Blogs from Urbanna, Virginia, United States, North America


North America » United States » Virginia » Urbanna April 27th 2014

Geo: 37.6375, -76.5747We left the Tides Inn around 11:00 am to very light winds, but beautiful weather. We sailed up the Rappahannock to Urbanna. The Urbanna Town Center Marina does not even open for the season until May 5th, but the power is on on the docks, so we went ahead and docked up. The bathrooms are locked but we will just use the boat.The guy who runs the marina came by an told us we were welcomed to stay until the 5th. He recognized us from previous visits.Mojos and The Dockside restaurants in Urbanna are out of business, so we will just cook on the boat tonight. The little coffee/breakfast shop has reopened. So, we will go by there tomorrow for breakfast, and then head back to the river house to wait out the next ... read more

North America » United States » Virginia » Urbanna November 25th 2009

Festivals can be fun and then they can be fantastic. This one is fantastic. OYSTERS, OYSTERS AND…URBANNA OYSTERS The first frost of the season crunched beneath our boots as we stepped off the porch. In the east the soft pastels that heralded a new dawn were just peeking through the trees and the crisp November air snapped at our cheeks. The clear sky promised a great fall day for a festival. We were headed to Urbanna where every November since 1957 the town has put on the Urbanna Oyster Festival. Originally called Urbanna Days, the festival originated to promote the local economy. It has succeeded beyond the originators wildest dreams. This year’s festival was estimated to draw about eighty thousand people over two days. We arrived just outside Urbanna around 9:00 AM on a beautiful Saturday. ... read more

North America » United States » Virginia » Urbanna June 5th 2009

We have been members of the Good Sam club for a number of years. The benefits of discounts, information, and insurances are excellent. But we are not "club" joiners. We have a couple of friends we enjoy camping with, and that is fine. But last year, on a whim, we visited one of the local chapters near us when they were camping. We were taken by their friendliness and ease. So we joined the SO-WE-GO Sams. Last fall we attended our first Samboree in Harrisonburg, VA. We were told it was smaller than the spring one, so this year we were really looking forward to going. At the winter luncheon meetings (no camping in December/January snow), it was announced the theme was Beach Party and there would be a parade of the chapters to see who ... read more
Local seafood dinner
Lawn Chair Brigade lining up

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