By land, air and sea, here in Virginia Beach you’re close enough to feel the excitement of days gone by. As home to thousands of sailors and airmen through the years, our shores have long inspired heroism, and these adventures take you up close and personal with their bravery.
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Honor the service of today’s heroes with The Sound of Freedom, a tour of the master jet base, Naval Air Station Oceana. See some of the world’s most sophisticated aircraft, dine at The Officers’ Club, and encounter some real heroes. Highlight of the day – a chance to say thanks.
To request a group tour of NAS Oceana, please email OceanaPAO@navy.mil at least two months in advance. Tour Price: complimentary • Tour Length: 1.5 hours • Participants: minimum 1 coach, maximum based on availability • Availability: year round, Monday - Friday
Small groups and families visiting Virginia Beach in the summer can take the daily bus tour of NAS Oceana offered by the Military Aviation Museum. For more information on that tour, please call the museum at 757-721-7767.
Take a trip back to a time when the aircraft were spectacular and learn why our heroes never let us down. SwingTime In The Skies takes you to the Military Aviation Museum to see one of the largest collections of flying WWII Military aircraft in the world. hear stories of contributions made by the men and women of aviation to our country. Meet and interact with Rosie the Riveter or a Mustang Fighter Pilot. Make your day complete by adding a World War ii themed lunch or dinner with high-flying songs.
Military Aviation Museum 1341 Princess Anne Rd. • 757-721-7767 • militaryaviationmuseum.org • Tour Price: $14 per person, $27 per person with lunch • tour Length: 1.5 - 2 hours Participants: minimum 20, maximum 100 • Availability: year round, daily, 9 am - 5 pm
Through tales of shipwrecks and rescues, the Surfman Chronicles take us back to a time when bravery was a distress signal’s only response. Hear the lore and legends of the men who walked along the coast. Just steps away from where it really happened along Virginia Beach’s oceanfront, you’ll tour the Old Coast Guard Station with a surfman who answered the call.
Old Coast Guard Station 24th St. and Atlantic Ave. • 757-422-1587 oldcoastguardstation.com • tour cost: $8 per adult, $6 per child ages 6-18 • tour Length: 1 hour Participants: minimum 15, maximum 60 • Availability: year round
Here in Virginia Beach, every day holds the promise of discovery. From the tiniest shell found on the shore to the most amazing aircraft, this is where your sense of wonder will be awakened. Even those moments spent soaking up the sun are a delight to the senses, proving that you hardly have to do a thing to live the life in Virginia Beach.
Much more than a tour, this is an invitation to experience what makes life here so irresistible. The carefree, independent spirit that fuels life in Virginia Beach awaits discovery in every Live the Life Adventure.
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