- The list below includes 99 free or cheap things to do in or near Virginia Beach, Virginia, including 76 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Aquariums, Piers & Boardwalks and Mini Golf.
- From Sandbridge Beach to First Landing State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Virginia Beach and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Hampton.
Featuring the work of local artisans, The Gallery at York Hall showcases pottery, jewelry, and other handmade crafts. The owner regularly offers tours of the museum, providing background information for each work of art.
A water park and indoor pool, the Ft. Eustis Aquatic Center is open to military personnel and their families. The adventure pool area includes a large slide and toddler pool, and the competition pool is 25 yards long.
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300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Newport News, VA 23604 MoreLess Info
The history of the United States Army transportation methods from colonial times to the present are put on display at the U.S. Army Transportation Museum. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the logistical support of the Army during conflicts.
The Colonial Parkway is a 23-mile long driving route linking three of the area's historical sites: Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown from the York River to the James River. A maximum speed of 45 miles per hour is designed for sightseeing.
Part of Virginia's Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown Battlefield is the site of the final major battle of the Revolutionary War in 1781. Take one of two self-guided driving tours including Surrender Field, allied encampments, and the Yorktown National Cemetery.
As a site of a famous battle in the Revolutionary War, Yorktown Battlefield features an open meadow for visitors to explore. The site hosts artillery cannon firing demonstrations by professionals dressed up in Colonial outfits.
The Watermen's Museum is a waterfront museum exploring the role of the Chesapeake Bay watermen in local history through crafts and tools of the trade. A wooden boat builder's crew works twice weekly at the site.
The Yorktown Victory Centre is a living-history museum focused on the American Revolution. Costumed interpreters bring to life a re-created Continental Army encampment and 1780s working farm, while indoor exhibitions focus on the Declaration of Independence, and 18th Century artifacts.
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2940 W Main St Ext, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 MoreLess Info
From horse boarding to competitive teams, Southern Pines Equestrian Center offers an assortment of training options and personalized lessons for visitors new to horseback riding. The center has party packages that includes an hour of fun with several ponies.