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We love our little small town and think Irvington is a great place for family time,

girls weekend or vacation with loved ones.

But don't take our word for it! The Town of Irvington, Virginia, is frequently featured in news articles that share all the exciting things happening around town and the reasons Irvington should be your next getaway!


WASHINGTON POST: Eight road-trip-worthy restaurants in Maryland and Virginia

These eight exemplary, road-trip-worthy restaurants--including Chesapeake at the Tides Inn--within a three-hour drive will provide a welcome respite from home-cooked meals, takeout and failed sourdough experiments.


WASHINGTONIAN: How Big Hotels Are Keeping Themselves Clean for Travelers in the Summer of 2021

In December, Forbes Travel Guide began awarding “Sharecare Verified” badges to properties that self-report meeting more than 360 standards, including cleaning and ventilation (and that pay for the Verified evaluation tool.) Destinations in this region that have earned a badge include The Tides Inn in Virginia’s Northern Neck.


WASHINGTONIAN: 10 Ideas for Getaways That Get You Out on the Water Around Washington, DC

Boats, tubing, lakes, and waterfront rooms at The Tides Inn.


FOODIE AND THE BEAST: Not a fable, just fabulous food

Forward to 16:50 of the clip to hear Jason Trollip, managing director of the Tides Inn, discuss exciting news about Tides' renovation and conservation efforts. 


WOMEN TRAVEL BETTER IN PAIRS: Oyster Academy with Joni Carter. Northern Neck-The Tides Inn Series

Everything you ever wanted to know about oysters from the experts at The Tides Inn Virginia Oyster Academy.


WOMEN TRAVEL BETTER IN PAIRS: Ecologist Will Smiley. Northern Neck-The Tides Inn Series

Ecological preservation at The Tides Inn.


WOMEN TRAVEL BETTER IN PAIRS: Developing with Marston Smith. Northern Neck-The Tides Inn Series

Redevelopment projects at The Tides Inn.


WOMEN TRAVEL BETTER IN PAIRS: 48 Hours Chesapeake Bay Virginia

Whether you drive, fly or take the train you don't want to miss the many adventures in the Northern Neck of Virginia.  Lisa and Stephanie visit the Tides Inn and Stratford Hall on the Chesapeake Bay. Oysters, biking, duck poop, zip lining, ghosts, snakes, boating and so much more. A little bit of history, ecology lessons and wine tastings are just some of the great suggestions for a family vacation or a Better in Pairs weekend. 


WASHINGTONIAN: Great May Travel Deals

Want to get away? The Tides Inn is offering exclusive deals to Washingtonian readers.

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WASHINGTONIAN: Places to Eat and Drink on the Water Outside DC

The Tides Inn's Chesapeake Restaurant & Terrace included in Washingtonian's list of waterfront dining spots outside Washington, DC. 


CONDE NAST TRAVELER: The Best Family Beach Vacations in the U.S.

From Puerto Rico to Wisconsin, there are plenty of places to enjoy the sun and sand stateside.


THE LOCAL SCOOP: Born From a Dream to Live Aboard a Boat owner Cheryl Fuhs gave her husband an enthusiastic “yes” that night in 2009 when he asked how she’d feel about selling everything, buying a boat and sailing around the world.


MEN'S JOURNAL: A Stay at These Socially and Environmentally Responsible Hotels Can Help Save the World

Sustainability is not merely "nice-to-have", but "need-to-have", and names five socially and environmentally responsible hotels committed to giving back.


ALEXANDRIA LIVING: The Tides Inn Begins Shoreline Restoration Project

Restoration project will deepen resort guests’ connection to the land, shoreline and water.

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VIRGINIA LIVING: Relax, Refresh, Reset

A spa day lets you get away without going away.


CHESAPEAKE BAY MAG: Best Places to Retire by the Bay

A small yet sophisticated charmer on Virginia’s bucolic Northern Neck, Irvington’s remoteness may appeal to those no longer commuting. 


DRIFT TRAVEL MAGAZINE: The Tides Inn Unveils Expansive Waterfront Restoration Project

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VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS: Inside the Kitchen with Chef Truman Jones

Chef Truman Jones helms The Tides Inn's four multifaceted culinary operations, bringing over 20 years of industry expertise and a passion for supporting local and coastal purveyors. 



Chesapeake chefs take farm-to-table to new level with committed collaborations.


MYNEWORLEANS: Dream Honeymoons: This Historic Virginia Retreat Exists to Spoil You with Oysters, Boating, Wine and More

Shuck your way into a honeymoon of oyster delights at the Tides Inn, a quintessential Southern hideaway in Virginia’s historic Northern Neck, a peninsula on the northern shore of the Chesapeake Bay, known for is blue crab, oysters and rock fish.


CONDE NAST TRAVELER: Best Weekend Getaways from Philadelphia

Conde Nast Traveler writer Regan Stephens includes Irvington, Virginia, and The Tides Inn in her roundup of small town, roadtrip getaways fewer than five hours away from Philadelphia.


WASHINGTON POST: Why some seasonal hotels across the U.S. are staying open year-round

Hotels and resorts across the United States have been getting creative this past year in an effort to entice travelers to visit.

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COASTAL VIRGINIA MAG: Oyster Academy Is Delicious Fun

Boutique experience at the historic Tides Inn is a culinary treat and an educational journey into the history and allure of Virginia oysters


PROPTALK: Oyster Feast Along Virginia's Northern Neck

Oysters and other scrumptious cuisine define the Northern Neck’s Rappahannock River.



Travel bloggers Brett and Madigan share their honeymoon in Irvington, Virginia. 

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HEATHER BIEN: A Day in Irvington, VA & Kilmarnock, VA

Travel writer Heather Bien spent a day in Irvington wine tasting, eating, antiquing, and kicking back on the water. 


WASHINGTONIAN: 11 Charming Small Towns to Explore Along the Chesapeake

Here are the small towns worth a visit, if your idea of exploring involves window shopping, walking cobblestone streets, and soaking up the local vibe.

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