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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Aquarium
“The VA Aquarium has a wide selection of Marine life. They host many exhibits that allow you to interact with the animals and their keepers. Or go on a whale/dolphin watching boat ride. If you have a thrill for heights and swinging be sure to check out their Ziplining (Ages 5 and up)”
  • 67 locals recommend
Park
“Scenic park full of wildlife and beautiful cypress trees. Great place to take a hike or go kayaking. ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful gardens throughout and a wonderful butterfly exhibit to catch a glispse of monarch butterflies.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Spending the day at the Oceanfront? Waterman's is the perfect choice! Local seafood dishes and other gourmet delights served in a semi-casual environment. Visit their gift shop and enjoy the live music Friday's and weekends!. This location is about 5.5 miles from our space. Give it a try!”
  • 67 locals recommend
Water Park
“During the summer they host movie nights. Watch a move while floating or swimming. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Small but vibrant art collection and special events. Great for a rainy day.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Have a blast while climbing and zip lining through 15 different trails and 21 zip lines. Perfect for all ages.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“The outlets are relatively new to our area, before they opened we had to travel to Williamsburg to find good deals. They opened in 2018 and have been slammed busy ever since. Lots of amazing shops and some great food options, a fun way to spend a day. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Beach
“40 block boardwalk with bike path on the side, Blocks and blocks of food and entertainment”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“Enjoy miles of walking/biking trails. Nature walks. End up at the narrows where you can take a swim. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“You can shop, grab a bite to eat, or catch a movie. Surrounded by other restaurants and nail spas. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Restaurant/bar on the water, has indoor and outdoor seating and a tiki bar on the beach. Live music at night on most weekends”
  • 42 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cool brunch spot, cheap food and drinks. The sweet potato pancakes are delicious. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“Just up the street from Flamingo Cottage. A fun local landmark to visit. Climb to the top of the lighthouse and take in the view!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Hotel
“Indoor bays where you can play tons of different golf-like games with great food and drinks”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Write on the boardwalk. You can listen to the 31st street stage live music sitting outside next to fire pits. ”
  • 41 locals recommend