Experience Virginia in one of our rental cars
According to Virginia's tourism slogan, "Virginia is for lovers", but when you 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, catch a movie at The Byrd, a historic theatre that's been around since 1928! Afterwards you can 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 your suits and sunscreen, and spend the day relishing in the sweet Virginia sunshine, while the kids play in the sand and surf the waves! The beach is an optimal point of tourism for the city,but there's also plenty to do beyond the sand. Prefer to spend the day dry? Take a drive to the Viginia Aquarium where you can see sea creatures you were swimming with, up close. Or get a first class view of the Atlantic from the Cape Henry Light, a main stay on the coast since 1792. WilliamsburgHead 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. if you’re looking to cool off in the heat of summer, Water Country USA is a great place to do so, with a variety of water rides the whole family can enjoy! If you prefer to get lost in the past, get a glimpse of what it was like to live in colonial America with a visit to Historic Jamestowne, the site of the first permanent English settlement in America. You could also add a trip to the Governor's Palace to your list, where you’ll be sure to experience the grandeur of the royal government in Virginia, right before its collapse during the Revolution.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.