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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 the peak tourist... Read more >>
August 25, 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 featuring our to... 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 page. We decide... 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. There is so much t... 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 dinner, eating w... 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. Something need... 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 popular place wit... 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 back to life. See... 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 signature items on... 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 particular order. ... 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 narrowed down... 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 area has wanted... Read more >>
Whale Watching in Virginia Beach
January 6, 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 watching during the... 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 showcases some ... 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 the dinner ta... Read more >>
Fall Horseback Riding in Virginia Beach
October 31, 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 trusty steed wa... 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 change of season a... 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. International Sand S... Read more >>
September 19, 2018
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. This 90 year old la... Read more >>
Breakfast at Pocahontas
August 30, 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 enjoy your fi... 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 wondering what makes... 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 distilleries that of... 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 that Virginia ... 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 restaurants and eat... 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. This article sh... 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 area beneath the ... 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 settling near t... 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 points of interest... 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 area, prices can ... 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 from restaurant... 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 5 of the VERY ... 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 collection of... Read more >> 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 feature article sho... 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 favorites would... 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 whole family, you ... 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 especially true of Vi... 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’s why we are b... 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 used the followi... 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 comfy accommo... 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! Virginia Beach h... 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! Read more >>
August 30, 2016
When you come to Virginia Beach and start walking toward the northern end of the beach (beyond 31st Street), you may notice something a little unique on the beach at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Loc... Read more >>
June 27, 2016
There are a lot of things in the world today that cost outrageous amounts of money.  Even going to a Disney park can be expensive.  In Virginia Beach you luck out,  becasue there are so many things... Read more >>
June 13, 2016
Just like every other month of Summer in Virginia Beach, June is is filled with fun activities all over. There is a lot going on and that makes it hard to pick 5 things to do when you visit or live ... Read more >>
June 1, 2016
Pure Defense If you are visiting Virginia Beach this summer, or any other beach for that matter, you need to know what sunscreen to bring.  Sunscreen is what protects your skin and helps prevents you... Read more >>
April 18, 2016
April and May are “starter” months for those who are visiting Virginia Beach. They get the ball rolling for a wild and exciting summer.  You can consider it a warm-up for the main summer events. ... Read more >>
March 24, 2016
There was an old advertising company called the Martin Agency and they created the famous saying, “Virginia is for lovers,” but as it turns out that might actually be true. Virginia Beach has bee... Read more >>
March 7, 2016
If you’re planning a trip to Virginia Beach soon – and we hope you are – you will find tons of choices for accommodations. It can get overwhelming trying to decide exactly what you want, or find... Read more >>
February 19, 2016
If you’re looking forward to visiting Virginia Beach, but you’re worried about what to do with your lovely furry friend, you don’t need to stress!  Virginia Beach is a very pet frie... Read more >>
February 14, 2016
We hit the beaches to get a first-hand look at the daily routine of a Virginia Beach lifeguard. We met up with 26 year veteran Marc Levine who gave a great deal of insight into a “day in the lif... Read more >>
February 3, 2016
Seafood is BIG in Virginia Beach… no correct that…. seafood is HUGE in Virginia Beach.  There are a lot of different places to get seafood throughout the Virginia Beach region.  Some p... Read more >>
January 14, 2016
If you live in a city there is probably barely a day that goes by that you don’t experience someone cursing and using foul language as you walk down the street.  This situation is not pleasant for ... Read more >>
September 21, 2015
Everyone wants to go to Virginia Beach, get a tan, cruise the boardwalk and have a lot of fun.  There are so many things to do for all types of people.  Unfortunately, not everyone has someone to br... Read more >>
September 21, 2015
Virginia Beach is well-known for its seafood.  Everyday boats go out and bring back fresh fish and other seafood for the locals and tourists both.  These fishermen and women do this day in and day o... Read more >>
September 21, 2015
You probably want a unique place to spend your Halloween.  Many cities are getting out of the trend of even celebrating Halloween but Virginia Beach certainly isn’t.  Buy plane tickets, book your ... Read more >>
August 31, 2015
Virginia Beach is a wonderful place to visit at any time of the year but September is a great time to visit.  The large tourism crowds have died down and the locals start to come back to the beach to... Read more >>
August 31, 2015
If you are looking to get a cheap timeshare in Virginia Beach you should look through all of the options that are available to you.  There are many different Virginia Beach timeshares that can be fo... Read more >>
August 20, 2015
Wedding days for many people only happen once.  That is why having an extra special wedding is important. In fact, it is imperative to have your dream wedding.  Virginia Beach is the perfect locati... Read more >>
August 20, 2015
Are you planning on taking a trip to Virginia Beach?  It is a wonderful place to vacation with a lot of fun things to do.  Whenever you go somewhere new though you want the “insider tips”... Read more >>
Virginia Beach Timeshare Room
August 5, 2015
Do you like the idea of traveling to Virginia Beach every year but don’t have the money to stay in a fancy hotel every year?  Heck, even a non-fancy hotel on the boardwalk can get expensive during ... Read more >>
Ramada Virginia Beach Oceanfront
July 17, 2015
Ahhh.. the Virginia Beach hotels list.  If you are going to Virginia Beach and want to stay in style, then you are going to want to stay in the best hotels. Everyone wants the best deal and the best... Read more >>
June 19, 2015
Located just 10 miles from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Farm Bureau Live is based out of the Virginia Beach Amphitheater and offers a wide variety of concerts for locals and vacationers.  Some of... Read more >>
June 19, 2015
There are a lot of things to do in Virginia Beach over the summer In fact, there are so many that sometimes it can be hard to decide which ones to do and which ones to skip.  With this list you can e... Read more >>
May 20, 2015
Virginia is one of the most beautiful and popular beaches in the United States, so if you are planning your 2015 vacation and you don’t know what to do, VA Beach is a really wonderful option and mos... Read more >>
May 20, 2015
When you think about family vacations or just a weekend getaway with your family or friends, you immediately think about the best place to go, but you also think about what kind of activities you want... Read more >>
May 14, 2015
Article written in part by: Jess Horton ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Jim White Fitness and Nutrition Studios Owner/Creator Virginia Beach is referred to as one of the fittest c... Read more >>
May 4, 2015
Let’s face it, sometimes we just don’t have a good enough budget to go to a fancy hotel for our next vacation, or eat at expensive restaurants. This is not a good reason to avoid making a trip to ... Read more >>
May 4, 2015
When you think about Virginia Beach, you think about fun and relaxation. There are many activities that you can do when you are in the area. In this article we are going to focus on one of the best ac... Read more >>
April 7, 2015
There are thousands of people in the Virginia Beach area who love to be able to enjoy a nice pizza while they are out at the beach. This is one of the most popular foods that people enjoy eating all o... Read more >>
April 7, 2015
When you are on vacation, you need to be able to get a good meal as soon as you start your day. If you are like most people, you probably don’t want to be eating hotel food because you want to get a... Read more >>
April 6, 2015
There is no doubt that the healthiest and most delicious food in the world comes from the sea. There are thousands of people all over the world who come to Virginia Beach to enjoy the beauty of the ar... Read more >>
April 1, 2015
Virginia Beach is Bicycling Heaven! Bicycling is one of the most popular outdoor activities for the locals and tourists in Virginia Beach. You can’t go anywhere in Virginia Beach without seeing tons... Read more >>
April 1, 2015
Visitors to a new town always love to check out the historical sites to get a glimpse into the past. Since the first American settlers stepped foot on our hallowed shores, Virginia Beach has been a hi... Read more >>
March 31, 2015
Just last summer Virginia MOCA (Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art) showcased an exhibition called Multiplicity, featuring more than 80 prints by outstanding modern and contemporary artists. Local co... Read more >>
March 31, 2015
Rudee Inlet is home to many of the water-sports outfitters and is the true hub of water activity in Virginia Beach. Families and friends can rent a wave runner and head into the open Atlantic ocean, r... Read more >>
March 31, 2015
Just across from the southern tip of the boardwalk is a small marina community know as the “Rudee Inlet” which is overflowing with activity and things to see. The Marina District is only a short, ... Read more >>
March 30, 2015
No matter what time of year, Virginia Beach consistently buzzes with life and culture. Just about any time day or night visitors and locals stroll along the famous Virginia Beach boardwalk, passing th... Read more >>
March 30, 2015
Some of everyone’s most fond memories of Virginia Beach take place at the boardwalk. Whether your family rents a four-person surrey, enjoys an afternoon bike ride or morning jog or simply takes two ... Read more >>
March 30, 2015
Virginia Beach is not only the largest city in Virginia, it is by far the most happening place in the state. From having the world’s longest pleasure beach, an award-winning boardwalk, a cosmopolita... Read more >>
7th Street Stage - Virginia Beach
March 27, 2015
If you are ready for live music then just head on down to the boardwalk for fantastic venues offering a wide variety of entertainment through Beach Street USA. There’s always something happening at ... Read more >>
March 18, 2015
First Handicap Accessible Park Grommet Island Park is no regular beach park.  In fact it is America’s  first 100% handicap accessible park to make certain that everybody can enjoy the beach. T... Read more >>
March 18, 2015
First Landing State Park is a Site to See! First Landing State Park is one  of the greatest natural attractions in Virginia Beach and is one of the country’s most beautiful parks. First Landing... Read more >>
March 17, 2015
 In the Can not the Sand! There is a very important motto to remember about trash when going to the beach: “Toes in the Sand, Trash in the Can!”   Or  “In the Can and Not in the S... Read more >>
March 17, 2015
There is no question in my mind that skydiving is the ultimate thrill. Why am I so certain? Well the thought of getting the feeling of flying like Superman or a bird is without question one of the mos... Read more >>
March 17, 2015
Sights and Sounds are Free along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk! I took a stroll down the boardwalk the other day to take in some of the free sights and sounds. Some of the best things in life are free ... Read more >>
March 17, 2015
Are you fascinated with mind readers , people with ESP, psychics that predict the future? Me too! Did you know that Virginia Beach is home to the International Headquarters for one of the most interes... Read more >>
March 17, 2015
Everybody likes lighthouses right? The Cape Henry Lighthouse has silently guarded the entry way into the Chesapeake Bay for years and years. Standing near the “First Landing” site of the J... Read more >>
March 16, 2015
Motivated by the potential of capitalizing on a limitless energy source, as well as the associated upsurge of local businesses that come with it, the Virginia Beach wind farm initiative is progressing... Read more >>
March 16, 2015
Virginia Beach is For Dolphins! Natural History of Dolphins Virginia Beach is all about dolphins. There is nothing quite like catching a school of dolphin heading up and down the shores of Virginia Be... Read more >>
March 16, 2015
Virginia Beach is the ultimate American vacation spot. In a town that’s just as hip as it was in the 1950s, you can still take the family for a week-long vacation and have money left over when y... Read more >>
March 16, 2015
What about Winter Fun in Virginia Beach you ask?  The answer is that the beach is fun in all seasons of the year. In fact even though Virginia Beach gets a snowstorm every now and then overall our cl... Read more >>
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