Wallops Island is located in coastal Virginia, not too far from the Maryland border. Its location offers visitors access to some of the best kayaking, biking, birding, and fishing in the region. It’s hard not to find something suited to your interests. All you have to do is explore. If beaches are your thing, the options are endless. The Wallops Island area features everything from deserted island beaches that are only accessible by boat, to the State and Federal beaches like Assateague, MD and Chincoteague, VA with their famous wild ponies. If you’re looking for a bustling tourist city, then there’s always Ocean City with its award winning boardwalk and over 100 hotel and restaurant options. Even the region’s smaller towns offer their own special quirks that make visiting them worthwhile. One must-see is nearby Berlin, Maryland which was named “America’s Coolest Small Town” in 2014.
In the event of a launch delay, which may last anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days, you might consider exploring the area. If you’re looking for good places to visit while you wait, or even as part of your vacation, you’ve come to the right page. We’ve outlined fun things to do in neighboring Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware towns.