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Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

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“chesapeake bay”(64 reviews)
At nearly 18 miles long, this bridge-tunnel complex is one of the engineering wonders of the world. Connecting Virginia's Eastern Shore with Virginia's mainland in Virginia Beach/Norfolk, this toll facility will save travelers 90 miles or more as...more
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32386 Lankford Hwy, Cape Charles, VA 23310-1206
+1 757-331-2960
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to see this, get ready for a long ride. There is rest area where people come to fish, buy souvenir, fresh(?) sea food. Nice sea breeze and good area to stretch your legs or to come with your family for picnic (if...More

Thank jadish S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a day trip across the bridge. It was so awesome to drive over the bridge and the view is breath taking. My only disappointment was I thought if you came back the same day you got a discount. Well it is only if you...More

Thank imabusy2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always love crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Driving over the water with only the roadway in front of you is amazing. When you enter the tunnels, it is surreal to see the roadway disappear ahead of you. As I have aged, I now prefer...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great drive, very weird when you are in the middle of the sea and the bridge disappears in front of you, the tunnels are a bit scary because you have to maintain a speed between 45 and 55. I suppose 26 dollars...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This year when we hauled our camper to the eastern shore we had to drive separate. Our camper is pretty tall and we were anxious to see how it looked from behind the camper. It was very fun and the bridge and tunnel really intrigued...More

Thank Jess S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove this to do a kayaking event on Eastern Shore. A bit of construction going on but we maintained proper speeds. This is a wonderful drive.

Thank Lucille R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving the length of this bridge at 21 miles end to end is one experience never to be missed. At one side you have the Chesapeake Bay, the other, the Atlantic Ocean. Getting to the Eastern Shore of Virginia is never like the other side...More

Thank Jeofrey_BB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the coolest water crossing I've ever traveled. It consists of an expanse on bridge, then a portion of tunnel, then another expanse of bridge, then another tunnel, finishing with a section of bridge. It is unlike any other crossing in the area. It...More

Thank Bob O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many people are scared of this place. It's actually allot of fun. It was better when the restaurant and fishing pier were open, but still lots of fun

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just love it! Take it every weekend between Virginia Beach and Cape Charles! Enjoy seeing all the fishing boats, sometimes dolphins, or monarch butterflies migrating south! Yesterday saw a ship outbound up close! Only $5 each way if you return on the same day. Check...More

Thank Hope W
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Felix A
23 July 2018|
Response from Jodi O |
Yes. If the crabbers are having a good day you can usually buy them right off the dock at the Town Harbor in Cape Charles. Any of the staff at the Harbor can put you in touch with a local crabber. Try around 12-2.
13 July 2018|
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Response from ESGal | Property representative |
Salisbury, MD is approximately 2 hours from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel's North Toll Plaza located on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
10 July 2018|
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Response from ESGal | Property representative |
Based on the information provided, you can certainly cross this facility. Please note that the maximum vehicle height is 13'-6" and all propane must be turned off at the outside valve prior to crossing the facility. Be... More