Booking a Hotel in Poquoson, VA

Poquoson offers a wonderful recreational destination located on the scenic Virginia Peninsula with access to many nearby beaches. Messick Point is the perfect place in Poquoson for fishing and boating on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. For a relaxing walk through Poquoson, follow the Oxford Run Canal Trail, which takes visitors around city hall and along the canal. It is a scenic trail offering a prime place for bird watching. Poquoson offers several city parks throughout town offering playgrounds, sports fields, and a public pool. For a look at local history, visit the Poquoson Museum, which contains a farmhouse originally built circa 1900, agricultural outbuildings, frontage along the marshes of Topping Creek, hiking trails, and a country store. Enjoy the city’s biggest event, the annual Poquoson Seafood Festival, which celebrates Poquoson's heritage. The festival features work boat races, live music and entertainment, food and craft vendors, children's entertainment, carnival rides, and fireworks.


Top Things to Do in Poquoson, VA

  • Buckroe Beach and Park
  • Duck Blind Sandbar
  • Floyds Bay
  • Mission Escape Virginia
  • Oxford Run Canal Trail
  • Peninsula Fine Arts Center
  • Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge
  • Poquoson Museum
  • Poquoson Seafood Festival
  • Sandy Bottom Nature Park
  • South Lawson Park
  • The Mariners' Museum
  • Virginia Air & Space Center
  • Virginia Living Museum

Colleges & Universities Near Poquoson, VA

  • Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton
  • College of William & Mary
  • Hampton University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Strayer University
  • Thomas Nelson Community College
  • Tidewater Community College
  • Troy State University Ft Eustis
  • Virginia Wesleyan College

Historical Sites Near Poquoson, VA

  • Bacon's Castle
  • Cape Henry Lighthouse
  • Custis Tombs
  • Emancipation Oak
  • Fort Monroe National Monument
  • Fort Norfolk
  • Fort Wool
  • Francis Land House
  • Great Hopes Plantation
  • Historic Jamestowne
  • Kiskiack House
  • Matthew Jones House
  • Poquoson Museum
  • Thomas Everard House
  • Thoroughgood House
  • USS Wisconsin (BB-64)
  • York Hall
  • Yorktown Victory Monument

Hospitals Near Poquoson, VA

  • Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital
  • Riverside Regional Medical Center
  • Sentara CarePlex Hospital
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital
  • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
  • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Airports Near Poquoson, VA

  • Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
  • Norfolk International Airport

Military Bases Near Poquoson, VA

  • Langley Air Force Base
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