Virginia Beach is a record-breaking destination.
It is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as hosting the longest pleasure beach in the world. Virginia's shoreline is also home to notable beaches like Kiptopeke State Park or Cape Charles Beach where you can meet migrating birds near the shallow waters.
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A huge dose of scuba diving, yachting, water-skiing, windsurfing, jet-skiing and parasailing are not all that sandy shore of Virginia Beach may offer. The most significant tourist draw is the Boardwalk packed with restaurants, cafes and beachfront hotels. It is dominated by The King Neptune statue - a masterpiece by architect Paul DiPasquale – stands 34 feet high. Other attractions include;
- The Cape Henry Lighthouse, the first lighthouse built by the federal government
- Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, the most-visited aquarium in the nation
- Mount Trashmore, world famous park that covers 165 acres of green land
- First Landing Cross, a location for first English settlers in 1607
You can find this adventure land with striking attractions at the Atlantic coastline at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The city occupies a total area of 497sqmiles and is home to 1,576,370 residents that complete the ethnic makeup of the city.
Locals are usually very friendly with tourists, who contribute to a large share of Virginia Beach's economy. But this resort wasn't always fueled by tourism, once it was a small settlement on Lynnhaven Bay in 1621. It gained the first feel of a city in 1906 and since then has been established as an influential city in the region.
Today, Virginia Beach holds firmly onto its beach reputation thanks to mild climate year-round. Tourists flock there for lazy days on the beach and aquatic activities like fishing, whale watching, and dolphins watching all enhance a true beach experience in Virginia Beach. Pack your swimming costume and a beach towel and start your trip to Virginia Beach with Booked.net.