So, you are planning your next vacation and thinking about visiting Virginia Beach. Great choice! Virginia Beach is a beautiful beach that encompasses a large area between the Chesapeake Bay to the North Carolina line. You will enjoy gorgeous scenery with nature, wildlife and plenty of attractions for the action packed vacation. There is a wide variety of lodging choices. The resort area boasts a line of big hotels, restaurants, and souvenir shops. There are many great condos, and vacation rental properties. If you are more into nature, there are great camping choices with some campgrounds that offer camping right on the beach. When planning your vacation keep in mind that Williamsburg is only an hour away with many more great attractions. Here are some great things to do in Virginia Beach to help with planning your next vacation.

Beach– A beautiful beach area for all day fun and relaxation.

Boardwalk – A 3 mile pedestrian walk with restaurants, ferris wheel and live entertainment in the summer months.

Chesapeake Bay Bridge – Tunnel – A great tourist attraction connecting the Virginia’s Eastern Shore with the mainland near Norfolk.

Water Park – offers 16 slides and a wave pool for a full day of water fun

Motor World – Featuring 11 kart tracks and paint ball courses

Mini-Golf – Your choice of themed courses or indoor 3D course

Harbor Park – Come see The Tides, a Triple A affiliate team of the Baltimore Orioles, play a home game.

Golf

Shopping

Parasailing and Jet Ski

Fishing

Museums – Many great museums to choose from: Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, Atlantic Waterfowl Heritage Museum, Virginia Air and Space Museum and Old Coast Guard Station Museum just to name a few.

False Cape State Park – One of the last underdeveloped wilderness parks near the Atlantic. Vehicular traffic is not allowed. Gain access by foot, bike, local transporter, boat or tram. Camp right on the beach and explore some of the 4000 acres in the state park.

With Williamsburg only an hour away you may want to check out some of these great attraction.

Colonial Williamsburg – Step back in time to a 18th century community while costumed interpreters tell the story of the men and women of the 18th century.

Colonial Jamestown and Yorktown – Outdoor exhibits walkway that details the events that led to the american colonies declaring their independence from Britain.

Bush Gardens Williamsburg – A themed amusement park full of rides and attractions for all.

Water Country USA – The Mid Atlantic premier water park with 43 acres of pool, children’s play area, lazy rivers and water rides.

As you can see, there are many wonderful things to do on a vacation in Virginia Beach. With so many great activities, there is something to do for everyone in your family.