Rappahannock River Fishing & Boating
The waters of the Rappahannock River, the Potomac River,
Chesapeake Bay and their tributaries provide a haven for boaters
and water enthusiasts, and have supported a fishing industry for
generations. Colonial architecture, small-town charm, seventeen
museums, historic sites and retail shops attract visitors to the
At the Essex County Museum and Historical Society in the
Tappahannock historic district, exhibits feature Rappahannock River
fishing, theater and steamboats as well as the Rappahannock
Indians, African-Americans, and Colonial and Confederate
Views of the river are part of the fun at the Morattico Waterfront
Museum, housed in the 1901 Morattico General Store building
overlooking both the Rappahannock River and Lancaster Creek.
The Tides Marina is located 11 miles up the Rappahannock River from
Windmill Point on the Chesapeake Bay in the natural harbor of
Carters Creek. Learn to sail in a safe, friendly, and fun
environment with Premier Sailing School, which lets
you hit the open waters of the Rappahannock River as well as
Carters Creek and the Chesapeake Bay.
For more information on Rappahannock River fishing and area
attractions, call the Tides Inn Activities Team at 804.438.4489
or email email@example.com.