Virginia Beach, located in the Virginia Coastal region, is an east coast gem that should be on the top of your domestic travel destinations. The city and surrounding areas offer attractions for all types of travelers. Whether you are looking for beachfront fun, fishing, downtown entertainment, dining, or art viewing, Virginia Beach has it all.
One of the top attractions and best bets for fun is to explore the bustle of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The 3-mile boardwalk offers a walking path as well as a biking path good for both exploring and exercise. During the summer months, you will likely be treated to entertainment and live music at one of the 4 outdoor stages along the pathway. There are also numerous restaurants to grab a bite or a drink and watch the people go by. Another popular area is the ViBe creative district, which is the hub for various creative industries in Virginia Beach's Oceanfront District. This area houses many artists and creators and is also home to the monthly First Friday event and weekly Farmer's Market. This area has many stunning murals on the buildings. Take the self-guided mural walking tour to take these in and snap an Instagram photo or two!
Virginia Beach is also home to many attractions such as the Norfolk Botanical Garden and the Virginia Aquarium. Both are worth a visit and are family friendly too. To get outside, take a trip to one of the many surrounding beaches, like Croatan Beach or along the Chesapeake Bay for kayaking and surfing.
Virginia Beach also has a lot of history to offer travelers. Some not-to-miss stops are the Virginia history Museums, such as the Thoroughgood House, Lynnhaven House, Francis Land House where you can see some incredible examples of very early American architecture that has been restored and preserved.
No matter what the occasion, book your Virginia Beach vacation rental today to explore all that this city has to offer!
Virginia Beach has one major airport nearby, Norfolk International Airport (ORF). Norfolk airport offers many options to get you to your vacation rental. There is a shuttle that will easily get you to downtown Virginia Beach. Other available options are taxis, shuttles, major rideshare companies or car rentals, which all service the airport and can get you to your vacation rental.
Getting around town? Rent a car to explore the city and its surrounding areas. Or utilize Taxi/rideshare apps or public transportation to get around town with ease.
In Virginia Beach, June – August are the hottest months of the year with many days around 85 degrees. January – February are the coldest months and temperatures can drop to around 30 degrees. February is the wettest month and October is the driest.
Make sure you book a vacation rental with your preferred heating and cooling options to make your visit comfortable no matter what season you visit.
In Virginia Beach, most of the almost 3200 vacation rental options are apartment rentals with an average nightly price of around $350. The median size is about 1500 ft² which makes them a great fit for medium or large groups or families, as most can accommodate 6-8 people. There are many house rentals to choose from also. These typically cost an average of $600 per night for a size of about 2,000 ft². Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, there are many options in Virginia Beach to choose from for your next vacation rental.