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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is built on, around and near water everywhere. When you drive the expressways you are either going into a tunnel or over a bridge most of the time. There is so much history in and near this city that it would take months to see it all. Virginia Beach is a great hub for touring Williamsburg, Jamestown, Norfolk and into the Blue Ridge Mountains - all these historic and beautiful sites can be visited as a day trip from VB.

Virginia Beach Tourist Information

For information on Virginia Beach the Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center is located at 2100 Parks Avenue. As you enter the resort area on Interstate 264 it will be on your left at the first traffic light (Parks Avenue).
The Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from June 15 to the day after Labor Day and, seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the rest of the year. Stop by and visit the Visitor's Center for directions and information about lodging and dining as well as attractions and events while you're in Virginia Beach

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Lovely Beach, Water Everywhere
  • In a nutshell:A Great Place to Visit with Lots of Water & Lots of History
  • Last visit to Virginia Beach: May 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Goner's Profile Photo
    Mar 24, 2008 at 12:27 PM

    Blue Ridge Mountains is off the beaten path from Virginia Beach, but a great long weekend get-a-way.

  • jules2go's Profile Photo
    Mar 23, 2008 at 1:21 PM

    sugar Tree Inn tip looks good, but misplaced...Virginia Beach is not near the Blue Ridge Parkway or Appalachian trail??

  • thecatsmeow's Profile Photo
    Feb 16, 2006 at 8:55 PM

    Very informative tips. I am appreciating all the information I can get. :) Hello from Washougal. =^oo^= Joyce

  • ceruleankat's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2005 at 3:37 PM

    i love checking out this museum, even though i live here. They have a cool art nouveau collection. There are tons of collections from every era and it's good for families with older kids.

  • grandmaR's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2005 at 9:36 PM

    I didn't go in the old Lighthouse - I just took pictures of it. That's a good picture of the new lighthouse

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Mar 28, 2005 at 9:09 PM

    I really enjoyed your outstanding pages on Virginia Beach. I especially was impressed with the Chrysler Museum, Sugar Tree Inn, andthe Baptist Conference center (story). Great photos to match excellent commentary.

  • PA2AKgirl's Profile Photo
    Apr 22, 2004 at 9:17 PM

    I was in the Cape Hatteras area shorty after Isabel--and the damage, though localized, was incredible. These are great tips, I like Virginia Beach...but the traffic on the Chesapeake and Monitor-Merrimac bridge tunnels...that I can do without.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Apr 21, 2004 at 4:22 AM

    FANTASTIC info and suggestions and amazing pictures! I miss the USA a lot and I just found a few suggestions for my next US trip :-)


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