Local Attractions and Info
First Landing State Park
First Landing State Park is located on Cape Henry in North Virginia Beach. This park offers a wide range of activities for visitors. You can go swimming, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, or enjoy a picnic.
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
One of the best aquariums and live animal habitats in the country at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. There are hundreds of hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands.
Virginia Beach Adventure Park
The first of its kind in Virginia! Experience “adventure in the trees” on your own or with friends and family. This is the perfect outdoor activity for birthday parties, boy scouts, school field trips, and special events.
Ages five to adult are welcome!
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Our boardwalk has a wide walkway running parallel with the ocean. It runs along the beach the Guinness book of World Records calls the longest recreational beach in the world. It has lanes for walkers and another for bicycles. Besides the beach, you’ll find two amusement parks and bike rentals, as well as fishing off the pier.
Old Cape Henry Lighthouse
The Cape Henry Lighthouse silently guards the entry way into the Chesapeake Bay. Standing near the “First Landing” site of the Jamestown settlers in 1607. Visitors can climb to the top of the tower to enjoy spectacular views of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. You can also enjoy a guided tour of the area as well as a visit to their museum shop.
Ocean Breeze Water Park
This family-friendly destination features over 30 rides, slides and attractions. Located south of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Ocean Breeze is open mid May through early September.
Adam Thoroughgood House: Today, architectural historians agree the house was built circa 1719. The Adam Thoroughgood House was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960. It is a Save America’s Treasures site.
Francis Land House: The historic Francis Land House was once surrounded by hundreds of acres of farmland. It served as the home of Francis Land VI, a wealthy plantation owner from a prominent family in Princess Anne County, Virginia.
Lynnhaven House: The Lynnhaven House reflects the social and economic status of Francis Thelaball, a middling plantation owner who built it for his family. Today the Lynnhaven House is furnished as a historic house museum to interpret the period Francis Thelaball and his family lived there.
Old Coast Guard Station: The Old Coast Guard Station honors and preserves the history of Virginia’s coastal communities and maritime heritage. The museum’s two galleries depict the history of the United States Life-Saving and Coast Guard Services and shipwrecks on the Virginia Coast.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Action-packed European-themed adventure park . More than 350 acres of fun-filled world exploration. Guests can combine family-friendly experiences and world-class adventures.
This is the biggest water park in Virginia, just around the corner from Busch Gardens. Be sure to visit and enjoy great water rides, slides & pools.
Dolphin Watching & Fishing Trips
Sunset dolphin watching can be one of the highlights of your time in Virginia Beach as well as some great fishing out in the open Chesapeake Bay.
Norfolk Tides Baseball