Virginia Beach, VA is the perfect Spring Break destination whether you are a family looking for warm sandy beaches and fascinating attractions, or a college student looking to celebrate the almost-end of the school year amongst friends, the sand, and the waves.
This is what the Virginia Beach oceanfront looks like in the spring.
It's chilly, but that doesn't keep the toes from testing the water!
While the 28 miles of golden sandy beaches is reason enough to celebrate Spring Break in Virginia Beach, there are also a large array of attractions and events going on all the time beginning in the spring. With such a large beach, this city offers the perfect balance of quiet serenity and swarming merriment for whatever kind of stay you are looking for! Whatever your budget or choice of accommodations, Virginia Beach, VA has hundreds of hotels and motels to choose from; campgrounds for those who like to bring along their own RV or “rough it” in a tent; and bed & breakfasts for those looking for a quiet getaway.
Of course you know you're going to want to swim while on spring break, so why not book a hotel with an indoor pool?
Or you could brave the cold waters and hang loose (in a wet suit!) with this dude...
Notice how he's the only one!
The Virginia Beach Oceanfront offers plenty of entertainment on its own during every season! From the soft sand to the fishing pier, arcades, and ice-cream parlors that give it that nostalgic vacation feel. With countless restaurants that serve all types of fare, from amazing seafood to Italian and fast food, you and your family are sure to find something to please every palate. Take advantage of the fabulous beachfront restaurants and turn your meal into a culinary adventure.
The oceanfront affords many activities that will make your Spring Break in Virginia Beach eventful. Take a bike, buggy or rollerblade down the boardwalk. Have a volleyball competition, parasail, or ride the oceanfront rides at Virginia Beach Amusement Park.
Don’t feel like doing the beach thing? No problem.
Virginia Beach, VA has tons of attractions that don’t involve getting sand in your britches!
Visit the Harbor Seals and Loggerhead Turtles at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center or the African elephants and lions at the Virginia Zoo in the neighboring city of Norfolk, VA.
Is there a young skateboarder in your crowd? At Mount Trashmore Park (the country’s first landfill park), they can practice their skills on the 24,000-square-foot skateboard center.
If your child is not quite at the skateboarding age, but still likes to have fun (and which child doesn't?), you'll want to bring them to one of the beach playgrounds at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront!
Grommet Island - Located at 1st Street on the VA Beach Boardwalk.
Grommet Island is a 100% handicap accessible playground.
31st Street Beach Playground - Behind King Neptune
This is Hillier Ignite's Fitness Park located on the beach! This is a fun "playground" for young adults and older.
It may be Spring Break, but there is no reason why you still can’t learn something! Bay National Wildlife Refuge, a 9,000-acre area of protected land on the coastline affords an educational experience through its different geographical features. Hike, bike, or walk through marshlands, woodlands, and beaches!
Guided kayak tours and dolphin trips are available at First Landing in Virginia Beach and offer an outdoor adventure your family will never forget.
Do you like to fish? The easy access to many types of fishing make Virginia Beach a premier fishing destination. A sea of diverse fish await, from bluefish to tuna and marlin. Cast off at the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier, charter a boat for some deep-sea fishing, or fly-fish from a kayak.
Golfers can enjoy the outdoors and are sure to find a course to fit their level and taste. Try Hell’s Point Golf Club or midnight mini-golf at Jungle Golf!
If the hopping night life is what it’s all about for you, Virginia Beach is the scene for you and your friends! Whether you want to dance the night away at a club, sip cocktails to the blues, enjoy the dueling of a couple of grand pianos, or spend some laughs at a comedy club, the party scene in Virginia Beach, VA is unbeatable.
Walk the strip and experience all that Virginia Beach has to offer!