- Our list of the best things to do in Virginia Beach, Virginia, features the top 120 nearby activities — including 53 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Virginia Beach, VA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Virginia Beach, VA , followed by 92 popular activities in nearby cities, including Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Cape Charles and Suffolk
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.
Become a crew member on one of two historic schooner ships with a sailing trip on the York River through Yorktown Sailing Charters. Enjoy a 2-hour scenic sail, or experience a kid-centred Pirate Cruise where the young passengers raise the sails and help steer the ship.
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.
Riverwalk Landing includes a collection of specialty waterfront shops, boutiques and restaurants, and a 1-mile pedestrian walk along the shore of the York River from the Yorktown Battlefield to the Visitors Centre. Special seasonal Market Days feature a farmer's market of local vendors.
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.
Consisting of a theater, art gallery, and school, Arts of the Albemarle offers a multitude of art education programs to the community. The Magquire Theatre can seat up to 250 people, and hosts performing arts acts like plays and cabaret.
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100 East Colonial Ave, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 MoreLess Info
A public library, the Pasquotank-Camden Library offers a wide variety of services. In addition to its collection of books and databases, the library offers classes for the community, educational programs, and a teen community.