Colonial Beach Virginia
The 2nd longest public beach in Virginia
Colonial Beach has been a waterfront destination for tourists for over 50 years. The community is located in the northern part of the state known as the Northern Neck of the Virginia. There is an abundance of attractions in the area many of which are historical in nature. Close by, you will find the home and birthplace of General Robert E. Lee at Stratford Hall. The birthplace of President George Washington as well as James Monroe’s Birthplace is also in the area. The popular Colonial Beach waterfront attractions located between Washington Avenue and the Potomac River is home to many shops and restaurants. Colonial Beach is “THE Town on the Potomac.”
The Town Commons, sometimes referred to as Town Hill, is where family oriented events are held throughout the year. There is also a beautiful stage on Town Hill that is used for evening concerts, outdoor family movie nights and weekend events. There is also a restaurant with paddle wheel architecture here along the waterfront.
Colonial Beach is a Golf Cart Community that features the second longest public beach in Virginia. People from all over are happily enjoying the beach, visiting the shops and just plain relaxing on the benches along the Boardwalk. There is no shortage of beach favorites like eating ice cream or cotton candy from the ice cream shops. Whether you choose to walk or ride a golf cart, come and stay at the Wakefield Motel and enjoy the public owned and maintained Boardwalk and well-groomed beaches.