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Virginia Beach vacation guide

Planning a vacation to Virginia Beach? Looking for fun things to do while vacationing? You have come to the right place. Virginia Beach is full of fun activities. Wether you are vacationing with your family, or getting away by yourself. There are so many activities available to tourist in Virginia Beach. From basking in the warm sun, to visiting a museum, there is never a dull moment in Virginia Beach.


The first Virginia Beach activity I want to tell you about, is their parks. Virginia Beach has some wonderful parks you will want to visit. Redwing Park, also known as Virginia Beach’s best kept little secret, is very nice. With a fenced in dog park, take the dog and whole family, for a nice time at Redwing Park.

Mt. Trashmore Park, has a huge 67 foot tall, mountain to climb to the top of. They also have stairs to get to the top of the mountain. Do not forget your kite, Mt. Trashmore’s mountain is an excellent place for kite flying.

Looking for some fun in the sun? Ocean Breeze Water Park, is Virginia Beach’s only water park. Ocean Breeze Water Park is full of family fun. They have a kiddie pool for the little ones, full of slides and fun. Larger slides for the bigger kids as well as the adults. With a total of 16 water slides, there is no way you will not have a good time. Be sure and check out the wave pool while you are there. The wave pool has ocean wave simulations come through every so often. Take some sun screen and make a day of it, you will be glad you did.


Museums are just as plentiful in Virginia Beach. There is a museum for everyone. The most popular museum in Virginia Beach, is The Virginia Marine Science Museum. When you visit this museum, you will see many aquariums full of sea life, including sting rays, sharks, and sea turtles. You can plan a boat ride to explore and see the ocean. On the boat ride you are sure to see dolphins and hopefully a whale or two. The Virginia Marine Science Museum also has many hands on activities located though out, as well as an IMAX movie theater. Take the family and see a movie. Wear your comfortable walking shoes, and have a good time.

The Old Coast Guard Station Museum, is where the first coast guard station was located in Virginia Beach. The Old Coast Guard Station Museum, is all a piece of Virginia Beach history. They feature two floors of exhibits, and have some of the tools and methods used by the coast guard long ago. The Old Coast Guard Station Museum, definitely gives you an educational experience as well as a great activity while you are vacationing in Virginia Beach.
Golf Courses

If you are a golfer, you will want to check out the golf courses in Virginia Beach. Many of them are designed by pros themselves, and feature sparkling bodies of water and gorgeous green grass, like you have never seen before. There are several golf courses to choose from in Virginia Beach, and what a hard decision that will be. You just might find yourself Teeing off at more than one course. Especially if golf is something you can not get enough of. Golf is a really popular activity in Virginia Beach.

There are so many fun tourist type things to do in Virginia beach, I can not possibly list them all. Decide which Virginia Beach activities interest you and your family, and plan accordingly. You will have a great time doing them all, or only a few. Whatever you decide to do, do not forget to check out the beach.