Many enjoy strolling around Tangier Island enjoying its beauty. As dusk approaches Tangiermen and visitors, alike, settle in for a quiet restful evening.
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About Tangier Island
Life on Tangier Island is quiet and serene, residents are warm and friendly. Tangier Island, itself, is a nature's wonderland. Visiting Tangier Island is stepping back in time. The atmosphere is tranquil, and the Chesapeake Bay breeze that blows offers sweet memories as you travel throughout the Island. We suggest that you do not leave the island before you visit the Tangier History Museum.
Tangier Island Transportation by boat, from Onancock, Virginia and Crisfield, Maryland, is available to visitors and residents, alike
Willie Crockett is a well
known Tangierman for his artwork, sculpture, and poetry. His honest
portrayals of the Chesapeake Bay through is artwork is know internationally.
At any given day, ("except when the fishing is right on the Bay" according
to Willie) you can find him at his studio and art gallery in Onancock
Virginia. Many visitors enjoy stopping in the Studio
& Gallery just to meet this world renown wildlife artist.....
The natives speak in a unique manner, that of beautiful Elizabethan English. This identifiable dialect denotes a true "Tangierman". Remember this when Wallace or Shirley say, "Welcome to Tangier Island and our home." Guests at Shirley's Bay View Inn, the Sunset Inn, and the Chesapeake House are in awe of the natural beauty of Tangier Island and the wildlife that surrounds this Chesapeake Bay island. The natural beauty of Tangier Island is enjoyed by all. Upon arriving on Tangier Island there are eco tours, sunset cruises, and more......
Crime Rate: "0"...........*There lies a land in Chesapeake Bay, Its history unfolds from John Smith's Day, Tangier Island its given name, Captain John Smith founded its fame, A land of Indians for many a year, A way of life - - one need not fear. *Exert from the home page of Shirley's Bay View Inn
"Tangier Island is alcohol free"