• Salt Air Does Wonders for Melting Snow

    'Tis the season to trade your snow shovel for a Virginia Beach vacation and fill your days with Humpback Whales, horseback riding on the beach, fresh striped bass and holiday lights on the boardwalk—you know, fun stuff. When you have a whole coastal city at your fingertips, a winter getaway to the beach is the gift that keeps on giving. Keep scrolling to uncover more Virginia Beach vacation inspiration.


    Whale, Hello There, Mr. Humpback

    Sit back, cruise and whale-watch for an unforgettable experience, with views of the world’s largest and most beautiful marine mammals.

    Learn how you can go whale-watching

    Oh Coffee Bean, Oh Coffee Bean

    If your day can only be as good as your first cup of Joe, you might as well do it right. Luckily, our local roasters have you covered.

    Meet our local coffee artisans

    Giddy Up on the Sand

    Long trots on the beach trump long walks any day. This is your chance to hop in the saddle and experience our coastline in a unique and fun way.

    Reserve Your Saddle on the Sand

    Striped Bass Capital of the World

    Reel’em in yourself or enjoy them grilled in a taco. Striped bass season is a big deal around here, and we’re stoked you get to share it with us. Locals’ language: we call them Rockfish, too.

    Learn more about Striper Season

    A Guide to a Pet-Perfect Beach Vacation

    Pets are always welcome to vacation in our coastal city. We’ve pulled together some useful information to help keep their tails wagging for your entire stay.

    Pet-Friendly Ins and Outs


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