The weekend begins on Friday – whenever you arrive. If you arrive early, you will have time for cycling around the island or into the refuge - just a short distance from the Best Western Motel - Chincoteague Island where we will be staying. If you arrive before dinner, you may have time for a casual "Chincoteague Island" dinner at one of the local seafood restaurants. Whenever you arrive, you will have a chance to meet others joining our relaxing, social "Getaway Weekend" and hear about our plans for riding and dining on Saturday.
Saturday morning, after a full breakfast at the motel, we will caravan to Snow Hill, MD. For a 35/45 mile circular ride on flat, country roads, with a stop in the town of Berlin, after about 20 miles, for lunch at one of the local cafes. The ride will be whatever your comfortable pace is – B, C or just cruising – and we usually break up into groups at each of these paces. After the ride, we will caravan back to the motel for showers, resting, and getting ready for our Wine and Cheese Event, before going out to dinner.
Early Sunday morning we gather for a ride into the Assateague wildlife refuge to look for the Chincoteague ponies and other local residents of the refuge, then return to the motel for another full breakfast. The weekend is topped off with a ride around the island, observing the both the aspects of a quaint beach and fishing community and also the relaxing modern small-town getaway.
We will be staying at the Best Western Motel, Chincoteague Island which has very nicely furnished rooms, a full breakfast, and an area for us to socialize for our Wine and Cheese Event and at other times. AND the management has given us a very reasonable group rate. They are holding the 16 first floor rooms for us on a first call, first serve basis, and then will take reservations on the second floor – there is an elevator. To make your reservation call the Best Western at 757-336-6557 and tell them you are with the TBA.
Please call or e-mail with any questions to let me know you are joining us so we can make plans for the Wine and Cheese Event on Saturday afternoon, and dinner reservations for Saturday evening.
Carole Taylor, 757-409-5732 firstname.lastname@example.org