25 Best Things to Do in Virginia Beach (VA)

With a name like Virginia Beach you already know what to expect from the city and it does not fail to deliver. With over 35 miles worth of sandy Atlantic beaches, the Oceanfront promenade and plenty of outdoor activities Virginia Beach is one of the United State’s prime tourist destinations. Although once known as the Redneck Riviera, Virginia Beach has worked hard to shrug off its past reputation and is now cleaner and more environmentally conscious than ever before.

Apart from the beaches there are also plenty of nice parks and other tourist attractions worth seeing as well as a few standout museums and historical sights. Here is our list of the 25 Best Things to do in Virginia Beach.

1. See some fish

Virginia Beach Aquarium

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Virginia Beach Aquarium

The Virginia Aquarium which was formerly the Virginia Marine Science Museum holds 800,000 gallons of water and over 300 species. The animals you will see on a trip here include seals, loggerhead turtles and the North American otter. Themed exhibits include the Mediterranean sea, an Indoneasen Volcanic island and the red sea. There was also an impressive aviary exhibit at the aquarium but this is currently closed due to storm damage caused in February 2015. The aquarium is located on General Booth Boulevard.

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