Colonial Beach Tourism

Visit Colonial Beach - Best of Colonial Beach

Colonial Beach is a town in Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States. The population was 3,542 at the 2010 census. Possessing the second-largest beachfront in the state, Colonial Beach was a popular resort town in the early to mid-20th century, before the Chesapeake Bay Bridge made ocean beaches on the Eastern Shore of Maryland more accessible to visitors from Washington, D.C. The family of Alexander Graham Bell maintained a summer home in Colonial Beach, the Bell House, which still stands today. Sloan Wilson, author of The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, retired and died in Colonial Beach. George Washington, the first President of the United States, was born near here at what is now the George Washington Birthplace National Monument. As of 2011, the James Monroe Family Home Site, birthplace of President James Monroe, now has a small monument to him.


If you are looking for travel information of Colonial Beach in United States, you've come to the right place. After your splendid visit to Colonial Beach, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Washington D. C.. Attractions in Washington D. C. include Washington Monument, United States Capitol, Lincoln Memorial. Also, to reach Colonial Beach, you'll have to take a flight to Washington D. C.; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Colonial Beach can generally be of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Colonial Beach.

Explore the travel itinerary planning tool for your visit to Colonial Beach and create a flawless plan in few simple steps!

Facts and Stats for Colonial Beach*

  • Pollution Statistics in Colonial Beach

    Know the pollution level of Colonial Beach before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
  • Colonial Beach: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Colonial Beach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Colonial Beach.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.33 (Moderate)
  • Living in Colonial Beach - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 63.28 (High)
    • Climate Index 78.58 (High)
    • Pollution Index 25.86 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Colonial Beach

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Colonial Beach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Colonial Beach Travel Guides

The best trip plans created by users and travel experts that cover the top spots and attractions of Colonial Beach

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo