Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach

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Though first visited by European explorers in 1607, Virginia Beach did not emerge as a beach city and military town until the 20th Century. It has augmented beachfront attractions with a number of family attractions, general attractions and restored landmark heritage sites. If you spend more than a day in this growing city of 450,000 residents, you will be surprised at the breath and depth of tourist-quality sites and activities away from the beach.

Beaches
Virginia Beach, with its miles of oceanfront beaches, nine months of temperate climate and breezes, is an ideal place for outdoor sports and family picnics. The Boardwalk, a celebrated 3-mile oceanfront promenade … More

Heritage sites
Given all the beachfront resort buzz, its easy to overlook black heritage sites that began centuries ago as a plantation, black seaside community with several black churches … More

Restaurants
Though few in quantity, you can count on high quality Soul Food, Barbecue and Caribbean cuisine where most black families dine. You’ll find a few of these good dining options, at … More

Family Attractions
Cape Henry Lighthouse, Ocean Breeze Waterpark, Flipper McCoy’s, Chesapeake Bay Center, MotorWorld, First Landing State Park and Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Museum … More

General Attractions
Old Coast Guard Station, Back Bay National Wildlife Preserve, Virginia Legends Walk, Virginia Beach Pavilion Theater are complimented with world-class gold courses that include Hell’s Point, Heron Ridge Of Virginia Beach … More

Shops
The city won’t win any awards for Afrocentric shops and galleries, but there are couple shops worth the drive to immerse yourself in … More

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