Kiptopeke Beach (State Park), behind the concrete ships, is a good anchorage, usually south of the fishing
pier/jetty. Not quite so good if there is a strong wind
out of the south west.
We have under those conditions anchored north of the pier, but the swimming buoys prevent you from tucking in so well. Or you can anchor
closer to the concrete ships for protection from the SW, but be prepared for a strong tidal current
We enjoy going ashore. We take the dinghy
to the back side of the dock
at the launch ramp
(N side of pier), but be sure to have life jackets w/ you. Ask me why ($100). Lot of trails to walk, and lot of bird watching/banding in the fall, anyway. All of the birds migrating down the eastern shore are funneled over the park land. There is a little concession store there.
The town docks at Cape Charles are another possibility, maybe 4 miles north. Supplies available there, but for a full grocery store you really need a bike. The have golf carts for rent as well, so that might be an option.