- 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.
The Beach Gallery - Affordable Art is a fine at galley and art store that sells framed hand-painted oil paintings. The store runs sales at different times of the year and all of the art in the store is beach themed.
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102 Information Center Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23187 MoreLess Info
The 18th century is brought to life at Colonial Williamsburg. Guests can both observe and participate in the life of this reconstructed colonial village that is filled with costumed actors who make history real.
The Greenleaf Gallery showcases the works of a large and diverse group of American artists and craftspeople, in particular artists from North Carolina and Virginia. The gallery features paintings, glass art, ceramics, woodwork, and jewelry.
William and Mary College is a Colonial-era campus which has graduated four US presidents. A self-guided or student-led walking tour includes the Sir Christopher Wren building – America's oldest college building – and the historic Swem Library.
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Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, VA 23187 MoreLess Info
The first permanent English colony in America is commemorated by the Jamestown Settlement. The site features replicas of three ships, gallery exhibits, and an introductory film that explains the beginnings of Jamestown from multiple perspectives.
The Burgess Falls State Park is composed of four waterfalls which cascade down from over 250 feet in elevation. The park also offers fishing from the land or wading into the water, picnic areas, grills, and a children's playground.
Originally the residence of the royal governor, the Governor's Palace is an historical museum offering guided tours and animated demonstrations of life in 18th-Century Colonial Williamsburg. Reconstructed in the 1930s on the original site, the palace and grounds include outbuildings, gardens, and a boxwood maze…
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Jamestown Road, next to Phi Beta Kappa Hall, Williamsburg, VA 23187 MoreLess Info
The Muscarelle Museum of Art is an art museum and part of the College of William & Mary campus. The museum maintains a permanent art collection and is host to a variety of traveling art exhibitions.