Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Scenic Drive

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Virginia Beach, Virginia

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Scenic Drive is a 19.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Virginia Beach, Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for scenic driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 19.2 miles Elevation Gain: 68 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dog friendly

kid friendly

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This is a scenic drive and not a hiking trail.

hiking
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no shade
1 month ago

It’s not a walking trail persay but you can drive along it for a toll fee. Well worth it if you’re in the area. It’s amazing how secluded you’ll feel halfway on the bridge!

7 months ago

Not a trail; no pedestrian traffic allowed.

10 months ago

This is not a trail. It is a scenic roadway allowing no pedestrian or bicycle traffic. Gorgeous but not a trail.

scenic driving
10 months ago

Worth doing if you’re in the area. The toll is $18.

scenic driving
Thu Jul 06 2017

love the engineering feat

scenic driving
Thu Aug 18 2016

One of my all time favorites, especially in the fall.

scenic driving
Tue Mar 04 2014

I never tire of this man made wonder. And it leads to the Eastern Shore where life slows down just a notch and people still great each other. Although traffic can be murder at times, most of the time it is moderate.

scenic driving
Sat Apr 21 2012

Nice drive and beautiful views... Makes me want to get a boat and fishing pole immediately! Stopped at the rest stop about half-way through and did some geocaching with my lovely wife and took a stroll on the fishing pier. Looks like a lot of people enjoy the fishing here. But if you are headed this way, take a ride over the bridge/tunnel. It is worth the $12.00 toll just for the great views and smell of the water....

scenic driving
Tue Mar 08 2011

My favorite way to get from northern New Jersey to Virginia Beach, the Outer Banks, etc. OK, Rte 13 can be hard to take, and I-64 may be faster - really not so much - but you can't see much from an Interstate. Besides, the Bridge-Tunnel is unique, and it's interesting, with scenery that makes the 23 miles seem much shorter. If you cross when one or more of the big Navy Ships is coming/going, it can be amazing!

hiking
7 months ago

scenic driving
Sun Sep 02 2018

hiking
Thu Jun 22 2017