Fodor's Expert Review Virginia Beach

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The long boardwalk from 2nd to 33rd Street is considered one of the top beach destinations in the country, and past the boardwalk the sand goes on for miles more on both sides. The boardwalk is active with people-watching, food trailers, bicycles, and rollerblading (bikes have their own path). The beach can get crowded and the sand can get hot! Wear your flip-flops, sand is brown. Chair and umbrella rentals are everywhere, as are bikes and family-style bikes that seat four with canopies. The water is wavy, so bring boogie boards! Colorful statues on each block make for fun photography. Summer nights include fireworks and live concerts. A block back, the street is lined with bright shops and entertainment at night on many blocks, from mimes to music to acrobats. The nicest place to hang out, Hilton Resort has rocking chairs, fire pits, live music throughout the day, palm trees, and a view of the famous Neptune Statue. There are numerous public parking lots a block or two back from the... READ MORE

The long boardwalk from 2nd to 33rd Street is considered one of the top beach destinations in the country, and past the boardwalk the sand goes on for miles more on both sides. The boardwalk is active with people-watching, food trailers, bicycles, and rollerblading (bikes have their own path). The beach can get crowded and the sand can get hot! Wear your flip-flops, sand is brown. Chair and umbrella rentals are everywhere, as are bikes and family-style bikes that seat four with canopies. The water is wavy, so bring boogie boards! Colorful statues on each block make for fun photography. Summer nights include fireworks and live concerts. A block back, the street is lined with bright shops and entertainment at night on many blocks, from mimes to music to acrobats. The nicest place to hang out, Hilton Resort has rocking chairs, fire pits, live music throughout the day, palm trees, and a view of the famous Neptune Statue. There are numerous public parking lots a block or two back from the beach. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; toilets. Best for: surfing; swimming; walking.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia  23451, USA

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