Posts Categorized: Outdoor

Adventures at the Adventure Park: Fun for Amateurs & Advanced

  Whether you’re a newb who doesn’t get out much, or an avid outdoorsman, the Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium is the perfect day of fun and challenges.     I’ve been to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center at least a dozen times. I love the serenity of watching the turtles swim or… Read more »

Strawberry Picking in Virginia Beach

    There’s nothing quite like strawberry picking. The warm sun shines on the fields. Reds and greens fill your sight. You find the biggest, juiciest strawberries you’ve ever seen, and fill a bucket or basket. Juice gets all over your hands, but you don’t care. Anticipation for eating the delicious fruit is almost unbearable…. Read more »

Event Highlight: Atlantic Coast Kite Festival 2016

  Looking for something to do this weekend? Come down to the Virginia Beach Boardwalk for a flying good time!     This weekend, kite aficionados, amateur flyers and spectators will “ooh” and “aah” as these colorful contraptions take to the sky! If you’re a pro who wants to go for the Best Kite Contest,… Read more »

My Story from Fort Story in Virginia Beach

  The Cape Henry Lighthouse, the First Landing Cross and more are at Fort Story in Virginia Beach My first visit to the Cape Henry Lighthouse happened when I was six years old. This vague memory includes a lot of stairs ending with a steep ladder. Six-year-old me freaked out and couldn’t make it to… Read more »

LanternAsia at the Norfolk Botanical Garden

  This special showcase of Asian works of art will be leaving soon. Come experience the colorful lantern and light displays.     LanternAsia is a special exhibit that has taken over the Norfolk Botanical Garden this spring. I love attending local events, and this one is definitely worth the cost of admission. LanternAsia has… Read more »

Jump into Nature at the Norfolk Botanical Garden

  If you’re longing for a walk among the trees and flowers while on your Virginia Beach Vacation, come explore the Norfolk Botanical Garden     The Norfolk Botanical Garden is like nowhere else in the Coastal Virginia region. No matter what time of year you come, there is tons to explore, tons to see… Read more »