Local Outings

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

Offering an ever-evolving modern art experience in Virginia Beach

American Revolution Museum

Ye Olde Yorktown Crier

American Revolution Museum opens in Yorktown

Hunt Club Farm Virginia Beach

Hunt Club Farm Virginia Beach

Two fun-filled fall events: the Harvest Fair and the Halloween Festival

Mariners’ Museum and Park

Mariners’ Museum and Park

The museum houses the gun turrets and engine of the USS Monitor

Chincoteague

Tracing Historic Hoofprints

Traveling to Chincoteague Island on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

"Vanishing Beauty"

"Vanishing Beauty"

Evocative sculptures made from natural and recycled materials

Portsmouth

Surprising Portsmouth

This port city has its share of intriguing off-the-beaten-path sites

Hampton’s Fort Monroe National Monument

Hampton’s Fort Monroe National Monument

A visit provides insights into our heritage of liberty

Military Sites

Tours of Duty

An Army veteran visits our area’s many military museums and sites

Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center

Nature

Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center

Presidential Homes

Presidential Homes

Visit the homes of our country's eight Virginia-born presidents

LanternAsia

LanternAsia

Highlighting traditional Asian themes of nature, wildlife, and folklore

Delmarva Peninsula’s Oysters

Delmarva Peninsula’s Oysters

Local oysters offer a world of subtle flavors for adventurous eaters

Back Bay Wildlife Refuge

Back Bay Wildlife Refuge

A serene sanctuary in Virginia Beach attracts migratory birds

Chesapeake Arboretum

Chesapeake Arboretum

Chesapeake Arboretum celebrates its 20th birthday

Boardwalk Art Show

Boardwalk Art Show

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art's event turns 60

Portsmouth Arts and Cultural Center's Winter Wonderland

Portsmouth Arts and Cultural Center's Winter Wonderland

More than 400 animatronic figures at Coleman Nursery

Basilica of Saint Mary

Basilica of Saint Mary

Visiting the Mother Church of Tidewater Virginia in Norfolk

Northwest River Park

Northwest River Park

Hiking, fishing, and kayaking in Chesapeake

Bacon's Castle

Bacon's Castle

Tour the Surry County house and an English formal garden

The Elizabeth River Ferry

The Elizabeth River Ferry

These 150-passenger-only diesel ferries have carried tourists since the 1980s

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