Virginia Beach Attractions

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When you stay at a Virginia Beach Vacation Rentals property, you're surrounded by many of the top Virginia Beach attractions. The best things to do in Virginia Beach go far beyond the ocean--they include some of the region’s top theme parks, zoos, aquariums and historic landmarks.

Whether you want to stick within a few minutes of our resorts or venture farther out to Norfolk or Williamsburg, our region provides plenty of fun for the entire family.

Find VA Attractions Easier by Looking at the Map Below:

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Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Virginia Beach, VA 23451, USA 0.85

The heart of Virginia Beach is its beautiful 3-mile boardwalk – named one of the “Top Ten Boardwalks in America” by National Geographic. Starting at Grommet Island Park on the south end of the beach, the boardwalk runs for 40 blocks between Atlantic Avenue and the beach. Hotels, restaurants and parks line the strip on the west side, and the stunning Atlantic Ocean sits just a few sandy steps to the east.

Neptune’s Park Atlantic Avenue and 31st Street Virginia Beach, VA 23451 0.15

If the spirit of Virginia Beach could be distilled into one place and time, it would be a summer evening at Neptune’s Park. Live music fills the air above the bandshell, as the ocean breeze blows past the statue of King Neptune. Families enjoy an evening on the expansive lawn as cyclists glide by on the boardwalk bike path just outside Catch 31, an upscale seafood restaurant.

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 717 General Booth Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (757) 385-3474 3.05

The aquarium is the perfect destination for families looking for an educational adventure. Featuring 800,000 gallons of exhibits filled with species native to the Atlantic, Chesapeake Bay, and Virginia marshes, the aquarium provides an up-close, hands-on look at rare fish, sharks, stingrays and more.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg One Busch Gardens Blvd. Williamsburg, VA 23187 (800) 343-7946 81.31

Busch Gardens Williamsburg goes beyond standard theme park fare to provide fully-rounded fun for the entire family. Set out on the Animals Up-Close Tour, visit Eagle Ridge, let the little ones splash in the Sesame Street Forest of Fun or enjoy the wide variety of rides. Rides at the park include roller coasters like Alpengeist, Apollo’s Chariot and the Loch Ness Monster.

Virginia Zoo in Norfolk 3500 Granby St. Norfolk, VA 23504 (757) 441-2374 19.04

The Virginia Zoo in Norfolk is the area’s leading zoo, a 53-acre space with more than 400 animals. In addition to the new Asia – Trail of the Tiger exhibit, the zoo features lions, otters, black bears, orangutans, rhinos, meerkats and many more species.

Colonial Williamsburg 101 S Henry St. Williamsburg, VA 23185 (757) 229-1000 76.18

This renowned attraction takes you back several centuries to life in America’s first colony. Step into history and experience the scenarios faced by the ambitious colonists as they made their home in what would become Virginia.

Virginia Beach Vacation Rentals
300 32nd St., Virginia Beach, VA 23451, Virginia, 23451, USA
Phone: 855-724-1307