Things to Do in Virginia Beach in the Summer

Nestled against the Atlantic is Virginia Beach: a greet of coastal beauty and modern skylines. This independent city waits along the eastern curve of the United States, sprawling across miles of sand and surf. Founded in 1607, it has long since been the playground of sun seeking travelers, with even its discoverer Christopher Newport, an English explorer, hesitant to leave its Mediterranean climates. It offers endless appeal; and all the things to do in Virginia Beach in the summer proves this ably -- especially when coupled with vacation rentals and all of their amenities. The season is without sacrifice.

Hunt Club Farm

Explore the afternoons at the Hunt Club Farm. This popular destination offers adventures for all. Twenty-three acres can be sought, with guests gaining insight into the machinations of a working farm. Tour the Petting Zoo (the only of its kind in the area) and feed livestock; goats, llamas and even peacocks can be seen. Tour the Summer Market and purchase local blooms. The Childrens' Garden offers engaging lessons of conservation. You can also take a pony ride across the fields. There's much to enjoy. The Hunt Club Farm is open all year but is dependent upon the weather. No reservations are required.

Ocean Breeze Water Park

Discover excitement at the Ocean Breeze Water Park. Providing 19 acres of wild waves and splashes, this is a seasonal favorite (making it one of the best things to do in Virginia Beach in the summer). Travel from your vacation rental -- even if its expansive rooms and modern luxuries may tempt you to conquer the heat in style instead -- and find a collection of slides, tubing rides and pools. Race along Bamboo Shoots and romp through Buccaneer Bay . Let the Paradise Pipeline lead you through countless twists and turns, and dare to challenge the Hurricane, a massive slide that sends you spiraling down an almost 180 degree vertical angle. Ocean Breeze Water Park opens each year in June. Reservations aren't necessary.

Hell's Point Golf Club

Seek the perfect tee at Hell's Point Golf Club. Sports enthusiasts can indulge in the game they adore at this 18 hole course. Formed by the legendary Rees Jones, whose innovative designs shaped America's most popular fairways, this attraction offers almost 7,000 yards of playing opportunities. It's framed by the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and provides stunning views, unique lanes and championship worthy play. It is reliant on high temperatures, however, and is therefore best viewed during the summer (when rain isn't likely to ruin the morning). The Hell's Point Golf Club is semi-private, therefore, tee times must be scheduled in advance.

Neptune's Park

Indulge in symphonies along the sea at Neptune's Park. This unique attraction is shaped in honor of the Roman ocean God, with a statue towering over the sand below. Here guests can experience nightly entertainment -- orchestra sounds, Broadway tributes, comedy performances and beyond -- along a massive stage. All concerts are free and are tucked against the Atlantic. The setting is breathtaking. Neptune's Park is open throughout the summer. While there are ample seating areas, individuals are still encouraged to arrive early to secure the best positions available. Choose vacation properties that are within quick walking distance to ensure success.

The season is to be experienced, and the many things to do in Virginia Beach in the summer allow that experience to be a satisfying one. Choose the destination of sun-worshippers (along with the ease of a rental home) for the perfect holiday.

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