on the water. With miles of coastline available to explore, boaters will enjoy cruising up and down the area. Kayakers can also enjoy the calm water, protected by the peninsula’s edge.
Situated on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, Middle Peninsula is steeped in American history. Explored by Captain John Smith in the early 1600s Chesapeake Bay was seen as the port of entry to the New World.
For those wanting an expanded historical experience, Colonial Williamsburg is only a half-hour away from Middle Peninsula. Visitors can immerse themselves in the world’s largest living history museum that stretches over 300 acres and has hundreds of restored buildings from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.