Along the Middle Peninsula of rural coastal Virginia, water drives life.

It’s the foundation of its heritage, the source of people’s pride. Water quite literally shapes the local flavors – oysters from one area of the region can taste far different than those from another. And it has crafted a unique tidal twang of those who have been in the region for generations.

While the Middle Peninsula could be defined as rural, it’s evolved over the years.

It’s not all country – although a good day could be had driving old country roads, stopping at old country stores, paddling up creeks and down rivers, and visiting small museums and nationally recognized historic landmarks.

It’s not all city – although evidence of more urban ways of life, like walkable downtown areas and craft breweries, have become popular destinations for locals and visitors alike.

It’s a little bit in the middle. Come Discover the Middle Peninsula.

Meet us in the middle.

Discover the Middle Peninsula

Mitchell Map

History & Heritage

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Kayak

Watersports & Waterways

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Deadrise boat at sunset

Outdoors & Wildlife

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Art & Culture

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Shops & Markets

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Warner Hall

Places to Stay

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Oysters with a crab

Local Flavors

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Things to Do

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Birds

Deals & Discounts

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Ways to Locate Your Business Here

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