Virginia Beach is home to an endless number of activities – both indoor and outdoor – for any type of family. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing excursion or a full-blown adventure, any age is sure to be delighted in this vibrant city. Listed below are some of the most popular attractions and activities for visiting families.
Virginia Beach Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Learn about the marvels of marine life and take a peek at aquatic animals up close. The aquarium features interactive exhibits, activities and so much more.
Military Aviation Museum
Dive into history and explore the largest private collections of World War I and World War II era military aircraft in the world. At the museum, you can also take off In an authentic WWII bi-plane ride. Kids will love the Dinosaur park at the museum’s entrance.
Experience the thrills at Town Center’s APEX entertainment center. You and the family can partake in laser tag, axe throwing, a digital reality adventure, the arcade, bowling and so much more.
Make a splash at Virginia Beach’s very own water park. There’s a section for all ages, so whether you’d rather float in the wave pool, stay in the kiddie section or shoot down a high-speed waterslide, anyone has the ability to cool down here.
Tune into your adventurous side at Motorworld, located right next to Ocean Breeze. This is the place to race and offers everything from go kart tracks and amusement rides to mini golf.
The Atlantic Fun Park
Located in the heart of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, the Atlantic Fun Park is your typical boardwalk fair-style amusement park. Admire the view from the top of the Ferris wheel, take a risk on the sling shot, enjoy fun foods and so much more.
First Landing State Park
Looking to enjoy some fresh air and nature? Walk, run or bike on the trails of First Landing State Park or settle down for a picnic. Great public beaches for swimming. The park is open from 7 am to dusk daily.
Wide Open Beaches
From the remote beaches of Back Bay Wildlife Refuge or False Cape State Park to the bustling resort area, to our calm bayfront beaches, families will find their favorite place to spread their beach towel and enjoy endless miles of waterfront. Our resort beach boasts what can easily be described as the world’s best and most picturesque boardwalk.
A beach vacation feels complete with you can putt it with the family. Jungle Golf is just one of many putt-putt courses located by the beach and has a creative animal-themed course perfect for the wild child in you.
Adventureworks Wetland Zipline Park
Experience the beauty of the coastal wetlands high above the forest floor at this exhilarating recreation center. Enjoy ziplining during the day or fly through at night on the Moonlight Tour.