Experience Virginia in one of our rental cars
According to Virginia's tourism slogan, "Virginia is for lovers", but when you get a Virginia rental car and check out this vast state, you'll also find that Virginia is a great place to take a family vacation. With Washington D.C. on its border and mountain ranges to the West, Virginia is a place for history buffs and adventure-seekers alike. With four distinct seasons, Virginia can be explored all year round, so pack your bags and start planning your vacation today.
Norfolk is a modern port city nestled where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. You’ll to see the vibrancy, fun and adventure that radiates throughout the city. History, heritage and fun are the most important things to discover while you're here.
Take the family to play on the local beaches or on a cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk. While near the water, tour the Battleship Wisconsin, one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy. Finish the trip with dinner at Vintage Kitchen, which is accompanied by views of the Elizabeth River.
As the Capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, this city is full of history. While in Richmond, see Colonial Downs racetrack for a horse race and walk around River District, where trendy eateries occupy century-old warehouses.
For kid friendly activities, take the family to Ashland Berry Farm. It's a working family-owned farm, which will give the kids insight to rural living. For shopping, head to Carytown, a nine-block stretch that has unique shops and locally-owned restaurants.
The last part of your trip is all about relaxing. Get a Virginia Beach rental car to navigate the rest of your journey. Even though the beach is an optimal point of tourism for the city, there's also plenty to do beyond the beach.
Head to Busch Gardens for lots of amusement rides and kid-friendly fun, or visit the First Landing Cross, which was marked by famous pioneer John Smith and his crew. If you want to explore the beaches, some great local options are Chesapeake Bay Beach and Sandburg Beach.