Top 10 Things To Do in Virginia Beach
1. Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach is a must-see; after all, the city is named after it. There are fireworks, live music, soft sand and perfect waves. It doesn’t get much better than that.
2. The Boardwalk
Stretching 3 miles along Virginia Beach, The Boardwalk is perfect for anyone. You can ride your bike, walk, jog or even just relax and people watch. With two separate paths, it never feels crowded. During the Summer, you can even enjoy entertainment on its three separate stages! It really is the perfect summer night.
A fun and adventurous modern-day treasure hunt you can enter as many times as you want! You’ll be adventuring all over Virginia Beach and the surrounding areas solving clues that will have you exploring the city, including spots you likely haven't explored before! It only costs $10 and every time you finish, you will get $5 to the Adventure Hunt Store and be entered to win a FREE TRIP TO PANAMA! You can enter on your own, with a date or with a group of friends. No matter how many people you are with, you will have a blast!
4. First Landing State Park
Covering 2,888 acres, First Landing State Park is where settlers first arrived in 1607. From 1607 to today, it has kept developing and is now a place to swim, hike, bike, boat, fish, picnic, camp and watch the wildlife all while appreciating our founding fathers.
5. Cape Henry Lighthouse
Boasting views of Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Henry Lighthouse is situated right next to First Landing State Park. Authorized by George Washington and overseen by Alexander Hamilton in 1792, you will be able to feel the history.
6. Little Island Park
This 122 acre beach park has it all. If you are wanting to get in the water, there is surfing, swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and crabbing. If you are wanting to be active on the beach, there are tennis courts, pickleball courts, basketball courts, volleyball and beach volleyball courts and a playground. There is literally something for everyone here!
7. Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
Home to the aquarium tunnel, Virginia Aquarium allows you to feel like you are snorkeling. When you walk through the tunnel, there are fish around you giving you an angle that is not common. In the 300,000 gallon tank you will be able to see sharks, rays, otters, seals and so much more!
8. Sandbridge Beach
Looking for the perfect place to get away? Sandbridge Beach is the spot you have been dreaming of. Five miles of secluded beach will allow you to slow down and unwind while enjoying the best of what Virginia Beach has to offer.
9. The Military Aviation Museum
Home to one of the world’s largest collections of warbirds that are still in flying condition, The Military Aviation Museum gives you the ultimate history experience. With over 40,000 guests a year, you know you have hit the jackpot. You can learn about these beautiful planes or even take a ride in an open cockpit yourself! There is so much to learn and enjoy.
10. Chesapeake Beach
Also known as Chic’s Beach, Chesapeake Beach is known as the hidden gem of Virginia Beach. With its small waves, it is the perfect spot for kids and pets to play around. It is away from the main area allowing you to enjoy the beach with few others.