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Day Trips + Shopping
Pick up essentials and souvenirs at this mid-size mall, whose 60-plus stores include Target, Nordstrom Rack, and Off-Broadway Shoes. Replenish your energy at the food court.
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Stroll along the three-mile, 28-foot-wide boardwalk with a designated path for runners, cyclists, and rollerbladers. The boardwalk is dotted with businesses that rent bikes and surreys, as well as restaurants. Enjoy live music during the summer.
City of Norfolk, Virginia
Nearby Norfolk boasts a number of family-friendly destinations—like the Virginia Zoo, the Nauticus naval museum, and the Norfolk Botanical Garden—that make it perfect for a day trip.
The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium
Get some fresh air in this six-acre forest park designed for zip-lining and climbing. Guests ages five and up can make the most of 15 trails, with or without a guide.
Shows + Museums
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
Catch classical music, comedy, tap dancing, or another performance in the Sandler Center’s 1,300-seat Performance Hall.
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
Catch major musical acts like Jimmy Buffett, Kiss, or the Goo Goo Dolls in this 20,000-seat covered outdoor venue.
Virginia Beach Convention Center
Attend exhibitions like boat shows, wine seminars, or jewelry shows as well as private events at this sprawling, approximately 500,000-square-foot venue.
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
This kid-friendly museum houses more than 300 species and 800,000 gallons of animal habitat. Catch an educational movie, take a tour, or grab a bite at the café.
Kempsville Greens Golf Course
Tee off in this 5,500-yard, 18-hole, par 70 course with bunkers and water hazards to make the game exciting.
Bow Creek Golf Course
Get some fresh air in this par 70 course with challenging dogleg holes, picturesque oak trees, and a winding creek.
Cypress Point Country Club
Practice your swing in this 18-hole, Thomas Clark–designed championship golf course. Some tee times are available to nonmembers.
Virginia Beach Field House
Children and adults alike can drop in for pick-up games, like soccer or bubble ball.