Virginia Beach

Three Beaches. One Vacation

Many visitors don’t realize that Virginia Beach is not just a beach; it’s actually made up of several unique beach experiences, each with their own distinct personality.

Virginia Beach Boardwalk

The Resort Life

At the Resort Area, visitors can “live the life” along the iconic three-mile oceanfront boardwalk, lined with hotels, museums, bars, restaurants and shops.

Chesapeake Bay Life

The Bay Life

For a quieter beach vacation, the Chesapeake Bay Beach is preferred for its tranquility along the scenic, calm and shallow waters of the Chesapeake Bay.  

Sandbridge Beach

The Island Life

Finally, Virginia Beach’s southern shore, Sandbridge, offers a secluded island-like environment full of breathtaking views bordering the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, along with local shops, restaurants and outdoor outfitters.  


Events happen almost every weekend, but some of the most popular include the Boardwalk Art Show, Neptune Festival, the East Coast Surfing Championship and the Rock 'N' Roll Half Marathon! Virginia's most popular state park, First Landing State Park, features trails for hiking and biking, camp sites, swimming and rental sports equipment.

Some of Virginia's most visited attractions are in Virginia Beach, such as the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, Cape Henry Lighthouses, the Association for Research & Enlightenment as well as the Ocean Breeze Waterpark!

For the outdoor enthusiast, Virginia Beach offers sportsfishing charters, SCUBA and snorkeling, surfing and sailing for the beginner with expert instruction and rental equipment. Biking along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and Back Bay National Refuge, hiking and watching wildlife at North River Landing Natural Area, and just hanging out at oceanside make Virginia Beach a prime family vacation spot!


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