April - November: For directions to the Rod 'N' Reel Dock, click on the "directions" link over the map.
To the Rod 'N' Reel Dock in Chesapeake Beach: Take Route 4 east beyond Wayson's Corner until you reach Route 260 where you take the right exit towards Chesapeake Beach. Follow Route 260 to the traffic light in Chesapeake Beach and then turn right on Route 261 for about 1/2 mile. Turn left at the next traffic light (Mears Ave.) and then take the first left into the Rod 'N' Reel complex. The "Big Worm" will be straight ahead.
To Virginia Beach: From the DC area, most of us will take Interstate 95 South to Interstate 295 (Richmond Beltway) South to Interstate 64 East through the Hampton Roads area to Interstate 264 East, which ends in Virginia Beach.
To the Best Western in Virginia Beach (2809 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451, telephone 757-428-5370): Once in Virginia Beach, turn left on Pacific Avenue and then right on 28 1/2 St. Then turn right on Atlantic Avenue -- the hotel will be on your left. Ask for the "Fisherman's Rate" ($41 per room plus tax). To visit their website, click here.
To Rudee Inlet: Fisherman's Wharf Marina
(524 Winston Salem Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451, telephone 757-428-2111):
Fisherman's Wharf Marina is located in Rudee Inlet, which is at the south
end of Virginia Beach. Once in Virginia Beach (where Interstate Route
264 ends), take a right at the 3rd light onto Mediterranean Ave. Follow Mediterranean Ave. until it
ends (just in front of Rockafeller's
Restaurant) and take a left onto Winston Salem Ave. Take an immediate
right into the parking lot of Dirty Dick's Restaurant. The Worm will be located
to the left of the restaurant on C Dock. Please park in the back row
of the parking lot (closest to the street).