Over the years, people from all over have come to this beautiful beach to experience the true beach holiday, and today Virginia Beach and its famous boardwalk are a fascinating mélange of family life, all the major hotels from 5 to 3 star, available vacation retals, tourist attractions and so much more.
A holiday or a vacation is perfect when every person of the family can enjoy it. Going to a place where elders will get bored or kids will feel out of place is no fun. You want to go to a place that is fun for everyone.
Virginia beach, VA is that kind of place that is ideal for the entire family, whether you decide to spend the weekend or week there; there is something for everybody. It is so child friendly that you will find signs forbidding the use of profanities.
Whenever you go to any tropical place or beach remember to carry lots of sunscreen, the higher the SPF the better. The great thing about Virginia Beach is that the beach is not just a sliver of sand and water.
It is a wide beach that is ideal for fun games like volleyball, handball. It is also great to catch those rays and get that golden tan and all those little kiddies out there can have a great time building their little sand castles and finding seashells.
The water is a clear crystal blue where you can indulge in water activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, sailing, parasailing and surfing.
The Virginia Beach boardwalk interestingly is not made up of boards. It is a 3-mile long concrete boardwalk. The minute you get on the boardwalk you feel like you are on a holiday.
The carnival like sights, sounds and the smells that are ever present on the boardwalk are good enough to make you want to be there on a holiday for life. The boardwalk like the rest of the place has something for everyone.
You can take a walk on the boardwalk with that special someone to catch the beautiful sunset or simply take your child in the pram for a stroll. The entire family can enjoy the experience of the boardwalk in a buggy or on cycles that are made for 2 to 6 people.
There is a special cycle and skating tracks for those who do not want to walk the entire 3 miles. There are restaurants and cafes that offer good food and an even better view of the ocean. Concerts, live performances and live bands are ever popular on the boardwalk.
Kids will enjoy going to the old coast guard station where they can indulge in the interactive tower cam and shipwreck exhibits. For those who enjoy baseball, there are games by the Tidewater Tides, the most popular minor league team.
Kids can also enjoy watching super power jets like the F14 tomcats and FA18 Hornets taking off from the Oceana Naval Air Station.
The most exciting part about the nightlife at Virginia Beach is the Virginia beach amphitheatre which is a huge 20,000 seat open air place for a huge variety of performing artists, singers, bands and so much more. The most popular time to be here is from April to October.
The boardwalk is another popular place to catch a glimpse of the nightlife in true VB style. The American Music festival on Labor Day weekend is the most popular.