“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…
Sunset Pony Viewing with Daisey’s Island Boat Cruises
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!
Chincoteague Accommodations for the Misty Fan: Miss Molly’s Inn
Situated at the end of Chincoteague’s downtown is an unassuming three-story, pale yellow house. Painted blue flowers cascade down the white front porch pillars. This is Miss Molly’s Inn, the b&b where Marguerite Henry stayed when she began writing her now famous, Misty of Chincoteague. While a literary pilgrimage to Chincoteague is not complete without…
The Truth About Misty & The Chincoteague Ponies
Learn the truth about Misty of Chincoteague, the real Chincoteague pony, compared to her fictionalized story, and how you can visit her today.
Chincoteague Pony Release Swim 2016: Learning to Take Chances
The helicopter circled ever closer and then finally we could see them. The cavalcade of ponies surrounded by Saltwater Cowboys on horses appeared at the head of the lane. Suddenly the whole group thundered by us, splashing mud everywhere and stirring up the marsh so that the stink of decaying organic matter overwhelmed us. It…