Five Unique Virginia Beach Attractions

Posted February 23rd, 2018 by Martin

Virginia Beach offers an impressive variety of activities suitable for parents, kids and teens. It has a lot of family friendly attractions making it a prime destination for all to have fun and really enjoy spending family time together. Along with your rental RV from Outdoorsy, Virginia Beach is full of remarkable moments waiting to happen.


Atlantic Fun Park
Calling all families. Are you ready to experience some fun? If so then Atlantic Fun Park located in Virginia Beach, Virginia is exactly what you're looking for. Come experience 12 Midway Games, 16 family fun rides, and all the fair food you can handle.
You can enjoy some of the most thrill-seeking rides around with the most famous of them including the Gravitron, the Slingshot and the Sea Dragon. Test your wits against these rides that are sure to leave you with one of the biggest adrenaline rushes of your life. You won’t be able to resist another ride ever again.


The Boardwalk
The Virginia Beach Boardwalk is a great place to take the family. Kids and teens can ride beach buggies or rent bikes and roller blades and
hit the boardwalk’s separate bike path.

Enjoy Italian ices with the family and don’t forget to take a picture with King Neptune, the 24-foot bronze sculpture located at the entrance of Neptune Festival Park on 31st Street.

Then, there is the Virginia Aquarium, which is a Virginia Beach mainstay, rain or shine. Check out the wide variety of animals and sea life from harbor seals and North American river otters to sand tiger sharks and blue crabs. Take a boat tour around the aquarium, spotting dolphins in their natural habitat.

Next, head outside the aquarium and zip line through the Adventure Park’s aerial forest adventure course. Climb trees and weave through the 15 trails on this six-acre course.

Strap in a harness, and zip through the forest or watch the kids swing from tree to tree. After a little adventure and adrenalin, head out in the park with the family and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.



Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

This 8,000-acre fresh water refuge borders the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Back Bay on the west. The barrier islands feature large sand dunes, maritime forests, fresh water marshes, ponds, ocean beach and large impoundments for wintering wildfowl.

In addition, these tranquil habitats can be accessed by marsh trails, bikes, a boardwalk overlook and the beach itself.



Billabong Surf Camp

During Surf & Adventure's three-day camp you will learn how to: paddle, catch waves, stand up and surf.  Experienced instructors will guide you through beach and weather education and
safety, surfing etiquette, equipment knowledge and learning how to read the ocean's tides, rip currents and
swells.  Surf’s up, dude.



Final Thought

The best tourist attractions in Virginia range from educational to thrilling and something in-between. It also is home to one of the best beaches in the northern states, two of the best amusement parks in the country and a gateway to the nation's capitol, in Washington D.C.