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Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Attractions in Virginia Beach, Virginia


  • Air America 757-428-1240
    227 Mediterranean Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    Enjoy an exciting experience like no other with this company that is located only blocks from the beach and offers one or two person parasailing flights with different... more info  map

  • Fun Spot Action Park 757-422-1401
    Located at Virginia Beach Boulevard & Birdneck
    The whole family will have fun at this amusement park that includes four go-kart tracks, bumper boats, children's rides, a ferris wheel, and many other great rides. more info  map

  • Gamemaster USA 757-422-5606
    2301 Pacific Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    An exciting indoor paintball facility that provides fun for the entire family and also includes video games, inline skate rentals, and electric bike and conventional... more info  map

  • Jet Observation Parks 757-433-3131
    Located on Oceana Boulevard
    Watch the Navy's most sophisticated aircraft taking off and landing while at these observation parks which are park of the Oceana Naval Air Station, one of the U.S.... more info  map

  • Ocean Breeze Waterpark 757-422-4444
    849 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    A family friendly, Caribbean paradise, 2 miles south of the Oceanfront! Enjoy 16 water slides, a million gallon wave pool and a water playground. Restaurants on-site.... more info  map

  • Oceana Naval Air Station 757-433-3131
    Located on Oceana Boulevard
    One of the Navy's four major jet bases, this air station covers 6,000 acres and is home to over 9,700 Navy personnel and around 12,300 of their dependents. Eight F-14... more info  map

  • Old Coast Guard Station 757-422-1587
    P.O. Box 24, Virginia Beach, VALocated at 24th Street & Boardwalk
    The former U.S. Life-Saving Coast Guard Station that was built in 1903 and decommissioned in 1969, this station contains two galleries which depict the history of the... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Adam Thoroughgood House 757-431-4000
    1636 Parish Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    Nestled near the bank of the Lynnhaven River, this historic house is one of the oldest brick homes in America and it features a spectacular collection of late 17th and... more info  map

  • Cape Henry Lighthouse 757-422-9421
    Located at Fort Story, Off Route 60
    The oldest government-built lighthouse in America and the traditional symbol of Virginia Beach, this octagonal stone structure is the tallest cast-iron lighthouse in the... more info  map

  • de Witt Cottage 757-437-8432
    1113 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this cottage was built by Bernard P. Holland, Virginia City's first postmaster and mayor, for his bride as a... more info  map

  • Ferry Plantation House 757-473-5182
    4136 Cheswick Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    Rich in history, this site dates back to 1642 when the ferry service was first started by Adam Thoroughgood to connect plantations by the waterway and the third Princess... more info  map

  • Francis Land House 757-431-4000
    3131 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    This large, 200-year-old Georgian style plantation home stands as a symbol of the rural affluence enjoyed by the Land family in the 18th and early 19th centuries. The... more info  map

  • Lynnhaven House 757-460-1688
    4405 Wishart Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    Take a short trip back in time by visiting this small medieval, transitional, gable style home of the Thelaballs. The journey back in time begins in "King George's... more info  map

  • Nimmo United Methodist Church 757-427-1765
    2200 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    The oldest surviving Methodist Church in continuous use in Virginia, this Princess Anne church has an extensive pre-Colonial era and features a balcony which was... more info  map

  • Old Donation Episcopal Church 757-497-0563
    4449 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    This third Lynnhaven parish church dates back to 1736, when a church that was later destroyed by fire was built. The church was rebuilt in 1916 using the remains of... more info  map

  • Upper Wolfsnare 757-491-3490
    2040 Potters Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    Built by Thomas Walke III, a prominent gentryman who was a ratifier of the U.S. Constitution from Virginia and who reportedly came from Barbados and became a prominent... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Battle off the Capes Monument 757-422-9421
    Located at Fort Story
    This monument honors the memory of a battle during the Revolutionary War when, in 1781, a French fleet of 24 ships stood off an attack by 19 British ships. The French... more info  map

  • First Landing Cross 757-422-9421
    Located at Fort Story
    A beautiful monument that marks the approximate site where Jamestown settlers first landed in the New World on April 27, 1607. This granite cross was erected in 1935... more info  map

  • Norwegian Lady Statue
    Located at 25th Street & Oceanfront
    After the fatal wreck of the Norwegian bark "Dictator" on March 28, 1891, its wooden figurehead washed ashore in the ship's wreckage and stood at the oceanfront as a... more info  map

  • Tidewater Veterans Memorial
    1000 Nineteenth Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    This stunning waterfall sculpture symbolizes the elements of war that unify and divide us and is a tribute to the area's military forces. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum 757-437-8432
    1113 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    Situated in a historically registered and last remaining Virginia Beach Boardwalk cottage, this museum preserves, promotes, and exhibits wildfowl artifacts and... more info  map

  • Contemporary Art Center of Virginia 757-425-0000
    2200 Parks Avenue, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    A nonprofit, noncollecting institution which was founded in 1952 to foster awareness, exploration, and understanding of the significant art of our time. Regularly... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Virginia Air and Space Center 757-727-0900
    600 Settlers Landing Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23669
    An "out-of-this-world place" that captures Hampton's heritage as the original site of NASA and America's space program. Artifacts on display include a... more info  map

  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 757-437-4949
    717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    One of Virginia's most popular museums, this museum contains over 800,000 gallons of aquariums and takes visitors on a journey of water through Virginia. Visitors can... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Virginia Legends Walk 757-463-4500
    484 Viking Drive, #151, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    This self guided tour honors Virginians, by birth or residence, who have made a significant contribution to the nation and the world. Celebrated Virginians on the tour... more info  map


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