Although Virginia Beach offers something for everyone, it truly
is a perfect vacation destination for kids of any age. A Virginia
Beach family vacation itinerary includes fun, sun, sand, surf and
plenty of entertainment to keep it going and everyone living the
The beach is a giant playground and imaginations run wild,
especially barefooted on the sand. The best part about Virginia
Beach is that there is no shortage of activities for your kids to
enjoy. Throw in a surprise or two by catching some cownose rays at
Virginia Aquarium, explore natural surroundings along the
trails of First
Landing State Park, or explore, at a kid's pace, our miles and
miles of pristine beaches.
Will teenagers be joining your family beach vacation? Sweet!
Virginia Beach has many attractions that appeal to teenagers.
Entertainment in Virginia Beach is ageless and aims to make
everyone, big or small, happy at the same time, in the same
location, having a perfect family beach vacation.
There's always plenty to see and do, expansive castles to be
built and so many other nooks and crannies waiting to be explored.
Let us help you find just the right mix of family entertainment to
make your Virginia Beach vacation with the kiddos one to
Splashing in the surf is a given. Building a sandcastle is a must. After you brush off the sand, dive into a few ways to "Live the Life" kids style.
Virginia Beach is always on the selective teen vacation list. Why? The reasons are obvious, the place is fun.
Even when it's pouring outside, Virginia Beach has lots to do. Don't let a rainy day wash away the fun!
Grommet Island Beach Park and Playground For EveryBODY, a 100% handicap accessible oceanfront park, is the first of its kind in America! Now, anyone with a disability can have a day at the beach.
Sailing, surfing, swimming...you name it; we've got every water activity under the sun sure to please kids of all ages. Grab the kids and get on the water today!
Outdoor activity for the entire family abounds in Virginia's most visited state park. First Landing offers boating, swimming, nature and history programs, hiking, biking, camping, picnicking, a boat launch, cabins and 19 miles of trails on 2,888 acres.
Our three-mile boardwalk is the perfect playground for biking, rollerblading, and just having fun. There are outdoor cafes and nautical sculptures on one side, and a wide beach and Atlantic Ocean on the other. What more do you need?
Virginia's marine environment is represented through 700,000 gallons of aquariums, live animal habitats, more than 300 hands-on exhibits, a nature trail, aviary and larger-than-life movies on a 3D IMAX® screen.717 General Booth Blvd.757-385-FISHIMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.
One of the many things to do on the boardwalk of Virginia Beach is rent a bike with your family. You can generally fit 4-6 people on a Surrey bike that can be rented, and since the boardwalk offers a bike path, you'll have plenty of room to ride. Rentals available at: 39th St, 35th St, 24th St, 22nd St, 20th St, 19th St, 13th St, 10th St, 8th St, & 2nd St.
Virginia Beach wants your visit to be enjoyable, so please keep in mind the following safety tips:
Never swim alone. Swim near a lifeguard.
Ask a lifeguard about water conditions.
Red flags = dangerous water.
Know your swimming ability.
Stay close to shore.
Flotation devices are no substitute for swimming ability.
If caught in a rip current, swim parallel to shore.
Never leave children unattended.
Don't dive. Go feet first.
Avoid the water at night, dawn, or dusk, and avoid shiny jewelry or swimwear.
Body surfers should keep their arms in front to avoid injury.
Protect your skin. Use sunscreen.
To ensure the safety and security of the little ones in your vacation party, many Virginia Beach hotels and motels participate in the Find-A-Kid Wristband Program. By way of an identification wristband distributed at hotel front desks to children 10 and under, this free and voluntary program helps locate wandering children and gets them back to their parents as quickly as possible.Ask your hotel if they participate in this security program.
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