Remember what it was like to take a family road trip to Virginia Beach? Ride your first wave, taste your first Chesapeake Bay oyster, go camping under the stars, and bury your dad in the sand? Sometimes the best memories come from the most unexpected places. So pack your beach bags for adventure and start reliving your best Virginia Beach vacation experiences while creating some new ones along the way. It's your turn to Live the Life, right here in Virginia Beach.
Virginia Beach representatives were in Montréal this Sunday handing out fresh tulips to celebrate. Congratulations to Kim Turgeon, winner of a week-long family holiday to Virginia Beach.
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Every kid knows that no vacation is complete until you've seen your parents flat on their backs, flying down a waterslide. From pirates and skate parks to sea turtles and harbor seals, there's tons of ways to satisfy a kid's fun quota.View 13 Things to do - Kid Style
Every kid knows that no vacation is complete until you've seen your parents flat on their backs, flying down a waterslide. From pirates and skate parks to sea turtles and harbor seals, there's tons of ways to satisfy a kid's fun quota.
View 13 Things to do - Kid Style
Never a dull moment
What will you do with eight leisurely days of family vacation fun? Here are just a few ideas to get you going.
Top 10 Things to Do in Virginia Beach
Mild weather is the norm here, making outdoor activities a natural choice. There are miles of coastline and waterways to paddle, deep waters to fish, lush forests and sandy marshes full of wildlife to explore. Surf, bike, kayak, parasail or just explore the great outdoors on foot.
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Launch a kayak along an inland waterway for a serene view of coastal wildlife. Or go for the ultimate thrill - kayak with dolphins in the ocean.
From quiet to energized, there's a beach experience for all of us.Read More
From quiet to energized, there's a beach experience for all of us.
Consider the coast line of Virginia Beach to be a “fish highway” that different species of fish use to migrate from one point to another. Some fish like our waters better in the summer while others prefer the winter. The key to a successful fishing trip is knowing what species of fish you would like to catch and the best time of the year to catch them.
Virginia Beach offers a type of fishing to suit anyone’s interest including: offshore fishing, inshore fishing, pier fishing and surf fishing.
Fish for All Seasons
There are over 198 holes of golf in Virginia Beach, each with their own distinct personality.
Dare to square off with the devil at Hell’s Point? Or tee-up from the “Boom-Boom” tees at Heron Ridge? Or test your skill at the Virginia Beach National? There are 11 top-rated golf courses designed by such world famous golf course architects as Fred Couples, Arnold Palmer, and the legendary Pete Dye. The Courses are sure to intrigue beginners and challenge the pros.
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Here, our cuisine is marked by fresh ingredients, with flavors coming together in unexpected and perfectly seasoned ways. Yet, there’s an art to creating the perfect dining experience that doesn't happen in a kitchen.
Who needs valet parking when you can kayak to dinner? Work up an appetite during a short journey through Pungo, and end up enjoying a great meal. The return trip is by van, so enjoy.
For the cottage set, there nothing like throwing down some newspapers on the picnic table and feasting on steamed crabs and shrimp from a local market.
It's all part of the Virginia Beach dining experience, taking full advantage of close proximity to delicious fresh catch. To keep our ocean's bounty healthy, find out more about Sensible Seafood.
Just an hour up the road from Virginia Beach, Busch Gardens is a great way to make the whole family smile. We know that kids love amusement parks about as much as they love the beach.
Busch Gardens is an action-packed European-themed adventure park with 17th-century charm and 21st-century technology, boasting more than 350 acres of fun-filled exploration. The park is home to more that 50 rides and attractions, including Griffon, the world’s tallest and first floorless dive coaster. A new Sesame-Street themed area features four new KIDsiderate rides and shows that will delight young and the young at heart. Stage shows, culinary delights and world-class shopping experiences provide fun for the whole family.
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From small hotels to four-star resorts, vacation rental homes to campsites, we can help you find the perfect place to lay your head in Virginia Beach.
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Whether the ideal setting for your relaxing family vacation is close to the action or tucked away in a remote spot, you’ll find a home or campsite that fits the bill.
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Nestled midway down the East Coast, Virginia Beach is within a days drive of many Canadian cities. So finding your way to our beautiful shores should be a breeze. Just look to the map for directions and you’ll be here in no time. And for those of you looking to take a more scenic route, be sure to check out the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel.
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