Your Local Area Guide
The amazing aerial forest park features climbing and zip lining through majestic trees near the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center’s Marsh Pavilion. Take to the treetops on 15 trails that weave between tree platforms on the 6-acre site.
Walk south along the Virginia Beach boardwalk and you'll come across this fishing pier - rent equipment, get some fudge just stare at the ocean. It is a treasure worth stopping for!
Walk along the boardwalk and you will find King Neptune. The King Neptune is a large bronze statue sculpted by Paul DiPasquale. The statue depicts the mythological god Neptune and is located at the entrance of Neptune Park on the Virginia Beach boardwalk on 31st Street.
A wonderful use of landfill space, a park in the heart of Virginia Beach. Encompasses 165 acres and is comprised of two man-made mountains, two lakes, two playgrounds, a skate park and vert ramp, and multi-use paths.
A more local beach, no hotels, only local residents and locals. Easy to get to and good fascilities.
First Landing State Park is located on Cape Henry in North Virginia Beach. This 2,888 acre park offers a wide range of activities for visitors. You can go swimming, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, or enjoy a picnic when you visit First Landing.
There's always something to do at Town Center. From shopping, dining, year-round events schedule featuring outdoor concerts, restaurant week, wine and beer festivals and of course Last Night on the Town, their popular New Year's Eve event that has everyone talking. Join Town Center and join in the fun.
Travel on an aquatic journey from the shore to the depths of the Atlantic Ocean and experience coastal habitats from around the world. Thousands of animals representing over 300 species, displayed in entertaining and educational exhibits, are ready to enchant, entertain and inspire you!
Depending on where you locate, you will at times hear the "sound of freedom", the jet squadrons based in Oceana practicing overhead. And while the base is typically closed for public access, come September you can attend the Oceana Air Show!