Everyone has long known Virginia Beach has beautiful, clean beaches. Now, thanks to Global Traveler and whereverfamily.com, the world will soon also know that our amazing PEOPLE help make Virginia Beach the destination of choice for millions of visitors each year. Whereverfamily has named Virginia Beach the "Best Family-Friendly Beach Town, Southeast" according to an announcement made in their third annual Wherever Awards press release. 

According to their website, "Beaches are popular with families, and here are the best of the best:  Virginia Beach, Virginia, Best Family-Friendly Beach Town, Southeast United States; Ocean City, Maryland, Best Family-Friendly Beach Town, Northeast/Mid-Atlantic United States . . ."

Thank you, whereverfamily and Global Traveler!

For a list of this year's winners, read the full release here

About whereverfamily.com  - whereverfamily.com is the trusted source for the modern family written by award-winning journalists connected closely to family travel. Updated daily with content unique to today’s traveling families, the platform features need-to-know information on planning family trips at any budget for any age group. WhereverFamily is complemented by creative digital marketing options, including Family on the Go, and e-newsletters sponsored by other brands. Family News, a weekly e-newsletter, is sent to a select list of double-opted-in email subscribers. Each year, whereverfamily.com awards the Wherever Awards, the brands selected by the readers as the best in serving families that travel.

About Global Traveler - With nearly 300,000 readers, Global Traveler connects with U.S.-based frequent, affluent, international travelers. According to MediaMark Research (MRI), GT readers have an average net worth of $2 million and 50 percent are CEOs and owners of companies. Our readers average nine domestic flights per year and 93 percent travel internationally on a regular basis, mostly in first and business class. More than 55 percent stay in 4- and 5-star hotels, at an average 60 nights per year. Four special editions — Leisure Lifestyle Edition, Global City GuidebookClass Act Guide and The Trazee Book — complement 12 monthly issues. Each year, Global Traveler awards the GT Tested Reader Survey awards, the Leisure Lifestyle Awards and the Wines on the Wing awards.