The Mathews County Visitor and Information Center has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation for the center’s marketing project, “Explore our Shorelines in Mathews County.”
This year’s marketing efforts include promoting day-trips and driving tours to Mathews for visitors to reach the Mathews shoreline and enjoy the county’s waterfront recreational opportunities, a press release from MCVIC Executive Director Emily Allen stated.
“For the county that boasts the most shoreline of any other in Virginia, we must promote our ecotourism assets,” said Allen.
These assets include kayaking, paddle boarding, kiting, birding, boat charters, fishing, outdoor sports, aquaculture tours, and sightseeing, said the release, adding that Mathews provides a rich landscape with an abundance of unspoiled natural areas.
“MCVIC would like to encourage outdoor lovers to explore our 214 miles of shoreline, tread lightly amongst the vast wildlife, and patronize our local busin...
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