Family vacation rentals in Virginia Beach give you the best of both worlds since, for the price of the typical hotel room, you will enjoy all of these activities while having the comforts of your own kitchen, laundry conveniences, more space for the kids to nap and play, and other amenities needed for a fun and relaxing vacation.
The Beach and the Virginia Beach BoardwalkThe Virginia Beach Boardwalk is attractive to people of all ages. Enjoy being in the center of all the fun and activity, with breathtaking views of the water. Ride bikes or skate with your family on the bike path. Fish on the fishing pier and ride the Ferris wheel with your little ones. Take the Virginia Legends Walk to teach the kids about famous people, such as Thomas Jefferson, Edgar Allen Poe and others who lived in the state. Visit Virginia Beach from June to Labor Day to enjoy Beach Street USA , an annual event offering lively concerts, magicians and street performers.
The beaches in Virginia Beach are a popular attraction where the kids can run around and swim in the water, and the adults can sunbathe. You'll have access to beachside ice cream parlors, McDonald's, Subway and other sandwich shops. Rent a beachfront vacation home to make your family healthy lunches in the comfort of your own fully stocked kitchen.
Whales, Dolphins and HorsesVirginia Beach is also known for its exhilarating horseback riding, an experience the whole family will enjoy. Find the horseback riding centers on streets such as Princess Anne and Knotts Island . Or head to the Easy Does It Riding Academy to get started.
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center offers whale watching tours where you can see humpbacks and fin whales. The dolphins are easier to spot in the summer months, from June to September.
Waterslides and GorillasYour kids will enjoy Ocean Breeze Waterpark, where they can ride the waterslides and see large gorillas. Spend time with small children in Buccaneer Bay and South Sea Silly Slides , which offer fun and safe activities for younger children, such as running through water spouts and enjoying slides.
For older children and adults, enjoy Largo Loop , a tubular slide with twists that leave you splashing in an eight-foot deep pool. Grab hamburgers or hot dogs at the park and enjoy treats at the Cold Stone Creamery , or keep a cooler in your car with lunches you packed in the kitchen of your own vacation condo to enjoy an outdoor picnic.
Family Vacation Rentals in Virginia Beach and CruisesIf you have teenagers who want to stay behind and watch a movie at your vacation condo, seize the opportunity for a romantic cruise with your significant other. The Spirit of Norfolk offers moonlight and cocktail cruises. Dance, listen to music and eat dinner by candlelight. There won't be a dull moment, as the cruise also offers live entertainment with singers and dancers.
To cruise with your little ones, explore the Silver Series cruises , which offer dance contests and games. The cruises also offer special activities during the holidays, such as visiting with Santa during Christmas and New Year's Day cruises.
For the price of the typical hotel room, family vacation rentals in Virginia Beach offer a superior, convenient and luxurious way to enjoy the relaxation and excitement of all that Virginia Beach has to offer.