Outdoor Activities in Virginia Beach

Outdoor activities in Virginia Beach are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Virginia Beach comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Virginia Beach and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Virginia Beach has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Virginia Beach.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Virginia Beach:

  1. #1 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 2074 itineraries
    Busch Gardens

    Tags: Garden, Play Ground, Picnic Spot

    Address: 1 Busch Gardens Blvd., Williamsburg, Va. 23187

    Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Grab the Busch Gardens tickets and experience to the fullest in what is considered as one of the best theme parks in the world. Although tickets for Busch Gardens can be bought from the counter, the B...Read more

  2. #2 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    Virginia Aquarium And Marine Science Centre

    Tags: Science Museum, Aquarium

    Address: 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Explore over 800000 gallons of arguably the best aquarium of USA! Not just a variety of fish species, the aquarium is also home to Loggerhead Turtles, Harbor Seals, Cownose Rays and Sand Tiger Sharks ...Read more

  3. #3 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 1298 itineraries
    Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

    Tags: Botanical Garden, Walking Area

    Address: 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond VA 23228

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is the place you go to when you want to learn about plants, or when you want to take nature photography to the next level, or when you want to just relax in a gorgeou...Read more

  4. #4 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 1326 itineraries
    Sandbridge Beach

    Tags: Beach, Water Body

    Address: Off Princess Anne Road, past Upton Drive, Virginia Beach

    Timings: 01:00 am - 11:45 pm Details

    Sandbridge Beach is a secluded beach, around 5 miles in length. Boasting of pristine sand dunes, crystal clear water and soothing sea breeze, it is a peaceful place where you can relax and unwind....Read more

  5. #5 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 397 itineraries
    First Landing State Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Park, Camp

    Address: 2500 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    This 2,888 acre park offers a wide range of activities for visitors. You may swim, bicycle, hike, boat, go fishing, have picnics or explore the wilderness when you visit the First Landing State Park. ...Read more

  6. #6 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 1102 itineraries
    Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

    Tags: Bridge, Tunnel

    Address: Off mainland, Virginia Beach

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (officially known as Lucius J. Kellam, Jr. Bridge-Tunnel) is a 23 mile fixed link crossing. Both, a regular travel road and a tourist attraction, the Ch...Read more

  7. #7 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 934 itineraries
    Mount Trashmore Park

    Tags: Mountain, Park, Play Ground, Lake

    Address: 310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Timings: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Spread across 165 acres, this park is an environmental achievement considering the fact that this area was previously a land fill! Today, it comprises of two man-made mountains, two lakes, two playgro...Read more

  8. #8 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 621 itineraries
    Old Coast Guard Station Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 24th Street and Boardwalk, 2401, Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Old Coast Guard Station preserves the history of Virginia's coastal communities and maritime heritage. It houses a collection of 1,800 artefacts and over 1,000 photographic images of the United St...Read more

  9. #9 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 540 itineraries
    Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Walking Area, Bird Watching

    Address: 4005, Sandpiper road, Virginia Beach

    Timings: 05:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Established in 1938 as a refuge to migrating birds, the Back Bay National Refuge is spread across 9250 acres. Around 10,000 snow geese and a variety of ducks visit Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge du...Read more

  10. #10 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 411 itineraries
    Thoroughgood House

    Tags: Landmark, Memorial, Architecture

    Address: 1636 Parish Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Visit the Thoroughgood House to hear of the achievements of Adam Thoroughgood, one of Virginia’s first colonists. See and admire the elements for which the house is known; its extensive wainscot...Read more

  11. #11 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 503 itineraries
    Atlantic Park

    Tags: Outdoors, Amusement Park, Go Carting, Entertainment

    Address: 15th Street and Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    The Gravitron, the Slingshot and the Sea Dragon! Makes no sense to you? Wait till you visit the Atlantic Park and you’ll remember these rides for the rest of your lives! Experience 12 Midway Gam...Read more

  12. #12 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 776 itineraries
    Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Waterfront, Walking Area

    Address: Parallel to Atlantic avenue, Virginia Beach,USA

    Timings: 01:00 am - 11:45 pm Details

    Virginia Beach is a tourist hub and Virginia Beach Oceanfront is a major tourist attraction. Along with the actual coastline, the oceanfront also includes the infamous boardwalk area which is around 3...Read more

  13. #13 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 4 itineraries
    Jollibee - Virginia Beach

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: 4541 S Plaza Trail, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, USA

    Timings: 08:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Jollibee is a superb beachside restaurant that can save you from starving. This fast food chain restaurant offers an array of mouthwatering dishes which will definitely make your taste buds happy. The...Read more

  14. #14 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    Edgar Cayce's A.r.e. Health Center And Spa

    Tags: Spa

    Address: 215, 67th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    If you want to experience a healing touch that works on your body and mind and transforms you into a more optimistic and healthy person, you should visit Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E Health Center and Sp...Read more

  15. #15 of 57 Outdoors Activities in Virginia Beach
    - Used in 4 itineraries
    Wrv Surf Camp And Lessons

    Tags: Camp

    Address: 5th St. Atlantic Ave.,Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Have you always been fascinated by the ocean but never had the time to learn surfing? No problem, you can enrol for surfing lessons at the WRV Surf Camp in Virginia. With more than 50 years of experie...Read more