The Best Virginia Beach Attractions for Families

The Best Virginia Beach Attractions for Families

Exploring the fun array of Virginia Beach, VA, attractions for families is an adventure filled with sunshine, ocean views, and memories to cherish forever. Whether you love spending time on sandy shores or engaging in exciting activities, Virginia Beach has something for everyone to enjoy. And when the day comes to an end, Transcendent Stays offers unique Virginia Beach vacation rentals for you to return to and recharge before another day of fun. With our commitment to quality and dedication to guest satisfaction, you can rest assured that your Virginia Beach getaway will be one your family will remember fondly for years to come.

The 5 Best Attractions for Families in Virginia Beach, VA

  1. Virginia Beach Boardwalk: The boardwalk spans three miles and features plenty of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. Beyond the many attractions lining the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, families can enjoy biking, rollerblading, or a delightful stroll while enjoying ocean views. There is a large playground and kids’ park area at the far south end of the boardwalk with nearby restrooms. The smaller park located midway along the boardwalk is also great for quick breaks.
  2. Ocean Breeze Waterpark: Enjoy a fun day with your loved ones and beat the heat at Ocean Breeze Waterpark, featuring exciting water slides, lazy rivers, and kiddie pools.
  3. Virginia Beach Adventure Park: This adventure park offers ziplines and ropes courses suitable for both kids and adults, making it a great family vacation activity.
  4. Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center: This is one of the best Virginia Beach attractions for families and features thousands of marine animals and interactive exhibits for all ages. There is a new addition with plenty of interactive exhibits for children, including an exhibit where children can play the role of a veterinarian or field biologist and observe real-life animal examinations and water quality testing through nearby windows.
  5. Military Aviation Museum: Visit the Military Aviation Museum to see vintage aircraft from World War I and II. Enjoy exhibits, airshows, and biplane rides with your family.

Find Your Ideal Vacation Rental in Virginia Beach, VA

  • The Inn at Old Beach: Enjoy Virginia Beach vacation rentals that seamlessly combine historic charm with modern luxuries. The upstairs loft is a perfect hideaway for kids. Relax after an adventure in the hot tub or the charming “watch tower.” Complimentary breakfast is served on weekends.
  • The Virginia Beach Vibe District: Discover a vibrant community of artists, farmers markets, roasters, restaurants, shops,  museums, and more!
  • Atlantic Park Lofts: Originally built in the 1970s as an apartment building, the Atlantic Park Lofts are now vibrant vacation rentals located in the heart of the Virginia Beach Vibe District.
  • North End Virginia Beach: For a quieter, more serene stay, choose our vacation rentals in North End Virginia Beach. This is a beach neighborhood at the northern tip of the Atlantic Ocean beaches before the coastline turns west into Chesapeake Bay.
  • First Landing State Park: Stay at one of our three properties located less than a mile from the park’s 64th Street entrance to enjoy some of the best outdoor attractions for families in Virginia Beach. 
  • Virginia Beach Boardwalk: Find your ideal vacation rentals near the oceanfront Virginia Beach Boardwalk.
  • South End Virginia Beach: Explore Virginia Beach’s South End home to the 15th Street Pier that’s perfect for ocean views and fishing. Along with fishing, there is a marina with opportunities to go dolphin or whale watching.  

Book an unforgettable family vacation with Transcendent Stays!

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