The Inn at Tabbs Creek is your ticket to a peaceful getaway near the enchanting shores of Chesapeake Bay. Step outside onto the dock to relish the waterfront views just outside your window and partake in numerous outdoor adventures. From boating trips and fishing excursions to cycling around Mathews County, you have everything needed to enjoy Virginia’s natural beauty.

Before retiring for the evenings, don’t miss the dreamy sunsets that steal the spotlight beside the dock. The waterside fire pit creates a romantic atmosphere to stay outdoors, and the cozy fireplace is the perfect spot to snuggle up inside. Common areas such as the library and pool deck offer a laid-back vibe to meet other guests, but you’ll always find space for privacy.

All seven of the rooms feature waterfront views and help guests fully embrace the serenity of the inn’s location. The historic Captain Billups House contains the common areas, several porches and decks to relax outside, and three of the guestrooms on the second floor. Remodeled rooms come with modern amenities, including private baths, in-room climate control, in-room TVs, fridges, and high-speed wireless internet. The Bayside Suite is the newest addition to the inn and includes a spacious living area, kitchenette, deluxe jetted tub, and private patio.

Frequently voted as one of the top B&B’s in the United States, the Inn at Tabbs Creek lets guests explore one of the country’s coolest small towns. Mathews County is considered the “Pearl of the Chesapeake” and boasts some of the most alluring images of the Chesapeake Bay. There are lots of shops, restaurants, art galleries, and museums in addition to its gorgeous natural scenery. Whether you’re looking for a chic vacation away from the big city or unlimited adventure, the Inn at Tabbs Creek is the perfect host to make it happen.

Outdoor Activities on Chesapeake Bay

The shores of Chesapeake Bay rest a few minutes from the inn and give you access to endless outdoor recreation. For a relaxing getaway, hop aboard the “Helen Elizabeth” to cruise the Chesapeake Bay with your family. The calm voyage presents stunning views of the New Point Comfort Lighthouse and native wildlife. Your vessel departs from your backyard and travels along the East River to reveal the beautiful homes dotting the waterfront.

Kayaking brings more solitude, and you can rent equipment from the inn to begin your journey from the dock. Tabbs Creek provides the ease and serenity for first-time kayakers to learn how to paddle. The Mathews Maritime Heritage Trail is nearby for veteran paddlers to explore the picturesque waterways. If you’d like to fish during your excursion, Mobjack Bay is a fantastic spot to cast your line.

Beach goers will find a tempting place for sun-worshiping at Bethel Beach Nature preserve. The sandy shores are also a goldmine for spotting bird species such as bald eagles, egrets, and ospreys. Rated as one of America’s best places to play golf, the Piankatank River Golf Course lets you putt along the Piankatank River.

Chesapeake Bay Wine Tasting

The Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail lies on your doorstep and gives you the chance to sample vintages from nine wineries in the Northern Neck area of Virginia. Tour each facility, get expert tips on the best pairings, and have a picnic with your friends or loved ones.

Located in Kilmarnock, Good Luck Cellars transformed a former sand and gravel mine into an elegant winery that crafts vintages from 12 grapes. The nearby Jacey Vineyards allows visitors to arrive by boat and pairs in-house wines with savory tapas and pizza.
Ingleside Vineyards is one of Virginia’s most prestigious wineries that has earned accolades at national and international competitions. Visit the on-site museum that showcases the local history and attend one of the annual events that cater to wine enthusiasts.

 Waterfront Weddings

The Inn at Tabbs Creek offers a tranquil, secluded setting to celebrate your special day. Its waterfront location ensures a private gathering that will delight your guests regardless of the crowd size. The inn’s staff includes experienced wedding consultants who know how to plan a diverse range of wedding ceremonies. Whether you have an extensive guest list or prefer to arrange a more intimate elopement, the inn has simple packages to cover everything you need.

Surprise the love of your life by popping the question with the proposal package and include add-ons like champagne and a bouquet of roses. If you’ve escaped the family and wish to have an unforgettable ceremony for two, you can elope on the waterfront or onboard a charming boat.

For couples celebrating their honeymoon or anniversary, the staff can make all the arrangements for a romantic dinner or sunset cruise. Those with a bigger guest list can book a waterfront wedding and invite up to 120 guests and include a two-night stay for close loved ones.  Be sure and check with the innkeepers for the latest news, tips, specials and updates at The Inn at Tabbs Creek.

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