Plan Your Stay in the Virginia Beach Resort Area
The Virginia Beach oceanfront and resort area is home to the famous three-mile oceanfront promenade and boardwalk. This is the place to be in the center of everything in Virginia Beach. Museums, restaurants, shops, parks, and so much more line the blocks of the Virginia Beach Resort Area.
Atlantic Avenue is the place to go for shopping, restaurants, and nightlife in Virginia Beach. Grab a craft beer and gourmet burger, freshly caught local fish, or a classic steak along this stretch. Shopping destination 31 Ocean is also located along Atlantic Avenue and is home to nationally recognized brands and local boutiques. Pick up a new swimsuit, a one-of-a-kind piece of art, or jewelry. 31 Ocean is also home to laundry and cleaner services, salon and spas, pharmacies, and fitness centers.
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
The Virginia Beach Boardwalk stretches for three miles from 2nd to 40th Street, featuring live music stages during the summer, restaurants, museums, shopping, and more. The Virginia Beach Boardwalk is also home to the famed King Neptune Statue at 31st Street. There is also a fishing pier right off the boardwalk. Kids and the young at heart can’t miss a ride on the Ferris wheel at Fun Park. Any history buff will love the Virginia Legends Walk along the boardwalk, which boasts information about the state’s most well-known residents, including Edgar Allen Poe, Ella Fitzgerald, Thomas Jefferson, and more.
Cape Henry Lighthouse
The Cape Henry Lighthouse marks the southern entrance to the Chesapeake Bay, and it’s located in the Fort Story military base. Originally built in 1792, the Cape Henry Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark and the official symbol of the city of Virginia Beach. The Lighthouse started to crack in 1870 and was replaced with a new one, which stands less than 400 feet away. Tickets to the lighthouse range based on group size, but plan on paying between $5 and $8 a person.
Whether you want to be on the water, sand, or land, Virginia Beach Resort area has something for you. Atlantic Coast Beach, Virginia Beach, and Croatan Beach are among the area’s most popular. Go paddleboarding through Rudee Inlet or cast a line off Virginia Beach fishing pier. You can even get a bird’s eye view of Virginia Beach while parasailing or rent a bike to ride along the boardwalk.
There are so many things to do near Virginia Beach. If you’re planning a trip, book your Virginia Beach vacation rental with Sandbridge Realty. We’d love to show you around.