The sooner you plan your East Coast
beach vacation, the sooner you'll be in Virginia Beach enjoying the
sand and the sun. We suggest that you approach your family beach
vacation planning as if living the life of a Virginia Beach native.
Go where the locals go. Explore the natural surroundings and nosh on
a fresh catch in any of our fine dining establishments.
If it’s action you crave, the best
boardwalk atmosphere pulses with live music and entertainment. For
the outdoor type of action, an endless list of possibilities rises to
meet your physical challenges from kayaking to surfing. The Virginia
Beach way of life doesn’t always have to be action packed. It can
be chock full of days filled with nothing but soaking up the sun and
digging your toes in the sand.
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It’s Almost Time to Catch the New Wave
by Guest Blogger
By Megan Shearin
Want an easy, fun and affordable way to explore the Resort Beach?
Let us do the driving and you do the relaxing.
Discover the best the Resort Beach has to offer from shops, restaurants, museums and more with a ride on one of our 14 vintage, open-air trolleys this summer. Not only are they fun, but their throwback style reminiscent of the early 1900s passenger cable cars outfitted with contemporary accessibility features makes this one memorable ride for the entire family.
A truly unique Virginia Beach experience, these trolleys will travel from Rudee Inlet to 41st Street (the heartbeat of the [...] Read More
Marshview Park: Virginia Beach’s Hundred-Acre Woods
by Katherine Jackson
Like the fictional forest inhabited by Winnie-the-Pooh, Marshview Park is a serene, hundred-acre woods located just a stone’s throw from the oceanfront. Nestled between several neighborhoods, the park lies on the banks of Owls Creek, which connects with Lake Rudee. Until recently, the park was undeveloped, but a small parking lot and an asphalt trail have now been built. The trail is ADA accessible and affords a short, pleasant venture into the woods. A friend who lives near the park told me years ago that it was a great place to bike, but only once had I walked a short [...] Read More
Fishing Prospects are Golden
by Mike Halperin
Red drum, the powerful golden-hued fish also known as reds, channel bass, or redfish are now biting in Virginia Beach waters. Bull reds up to 46 inches have been caught at the northern end of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Red drum of that size, qualifiers for Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament release citation awards, are feeding in shoal waters between Fisherman’s Island and Smith Island. These fish are also around buoy “13” inside the bay and the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s barrier island surf. Sea clams and peeler crabs are best baits; however, blue crabs and chowder clams will [...] Read More
Upcoming Tournaments & Family Fishing Opportunities
by Mike Halperin
Virginia Beach Angler’s Club 19th Annual Cobia Classic Tournament
June 19-20, 2015
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Virginia Beach – A Great Place to Salute the Armed Forces, Past & Present
by Teresa Diaz
Virginia Beach is a proud military community.
We honor our heroes, past and present.
Here are five ways you can show your love and pride for those
who served, and those who still serve, our great country.
1. Tidewater Veterans Memorial (William L. “Billy” Myers, Sr. Veterans Memorial Park) – 19th Street near the Resort Beach; directly across from the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Designed as a tribute to area veterans of all wars, from the Revolutionary War through all other conflicts, this stunning waterfall sculpture symbolizes the elements of war that both unify and divide us. Hundreds gather annually [...] Read More
Go fish! Read More
Earlier this spring, we were proud to host the 26th Annual National High School... Read More
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