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November 25, 2022

Craft beer has become increasingly popular since 1980, with the industry’s highest growth happening in the last ten years. By 2021, the craft beer industry accounted for a quarter … Read more >>

November 21, 2022

Are you planning to go on vacation very soon, or do you prefer to prepare for everything in advance? Preparing for a vacation, we devote most of our time to handing over work and plannin… Read more >>

November 14, 2022

Traveling is something that helps you enjoy life to the fullest. They say, “the world is a book and those who don’t travel read only one page.” And this is completely true because … Read more >>

November 14, 2022

Not many places are as magical as Virginia Beach – especially during the holidays! The coastal city turns into the ultimate Winter Wonderland during the Christmas period, and it kn… Read more >>

November 2, 2022

If you and your partner do not have much in common, you are not alone. But that does not mean you cannot find reasons to love each other. After all, they say, “opposite attracts,” wh… Read more >>

October 28, 2022

Quality education is an important part of today’s world. Without it, you can’t get a good education and build a successful career. If you’re faced with choosing an inst… Read more >>

October 20, 2022

What is special in Virginia Beach? The Virginia Beaches are a great place to visit if you are looking for some fun in the sun. There are many different activities to do and places to see… Read more >>

October 20, 2022

What You Need To Know About Virginia Beaches Virginia Beach history dates back to a time when Native Americans lived in the region for thousands of years before the landing of English c… Read more >>

September 28, 2022

Going on vacation is an exciting experience that is even more so when going on a beach vacation. Amidst the excitement, it is easy to forget some critical steps to take and actions to pe… Read more >>

September 26, 2022

Also known as bar trivia, pub trivia is a game that has drawn people towards pubs for years now. It’s a jolly night of playing quiz games with strangers as you bond over drinks and foo… Read more >>

September 23, 2022

If you are on vacation at Virginia Beach, you just need to know how to take the coolest photo by the sea. We believe that in 2022 everybody cares about their Instagram, uses a chance to … Read more >>

September 20, 2022

Virginia Beach, Virginia native Chandler Fenner saw limited playing time as a pro football player in both the United States and Canada, but he’s in a very special club that features ve… Read more >>

September 15, 2022

Virginia Beach is a hugely popular destination for a lot of reasons, but truthfully, where locals frequent is a huge factor. So, if you are planning a trip there, then you might want to … Read more >>

September 5, 2022

Virginia Beach is one of the most beautiful places in the country. Many people flock to Virginia beach every year, and if you feel like you need a vacation, Virginia Beach is one of the … Read more >>

September 2, 2022

Virginia Beach is the perfect place to become a professional photographer. There is no end to the number of picturesque photo opportunities in the area, and many people come here to get … Read more >>

August 24, 2022

More of a city than a beach, Virginia Beach is among the most popular cities in the State of Virginia, and actually the largest in the so-called Hampton Roads region. Sitting on the Atla… Read more >>

August 24, 2022

When you’re in a wheelchair, it can sometimes feel like your vacation and day trip options are limited. Many activities are designed for people with full mobility, and you might not ev… Read more >>

June 30, 2022

Virginia Beach is a hotspot for tourists and vacationers, a vibrant city on the coast of Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. While nearly 500,000 people live in the area year-round, a… Read more >>

March 14, 2022

Virginia Beach, VA currently has a population 459,470 and growing. This coastal location is a great place to live and work and if you are among the many temporarily moving to this locati… Read more >>

March 7, 2022

Weddings are incredibly special occasions and a lot of fun for the lucky couple and their loved ones, but planning a celebration like this can get stressful and overwhelming. No couple w… Read more >>

February 25, 2022

In 2021, the city of Virginia Beach was ranked 45th in the nation for Best Dog Park Cities. Although there are only eight designated off-leash dog parks in the resort city, there are 28 … Read more >>

January 31, 2022

When we hit a certain age, our priorities shift. It happens a couple of times during life. Evolving from students to adults is a change that affects all of us. But going from a working c… Read more >>

December 7, 2021

Virginia Beach is one of the East Coast’s hidden gems. Located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay just where it meets the Atlantic, it is a picturesque coastal city with a lively cultural … Read more >>

November 19, 2021

Virginia is a lovely state filled with amazing adventures to go on and many things to do. As a result, this state is frequently on the list of the best places for people to go on vacatio… Read more >>

October 27, 2021

Some vacation-centric areas aren’t truly made for everyone. Some of them are made only for the older folks, while others are designed for the younger crowd. Fortunately, some places, l… Read more >>

October 27, 2021

As the phrase goes, Virginia is for lovers. It should come as no surprise that Virginia Beach is such a popular destination for LGBQ couples looking to spend some time together in a roma… Read more >>

October 8, 2021

Are you planning to start a new business in Virginia Beach? This place has a lot to do and wise investments can never prove useless. Businesses do not require capital only but sound know… Read more >>

September 28, 2021

Virginia is one of the best cities for lovers. Whether it’s a quiet date in a gorgeous park, a candlelit dinner, or a walk in the mountains, this city has many options for a romant… Read more >>

August 27, 2021

It’s been nearly one one and a half years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country. And most of the recommendations the CDC put in place last year are still in effect. Masks are eit… Read more >>

August 23, 2021

There is something so relaxing and romantic about the beach—the salty breeze, the soothing sound of crashing waves, and the beautiful view of sunset or sunrise. It’s no wonder why be… Read more >>

August 6, 2021

The perfect three-day weekend tour in Virginia Beach starts and ends with enjoying the beach for some vacationers. In all fairness, VA has some of the most beautiful sandy shores in the … Read more >>

July 21, 2021

If you are over 50 and trying to find where you should take your partner for vacation, why not consider visiting Virginia Beach? This lively seaside resort features natural wonders that … Read more >>

July 21, 2021

It’s an excellent time to date. We aren’t any longer afraid to act on our romantic dreams, even if past generations previously suppressed them. More spouses are opting for po… Read more >>

June 8, 2021

Traveling is one of the most exciting things that people can do. Experiencing new cultures and meeting new people can be simply incredible. This begs the question: how does traveling wit… Read more >>

June 8, 2021

Few actions can make your relationship stronger and promote increased romance than traveling. Experiencing the world anew for the first time and breaking out of your day-to-day routine w… Read more >>

May 28, 2021

Earning money while spending time at the beach sounds like a dream come true for most of us. If you work as a freelancer who only needs their laptop and an internet connection to do your… Read more >>

May 18, 2021

Virginia Beach is not just the perfect location for a vacation. Suppose you have enjoyed your stay in Virginia Beach and are planning to move to Virginia Beach long-term. In that case, y… Read more >>

May 18, 2021

When you are planning a vacation there are so many different aspects of your trip that you will have to keep in mind. It can be so easy to get carried away and not organize your vacation… Read more >>

April 27, 2021

If you are passing through Virginia Beach, or have a few days for exploring the area, here are the top attractions you do not want to miss. Virginia Beach has plenty of campsites where y… Read more >>

December 7, 2020

Nothing beats being on the water in a kayak. You get so connected to nature, and the rocking of the boat lets you feel every wave. With so much water around though, you may be wondering … Read more >>

March 8, 2020

Restaurants in the ViBe District give you distinitively different places for food, drinks and of course good times. The ViBe Creative District that has become a  district for creative i… Read more >>

February 12, 2020

Booking a band or a DJ for a wedding, backyard party or other event in Virginia Beach sometimes isn’t as easy as it sounds.  There are many hurdles and things to look out for alon… Read more >>

February 3, 2020

As a vacationer it is important to know about the best vacation homes and beach rentals in Virginia Beach. It lets you live like a local with all of the ammenties of being at home. Virgi… Read more >>

September 18, 2019

Summer may be on it’s way out but the fun never stops in Virginia Beach. In fact, September offers major events coupled with some of the most pleasant weather of the year. Since th… Read more >>

August 26, 2019

Who are our picks for ice cream in Virginia Beach? We checked out dozens of places that offer everything from traditional ice cream to frozen custards and gelatos. Here is the article fe… Read more >>

July 29, 2019

Healthy Activities in Virginia Beach is always a favorite subject for our locals and tourists alike. In fact, we get the question ALL the time on our Contact Us page or our Ask a Local p… Read more >>

June 28, 2019

Everyone wants to know about the hottest attractions for July in Virginia Beach. We make it easy with this month’s feature article giving you some of our favorites for summer. Ther… Read more >>

June 27, 2019

Oceanfront dining options in Virginia Beach is definitely on the minds of the millions who visit here each year. Whether it’s the annual family vacation or a quick business trip di… Read more >>

May 28, 2019

It was the fall of 2018 and hip-hop star and pop icon Pharrell Williams had a vision for Virginia Beach’s College Beach Weekend. In the past this weekend has had a bad reputation. … Read more >>

May 1, 2019

Virginia Beach is an interesting destination in that it’s recognized as an entertaining area, but can also be overlooked. People hear “Virginia Beach” and imagine a pop… Read more >>

Things to Do in Virginia Beach
April 2, 2019

If you are looking for things to do this spring in Virginia Beach we want to give you some ideas. Spring is such a vibrant and fun time to be in Virginia Beach. The entire town comes bac… Read more >>

March 22, 2019

Where to go for coffee in Virginia Beach? Well, although there are many places to get a cup of Joe… here are four places to definitely check out. Each having unique styles and sign… Read more >>

Wine Time in Virginia Beach
February 26, 2019

What are the best Wine Restaurants in Virginia Beach you ask? This article showcases our top wine restaurants to put on your list. We have put together the top 4 places… in no part… Read more >>

Best Mexican Restaurants in Virginia Beach
February 17, 2019

Let’s face it… we all get in the mood for Mexican sometimes… so here’s a feature article for the best Mexican restaurants in Virginia Beach. Our food critics have… Read more >>

The Wave Virginia Beach
January 26, 2019

The return of the Virginia Beach Dome brings great excitement for those that went to shows there years ago and for those that want to experience it today. It is an area that the resort a… Read more >>

Whale Watching in Virginia Beach
January 7, 2019

Whale watching in Virginia Beach is a must-do activity. For some, it’s a bucket list item. Even though The Virginia Aquarium is a great place to visit year-round… whale watch… Read more >>

Christmas Lights on the Boardwalk
December 12, 2018

Holiday Fun in Virginia Beach… you ask? The answer is easy… there are ALWAYS fun things to to in Virginia Beach and the holiday season is no exception. This feature article s… Read more >>

Happy Thanksgiving Virginia Beach
November 13, 2018

Thanksgiving in Virginia Beach gives you the opportunity to dine out and be worry-free. We all know that Thanksgiving is typically spent at home, gobbling turkey and stuffing yourself at… Read more >>

Fall Horseback Riding in Virginia Beach
November 1, 2018

Fall horseback riding in Virginia Beach is by far one of the most popular attractions for the season. It certainly is an experience you’ll never forget. Sit back and hold on as your t… Read more >>

La Promenade
October 23, 2018

Fall shopping in Virginia Beach is great for a lot of reasons. First, the weather is beautiful this time of year with fall folliage and cooler temperatures. Most everyone enjoys the chan… Read more >>

September 24, 2018

Fun Fall events is the name of the game at the annual Neptune Festival in Virginia Beach. There is so much to see and do so and there is certainly a little something for everyone. Intern… Read more >>

September 19, 2018

The historic Cavalier Hotel Reopens! The historic Cavalier Hotel reclaimed its well-deserved reputation as a luxury destination in Virginia Beach when it reopened its doors this year. T… Read more >>

Breakfast at Pocahontas
August 31, 2018

First of all when on a vacation it’s always a good idea to start your day off right with the best breakfast in Virginia Beach. This article showcases some of the FAVORITE places to… Read more >>

Zero's Oceanfront
August 21, 2018

As a local I definitely enjoy all of the mainstream restaurants in the resort area but there are some local restaurants that I enjoy more than once a month. I imagine you’re wonder… Read more >>

Breweries and Distilleries in Virginia Beach
August 12, 2018

Virginia Beach is no stranger to the craft beer and spirits craze that has spread across the globe. The Oceanfront in Virginia Beach is home to several one-of-a-kind breweries and distil… Read more >>

July 31, 2018

Camping in Virginia Beach makes for an even more exciting vacation than just doing “the usual” of staying in hotels. You can have your own little getaway and still enjoy all … Read more >>

Seafood in Virginia Beach
July 29, 2018

Best seafood restaurants in Virginia Beach is always a popular subject for any coastal community. Virginia Beach, situated along the Atlantic Ocean, offers some of the best seafood resta… Read more >>

July 13, 2018

Creative ways to spend your birthday are numerous in Virginia Beach. So if it’s time to plan a party for a special someone, here are some really unique things to do to celebrate. T… Read more >>

June 30, 2018

Pepe Percivati’s Seashore Cathedral In 2018 the Virginia Beach Office of Cultural Affairs issued a call to artists to submit ideas to beautify the Rudee Walk that traverses the are… Read more >>

June 27, 2018

Image Credit: Business Insider Millennials are on the move and finding home in smaller cities right by the ocean. Recent data indicates that 16.4% of the demographic are packing up and s… Read more >>

King Neptune
June 13, 2018

Of course Virginia Beach is a wonderful destination for your next vacation but it has a lot more to offer than just the beach and the ocean. Conveniently enough, many Virginia Beach poin… Read more >>

May 14, 2018

There are a lot of great restaurants, bars, and venues in Virginia Beach that offer awesome Happy Hour and Daily Specials to save you money while having fun. Since we are in a resort are… Read more >>

The Cape Henry Lighthouse
May 2, 2018

If there is one thing for certain…the weather in Virginia Beach during spring is beautiful. It marks a great time of the year to enjoy everything that Virginia Beach has to offer f… Read more >>

Burgers in Virginia Beach
March 17, 2018

Now this article is likely to surprise you because these 5 places are not what you would normally constitute as being “burger joints”. Now don’t get us wrong these are … Read more >>

February 2, 2018

FAMILY RAFT RIDE More Hooah! Oorah! Hooyah! And Woooo hoooooo, coming for the summer of 2018! Coming in 2018, Ocean Breeze Waterpark will add a massive family raft ride to its unique… Read more >>

VaBeach.com Holiday Article
December 8, 2017

Best Holiday activities in VIrginia Beach… you ask? The answer is easy… there are ALWAYS fun things to to in Virginia Beach and the holiday season is no exception. This featu… Read more >>

Santa on beach
November 27, 2017

All seasons are great in Virginia Beach and fall and winter are no exceptions. There are so many Christmas events and activities going on that we hoped an article detailing some of the f… Read more >>

November 15, 2017

Christmas is a time of family fun and games, especially for those families with kids.  There are all kinds of events and activities available in Virginia Beach that will please the whol… Read more >>

July 11, 2017

So you want to go out with your significant other and have a nice, romantic dinner?  Well, you know the old saying… “Virginia is for Lovers”… and this is especia… Read more >>

March 16, 2017

There’s nothing quite like going to a live show and hearing your favorite band or song. The excitement and energy of the crowd, the dancing, the loud music. It can’t be beat! That’… Read more >>

January 28, 2017

In a recent study done by job resource website Zippia, Virginia Beach was named the Number 8 happiest city in the U.S. While they did consider residents’ average salaries, they also us… Read more >>

January 28, 2017

If you’re like most vacationers, you come to Virginia Beach to enjoy the beach! So, why not stay at an oceanfront hotel and get the most out of your experience? While we have plenty of… Read more >>

January 11, 2017

When the winter approaches and chilly temperatures start to arrive in Virginia Beach, the local entertainment and sightseeing doesn’t stop.  In, fact, in many ways it heats up! Vi… Read more >>

Halloween Events in Virginia Beach
October 2, 2016

Find out where to go in Virginia Beach for Halloween. Don’t be afraid. Some of these attractions will scare the pants off of you!

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