Surrounded by water on all sides, the Fort Monroe beaches extend for miles and offer some of the best views of the Chesapeake Bay. Outlook Beach, Fort Monroe’s public beach, is the perfect place for swimming, sunning, and relaxing, open sunrise to sunset. Lifeguards present 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Pets are not allowed on the beach from May 15 – Sep 15. Free Admission.