Things to Do this Spring Break in Virginia Beach

Spend Your Spring Break in Virginia Beach

Spring Break is the perfect time of year for all ages to visit Virginia Beach. Whether you’re a family with children, a group of teenagers or young adults, this coastal destination has something for every interest. You’ll find countless things to do during your spring break vacation in Virginia Beach.

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Things to Do this Spring Break in Virginia Beach

Here are some of our suggestions on things to do during spring break in Virginia Beach.

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Attend a Local Festival and Event

From late February to mid-April, Virginia Beach has plenty of events. There’s sure to be something happening during your spring break vacation. Mark your calendar for one of the food festivals, arts and crafts shows, races and more.

Also, check out which national artist or band is coming to perform at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater. Virginia Beach’s outdoor concert venue is the perfect place to hear your favorite performer live.

Spend the Day at a State Park

Everyone knows that Virginia Beach is famous for its sandy coastline, but did you know that the city offers plenty of outdoor activities away from the beach? Visit one of the local state parks for hiking, biking, kayaking and more. First Landing State Park, False Cape State Park and Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge are also perfect destinations for some fun in the great outdoors.

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Cast a Line for Flounder

Virginia Beach is an angler’s paradise year-round. However, spring is when flounder start biting again. Head to a dock along the Chesapeake Bay, or one on the Oceanfront or Sandbridge, where you can reel in one of the more than 300 species of fish that call these waters their home.

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Have a Meal Outside

When the weather warms up, you’ll want to spend as much time as possible outside. Virginia Beach has a number of restaurants with outdoor patio seating and several that are right on the water. Enjoy the fresh seafood catch of the day while overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or Chesapeake Bay.

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Toast to Your Spring Break

Spring breakers age 21 and older will love having a beer, wine or cocktail at one of Virginia Beach’s local bars, breweries or wine bars. Many of these locations have outdoor seating so you can enjoy your drink in the sunshine.

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5 Tips for Planning Spring Break in Virginia Beach

Plan the Best Spring Break in Virginia Beach

The cold temperatures may not have you thinking of taking a trip to the beach, but before you know it, it will be spring break. Virginia Beach is a popular destination for spring breakers of all ages and interests. As you start planning your spring break getaway to Virginia Beach, here are a few tips to keep in mind.

5 Tips for Planning Spring Break in Virginia Beach

Here are five tips for planning the best spring break in Virginia Beach.

1.    Book Early to Find the Best Deals

Booking your trip to Virginia Beach early gives you access to early booking offers and deals. Hotels and airlines typically offer discounts when you make your bookings in the off-season. This is a time of year when demand is lower. As demand increases, so do the prices of hotels and airfare.

You’ll have your pick of Virginia Beach accommodations when you book in advance. Whether you want to stay right along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk or a vacation rental at Sandbridge Beach, the options will be virtually endless.

You can also be on the lookout for coupons from your favorite activities, attractions, restaurants, shops and more on daily deal websites.

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2.    Make a Spring Break Bucket List

After you’ve figured out your spring break destination, start planning the Virginia Beach activities and attractions you want to experience. From the beach and boardwalk to inland dining, shopping and entertainment, Virginia Beach has so much to offer. Once you’ve figured out what you want to do, it will be easier to start budgeting for your trip.

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3.    Plan Your Budget

As soon as you figure out where you’re going and what you want to do, start saving your money. When you budget for a vacation, you have to keep in mind all of your expenses, including accommodations, transportation, meals and activities. Plan out how much you want to spend on each and try not to go over that budget while you’re on vacation.

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4.    Get to Know the Area Beforehand

Before you visit Virginia Beach, learn more about the area. Virginia Beach has so much more to offer than just the beach and boardwalk. Visit the local breweries, restaurants and fun outdoor bars. Inland Virginia Beach has plenty of family-friendly activities and attractions for all ages.

Virginia Beach is made up of several districts and areas that each offer a different type of experience. Venture out and you may just discover something new during your trip to Virginia Beach.

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5.    Utilize the Virginia Beach Visitors Guide

When you arrive to Virginia Beach, be sure to pick up a Virginia Beach Visitors Guide. Inside, you’ll find information on activities and attractions, as well as restaurants, shopping, watersports and more. There are also plenty of coupons towards some of the area’s most popular businesses.

Before you leave, browse the VirginiaBeach.guide and download the Virginia Beach Visitors Guide app for even more travel tips, recommendations, coupons and more.