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  • Live the Life in Virginia Beach with free access to wide sandy beaches and more fun in the sun than one trip can handle. Cruise the three-mile boardwalk, dine on coastal cuisine, kayak with dolphins or relax on the beach – the classic seaside vacation is right here.


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    KAYAKING IN VIRGINIA BEACH is a favorite way to get close to nature. Local outfitters and guided excursions will have you paddling in no time. Find Out More 

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    AN AMERICAN FAVORITE, Virginia Beach’s three-mile boardwalk is the place to be. Lined with shops, restaurants, parks, stages and the ocean itself, it’s yours to rule. Find Out More 

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    ENJOY THE SHOW when the sun sets over the Chesapeake Bay. Gentle waves and quiet shores make a stay on the Bay just right. Find Out More 

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    THE RESORT AREA puts you right in the middle of the beach life, with oceanfront hotels facing a wide sandy beach, boardwalk and bike path. Find Out More 

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    TOWN CENTER combines world class shopping, dining and entertainment in a park-like setting. Specialty chocolates, fine menswear, craft brews and more. Find Out More 

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    CONQUER THE SURF in Sandbridge, where cottage rentals and seaside condos are home base for your family’s classic beach vacation. Find Out More 

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    COASTAL CUISINE brings a unique blend of just-caught seafood and farm-fresh produce to your plate at restaurants and tables throughout Virginia Beach. Find Out More 

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    BEACH KIDS ARE HAPPY KIDS eager to find fun at every turn. No disappointment here with activities and attractions for every age. Find Out More 

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    NEPTUNE APPROVED: the King towers 34 feet above the boardwalk, standing watch over 31st Street Park and the oceanfront. He even finds time to blog. Find Out More 

  • On Virginia’s southeast coast, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Chesapeake Bay, the soft sands and rolling waves of Virginia Beach play host to your vacation dreams. Imagine days soaking up the sun and playing in the surf, nights taking in free entertainment along the boardwalk and tasting fresh coastal cuisine. Whether you choose a Resort Area hotel, the coastal village charm of Sandbridge Beach or a sunset view on the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach delivers on every front. Outdoor activities and favorite attractions like Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center offer close encounters with nature. Dolphin watching is about to be your new thing. Boat tours, rentals and charters give you access to some of the finest fishing on the East Coast. Learn to surf, kayak or paddleboard – local surf camps and outfitters are experts at making you comfortable on the water. Let the kids show you a good time at water parks, oceanfront playgrounds and area parks. With so much to see and do, you’ll find vacation value in every direction. It’s all part of living the life in Virginia Beach, where beach access is always free.

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