Marguerite Henry’s Misty books made Chincoteague’s annual Pony Penning festival famous. Plan your visit with this Misty of Chincoteague Itinerary.
Romeo, as he came to be known, was a an unusually large black wolf that showed up in our town the winter of 2003. Living with black bears in our back yards, it is not uncommon to have large wild mammals sharing our spaces, but a wolf was rare.
Assateague Island is a nature preserve and home to the Chincoteague Ponies. It’s a great place for hiking, biking, boating, bird watching, and beach-going.
“This is the worst vacation. Ever.” The young boy in front of us at the Pony Swim was obviously not as excited as his sisters to see real live ponies. He wasn’t alone. Based on my own brother’s grumbling and moodiness, it was abundantly clear that watching ponies was not his idea of a great …
The best way to see the Chincoteague Ponies up close is with a sunset cruise with Daisey’s Island Boat Cruises. You’ll see dolphins, birds, and ponies!