Kid-Friendly Virginia Beach

Things to Do with Kids in Virginia Beach

Here are some of the most popular things to do with kids in Virginia Beach.

Kid-Friendly Activities and Attractions in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is a fantastic destination for a family getaway as it has something to offer the whole family. From the beach to activities away from the boardwalk, the city has plenty to do for any age. Treat the kids to an experience they’re sure to enjoy at these kid-friendly Virginia activities and attractions.

Things to Do with Kids in Virginia Beach

Here are some of the most popular things to do with kids in Virginia Beach.

Play on a Beach Park

Grommet Island Park is a 15,000-square-foot beach park designed for “everyBODY.” Equipped with wheelchair accessible entrances, a sensory board and more, this park is perfect for all children. Here, kids can build a sandcastle, go for a ride on the dolphin sculpture or climb on the jungle gym.

If you’re at Sandbridge Beach, take the kids to Little Island Park. This 122-acre park has plenty of equipment for kids to climb, crawl and slide on.

Enjoy Carnival-Style Amusements

Just off the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, along Atlantic Avenue, kids can enjoy the carnival-style amusements at Atlantic Fun Park. Atlantic Fun Park has 12 midway games as well as family-friendly and adrenaline-pumping rides. Take a ride on the biggest Ferris wheel in Virginia Beach for breathtaking views of the boardwalk, or scream your head off on the Slingshot ride.

Click here to read more about Atlantic Fun Park.

Make a Splash

While the waves at the beach are a great way to cool off and beat the summer heat, there’s another refreshing attraction in Virginia Beach. Ocean Breeze Waterpark, just a few miles away from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, is the only full-scale water park in the area. The park has over 30 water slides and attractions that are perfect for all ages.

Reach New Heights

Glide through the treetops with a visit to The Adventure Park at the Virginia Aquarium. Zipline through the forest canopy or go on a treetop journey on the ropes course. The Adventure Park offers experiences for children of all ages and sizes. The trained instructors make for a safe and fun experience zooming through the sky and climbing to new heights.

Virginia Beach Adventure Park

Play a Round of Mini Golf

Virginia Beach has several fun and challenging mini golf courses to choose from. Enter the jungle and walk through airplanes and submarines at mini golf courses like Jungle Golf and Top Gun Miniature Golf. If the rain gets in your way, visit one of the indoor courses where you can have just as much fun.

Get Up Close with the Wildlife

While in Virginia Beach, you’re sure to see some of its wilder residents. Children of all ages will love meeting the some of Virginia Beach’s native and aquatic wildlife at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. The aquarium features thousands of species and hundreds of hands-on exhibits that are both fun and educational.

Click here to read more about the Virginia Aquarium.

Just south of the aquarium is Hunt Club Farm, Virginia Beach’s only petting farm. Kids will love feeding and petting the chickens, goats, llamas, pigs and more at the petting farm. Hunt Club also has a Birdwalk aviary and offers pony rides.

Click here to read more about Hunt Club Farm.