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Yorktown Beach

Yorktown, VA
+1 757-890-3500
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Beautiful location to watch Grandchildren and an occasional rocket

Yes Yorktown Beach is a great family oriented Beach. Away from the traffic of Virginia Beach and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rich M
Yorktown, Virginia
via mobile

If you're in the area it's not a bad place to go to the beach. This is a very small beach area. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Liz Everett W
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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“clean beach” (11 reviews)
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Yorktown, VA
+1 757-890-3500
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yes Yorktown Beach is a great family oriented Beach. Away from the traffic of Virginia Beach and surrounded by restaurants and a Ben and Jerry's this location has a lot to offer. York County recently installed a new ramp / mat system which allows individuals...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you're in the area it's not a bad place to go to the beach. This is a very small beach area. The beeches incrementally divided by small jetties. Mostly children running around and playing in the sand. There is a bathroom nearby for showers...More

Thank Liz Everett W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't really do anything at the beach--just walked around for a few minutes before heading to the American Revolution Museum. It looked like a nice place to spend some time though and was being used by quite a few people.

Thank 1966Airstream
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our families 2nd time visiting this beach, it's a very popular spot to beat the heat for locals and visitors. Water was a bit cold for my wife and I but there where plenty of people who went in anyways to get out...More

Thank moltisantikid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun river beach a great place to hang out and enjoy the river the views and watching people . ... I assume the water is safe ..nice sidewalk to stroll on w lots of historical markers

Thank la o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reproduction seafront area was very touristy and sat under the huge bridge which loomed up in front of you. A couple of cafes were open and people perambulated along the foreshore.

Thank MacLachlan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is fairly small, and the parking is difficult. The water is pretty gross, and the beach is crowded. It is in a nice historical area with lots of services, and there are restrooms. That's about all I can say that is good.

Thank Stefanie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is simply a lovely beach, with lots of shops around, an easy to access restroom, views of boats and sailing vessels, and lots of places to sit in the shade and just enjoy the view.

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach to walk around. Very clean and kept well. Restaurants/bars to have a drink and good food. Beautiful setting and scenery. We went on a chilly day but I can imagine in the summer it would be stunning!

Thank Geogie10
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I parked at Yorktown Battlefield Visitors Center and got a map of Yorktown inside. I walked past the Victory Monument to the Waterfront. The entire Beach had been raked. You can walk out on the Pier, Fish Eat and there's even a Schooner Trip ($32)....More

13  Thank Marty H
Nearby Restaurants
Yorktown Pub
674 reviews
.04 km away
Riverwalk Restaurant
681 reviews
.33 km away
Water Street Grille
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.30 km away
Carrot Tree Kitchens
304 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yorktown Battlefield
1,135 reviews
.76 km away
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
749 reviews
.96 km away
Yorktown Victory Monument
156 reviews
.42 km away
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Shirli E
How's the kayak rental in Yorktown beach?
7 February 2017|
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Response from sharon c | Reviewed this property |
I have never rented a kayak there but since it is on a river there should be several places to rent kayaks. The river itself is beautiful and each time I've been there it's been calm. HOpe you go and enjoy youself.
I noticed that some reviews say that dogs are allowed and some that say that they aren't (not sure if the policy was updated in between reviews). If I bring my dog, will I be restricted to certain areas or not allowed at all?
29 June 2016|
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Response from OBXEXIT | Reviewed this property |
I never see people with them on the beach the beaches small maybe on the sidewalks
Can dogs come to Yorktown beach
9 March 2016|
Response from Gerryp84 | Reviewed this property |
I saw a group of people walking a group of dogs and nobody said anything, so I assume that would be fine. I never saw any signs saying otherwise.