10 Can’t Miss Sites and Attractions in Virginia Beach

10 Can’t Miss Sites and Attractions in Virginia Beach

If you are looking for a fun vacation destination that’s close to everything, yet far enough away to still feel like a vacation, Virginia Beach is a great choice. Even though it’s a water-based resort town as its name implies, Virginia Beach enjoys a mild climate year round. Winter temperatures rarely dip below sixty degrees, which means there is no real bad time of the year to visit. Virginia Beach is full of wonderful attractions and points of interest that offer something for everyone. In this article, we’re going to highlight ten of the very best of those attractions and provide you a bit of information about each one.

1. King Neptune Statue

The King Neptune Statue is an amazing 34 feet tall bronze statue depicting the Neptune – God of the Sea. He stands guard at the foot of the ocean, guarding the city and all who visit her shores and was created to pay homage to the importance of the sea in the development of the city. The King Neptune Statue is located at the entrance of Neptune Park.

King Neptune Statue

2. Old Cape Henry Lighthouse

The Old Cape Henry Lighthouse was built in 1772 and guided ships into Chesapeake Bay for over 100 years. The lighthouse is no longer in service, but you can climb the steps up to the top and tour the grounds at your leisure.

Old Cape Henry Lighthouse
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