Virginia Oyster Trail

The Virginia Oyster Trail, Where Delicious Adventure Awaits You!

The Virginia Oyster Trail rallies local communities all across the Commonwealth and invites visitors to participate in “journey of discovery” eco-tourism experiences exploring the many “flavors” of Virginia’s Oysters and the distinctive watermen/aquaculture coastal way of life.

Virginia Oyster Trail Trip Planner Map

Pairing Virginia Oysters with fresh, locally-sourced foods, wines, brews & spirits is a unique and delicious “Merroir-Terroir” tasting experience, found nowhere else in the world.

The Virginia Oyster Trail defines “Merroir-Terroir” as the palate celebration that occurs when the textures and flavors of the sea are paired with regional,companion-grown products of the land.

News from the Trails

The Virginia Oyster: Part II

The Virginia Oyster: Part II Author: Aaron Rowland, Virginia Certified Ecotour Guide Only one species of oyster, Crassostrea virginica, is native to the eastern seaboard. This oyster is sometimes called …