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Beautiful open beaches.

Great beaches, quiet and not crowded. Nice campground with an all around family atmosphere that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
keithf965
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Winchester, United States
Trip to First America Lighthouse

Wow, great place and the views were breathtaking. The little shop was quite nice. The gentlemen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clete Y
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beaches, quiet and not crowded. Nice campground with an all around family atmosphere that you'll love.

Thank keithf965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, great place and the views were breathtaking. The little shop was quite nice. The gentlemen running the shop were so nice. Views were just amazing. The beach was great and not crowded at all. Very thankful for our Naval men/women and what they do...More

Thank Clete Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We meandered here for quite awhile. It was beautiful and serene. We observed dolphins playing. Love love love this place/

Thank Vestfamily
Reviewed 14 August 2017

An ID is required to visit. All visitors must go through a military security checkpoint. A military ID is required for the beach and most other points. This is a great place to visit. We come every year and highly recommend it.

Thank Anita G
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Fort Story is an active Military base. Having the correct ID is a necessity. To get on the base you have to have go thru a military check point. The history of the lighthouses and the battle at Cape Henry is very interesting. We walked...More

1  Thank Denise P
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Fort Story today. It is an active military base. They will search your car. Require license, proof of insurance and registration. There is a light house which is the first light house built by the United States. There is a...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Walked over to this beach after visiting the light house and other historical markers which were very interesting. Very secluded beach with seaweed or whatever that was that washed up. Glad we took the walk.

1  Thank MurWI
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Security at this active military fort is top-notch and we appreciated knowing that even though we were delayed we were safe. We were told the lighthouse was closed due to the excessive heat but for a reduced fee of $5 we could go to the...More

Thank blackcat06
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We did a day trip to Fort Story during our Williamsburg vacation. We wanted a descent beach stop, plus I considered staying here in the future. The beach is right next to the Cape Henry Memorial (also worth a stop) and across the street from...More

Thank Buckmarko
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was a pleasant day out to discover a bit of American History and to see the views of Chesapeake Bay. Prepare to go through security for a few minutes because this lighthouse is located on a military facility. Also, be aware that you cannot...More

Thank Mary Jo N
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