Day One: Virginia Beach
Visit the Virginia Aquarium for a behind the scenes tour of the Restless Planet.
Tour the Master Jet Base NAS Oceana, afterwards stop for lunch at the Officer’s Club. Finish your day with a dinner cruise on Virginia’s Jewel.
Day Two: Hampton
Launch a rocket, pilot a shuttle or try on wings at the Virginia Air & Space Museum.
See the largest stone fort in the US, Fort Monroe. Cruise the harbor aboard the Miss Hampton II. Return to Virginia Beach for dinner in Town Center then to the Sandler Center for an amazing hands-on visit to a professional production rehearsal or a visit backstage after a performance.
Day Three: Newport News
Visit the Mariners’ Museum, home to the premier Civil War attraction in the country, the USS Monitor Center.
The Virginia Living Museum showcases wildlife of Virginia. Lee Hall Mansion, living history during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. Return to Virginia Beach and savor the taste of our fresh coastal cuisine with Taste of the Bay at the Virginia Aquarium.
Day Four: Portsmouth
Begin your morning in Virginia Beach by visiting the Cape Henry Lighthouses for great views of the Atlantic Ocean & Chesapeake Bay.
Check out your athletic skills at the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. Pay tribute to America’s oldest Naval Shipyard at the Naval Shipyard Museum, then visit the Lightship Museum, built in 1915.
Harbor cruise on the Carrie B, visit the site of the historic USS Monitor & USS Merrimac battle. Back in Virginia Beach, have dinner at the Military Aviation Museum.
Day Five: Norfolk
Visit Nauticus, a maritime science center and the USS Wisconsin.
View the Atlantic Fleet aboard the American Rover Tall Ship Cruises or the Spirit of Norfolk. Return to Virginia Beach and go behind the scenes at “one of the seven engineering wonders on the modern world” the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and enjoy dinner in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.
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