Virginia Beach in a nutshell
The perfect destination for the classic beach vacation,
Virginia Beach maintains a long-standing reputation as a family-friendly oceanfront resort.
In Virginia Beach, visitors are invited to “Live the Life!”
A recently-widened 300-foot beach, three-mile long oceanfront
Boardwalk, historic landmarks, exciting attractions, manicured
golf courses, parks and wildlife habitats, and popular events
enhance any visit.
Seaside lodging with spectacular views and
dining experiences with succulent seafood abound, and the resort
city’s mild climate makes it an ideal vacation spot any season of
In Virginia Beach, balmy temperatures,
cool breezes and an invigorating ocean have
beckoned with the call of a classic American
oceanfront vacation for more than 115 years.
Salty air, sandy beaches, a boardwalk and a
relaxing hotel stay were key elements of a
beach getaway even in the 19th century.
Fast forward to the 21st century - where
Virginia Beach is reaping the benefits of
a $300 million facelift, leaving it with
a refreshing update to the historical oceanfront.
With a wider beach, new hotels, year-round attractions,
historic landmarks, championship golf courses,
and a new convention center on the horizon,
the resort city invites visitors to relive
old memories and create new ones along its shores.
Boardwalk with flags Virginia Beach's signature oceanfront Boardwalk is a threemile thoroughfare that hugs the resort's wide, sandy resort beach.
The 17.6 -mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connects Virginia Beach to Virginia's Eastern Shore.