ROAD ADVENTURES HOT SPOT: ASSATEAGUE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE - BERLIN, MD
We are excited to feature the beautiful and nautical Assateague Island National Seashore located in a protected area along the coast of Maryland. This seashore is known for its Atlantic beaches, pine forests, and marshland. Enjoy witnessing wild Chincoteague ponies and other wildlife in the area as well as touring a working, 19th-century Assateague Lighthouse near Tom’s Cove.
Adventures awaits you at the Assateague Island National Seashore! Check out some of our top picks of things to do in the area and camping locations on the island
Assateague State Park
Assateague State Park is a public recreation area located at the north end of Assateague Island. The state park is bordered on both its north and south sides by Assateague Island National Seashore.
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
The Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge is a 14,000-acre wildlife preserve operated by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The refuge contains a large variety of wildlife animals and birds, including the Chincoteague Pony.
Assateague Light is the 142-foot-tall lighthouse located on the southern end of Assateague Island. The lighthouse is still used as an active aid in navigation.
AJs on the Creek
Discover the jewel of the island, AJ’s on the Creek, where fresh seafood is artfully prepared, moderately priced and recipes are passed down from generation to generation.
Chincoteague Island KOA
Chicoteague Island KOA is located in the heart of Chincoteague, so everything is at your fingertips. They are just one mile from the sandy beaches and wild ponies of Assateague Island National Seashore, and great restaurants and shopping are just a short drive away.