Share |
Print Article
Family Travel Files Ezine Family Vacations Resource  
Virginia: Virginia Beach, Family Reunions and Gatherings Made Easy. Anyone who has planned a family reunion or a get together with siblings and extendVirginia Beach Surrey Bikes Family Travel Filesed family knows that flexibility and options make the difference between success and failure. But the effort is worth the time because  the unique memories and family bonds that are made at family reunions last a lifetime. Balancing the events, activities, options and personalities is no small task but Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau has you covered.

Here's the scoop.
Virginia Beach has the locations, the activities, and the planning staff  willing to create the best family reunion ever. They are ready with
suggested itineraries that range from "It's All About the Grandkids" to "Green Getaway," the perfect rubric for a fun and  easy to plan reunio n is ready to go. We have included a few family-friendly activities below. They know what it takes to make three, maybe four generations happy in one place at one time. While senior family members engage in the customary “remember when” dialog, they know younger family members would rather connect or reconnect with siblings and cousins and live in the moment. It's a blast to see how many noses match, to reminisce about the last reunion and learn how much family has in common. The bonds that are made at family reunions last a lifetime.
 
Rent a 2, 4 or 6-seat surrey
 bicycle.  A peddle along the Boardwalk is definitely a signature activity. Gather the kids and grandkids for a spin ending with a stop for ice cream or an Italian gelato. Have your group participate in a Boardwalk Scavenger Hunt.

Ride the waves.
Take a ride on the Rudee Flippersailing from the Fishing Center at Rudee Inlet. Enjoy the marvelous sea breezes and keep your camera ready for some dolphin action! Bonus points: Each tour is narrated by a trained Virginia Aquarium educator. 

Kayak in the morning.
 The possibilities to enjoy an energizing excursion by kayak include both sea routes and wild spaces. Whether guided or self-guided a kayak tour along the Atlantic coastline or through Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge cannot be beat for making memories.  Call Ocean Rentals Sandbridge offers options and the details may be found on page 30 of the Virginia Beach Tour Planner.

Virginia Beach Naval Fighter Jets Family Travel Files
Jet away. During the summer months small groups and families can visit Naval Air Station Oceana, the military’s most sophisticated jet base, on the daily bus tour offered by the Military Aviation Museum. 
See the fishes, count the birds. Not to be missed is the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, featuring the state's aquatic and marine environments using more than 700,000 gallons of aquariums and live animal habitats. The dual building complex contains more than 350 hands-on exhibits as well as an IMAX® 3D Theater.

Charter a sunset. For evening relaxation, try a smooth sailing dinner cruise aboard the “Virginia’s Jewel,” a charter yacht boat catering to groups large or small.

Make it happen. Check out suggested itineraries for reunions, where an ideal reunion is ready to be enjoyed.

Location on the planet.   Nestled along the southeastern edge of the state where Virginia meets the sea, Virginia Beach is four hours southeast of Washington, D.C. by car, and within a day’s drive or less from one-third of the U.S. population.  Log on to the website and order a free vacation catalog or go paper-free with the online trip planner. To ask a question call toll-free 1-800-VA-BEACH (800-822-3224) or checkout www.visitvirginiabeach.com

 Information provided by Virginia Beach Tourism and images provided by Scott Kamps-Duac. Updated 2014.

 

Share |
RELATED ARTICLES
US: Yogi’s Jellystone Parks and Camping Resorts - Great Places to Camp with Friends and Family.
With summer family vacation time on the radar screen the folks at Jellystone have announced Yogi’s newest family vacation spots - each with a unique personality and all fun, friendly, clean, and service-oriented.
US/Canada: Jellystone Park Camping Resorts, Great Family Vacation Spots – Not for the Ordinary Bear.
Looking to lighten up and laugh a little more? Want to camp out and share s’mores or play laser tag with your kids or better yet introduce your family to Yogi Bear?
US: Southeast, Family Camps - Affordable Summer Family Vacation Fun
Family camp requires no management skills. From exotic up-close animal encounters at Busch Gardens or mother/daughter sailing lessons in North Carolina to space simulations at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville or river rafting at Ace Adventure in West Virginia. Family camps make it easy to be a kid with your kids.
US: Best Family Reunion Destinations Combine Something Old with Something New for Extra Spunk and Fun.
The ideal family reunion location offers a welcoming, family-friendly atmosphere, interesting activities for three generations, great gathering spaces, and planning assistance to make it happen.
US: Mid Atlantic Spring Break Family Vacations with Egg Hunts, Ziplines, and Living History.
From Virginia Beach, and Richmond to Valley Forge, PA and Southern West Virginia there is still time for a great spring break Family vacation fun includes shopping, whale watching, snow tubing, ziplining, hiking, canoeing, and kite flying.

Read More Articles

FAMILY VACATION IDEAS
Reunions and Gatherings - Virginia Beach, VA

When it is easy to plan it probably is going to happen. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Virginia Beach Fun Ways to Learn - Virginia Beach, VA

We offer great travel ideas perfect for a family trip to the beach. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Virginia Beach Teen Spots - Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach vacations make it easy to share space with your teens. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Family Fun in Virginia Beach, VA

Get more out of your beach vacation with off the beach family adventures. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Dolphin Watching Package - Virginia Beach, VA

The dolphins are coming!Bring the whole gang to enjoy a family beach vacation. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Family Vacation Ideas - Virginia Beach, VA

Plan the best family vacation with our attraction and beach package. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Best Western - Springfield, VA

Great value, courteous staff and quality amenities will make family vacation an exceptional one. [Read More]

Comfort Inn Pentagon - Arlington, VA

Free shuttle & free breakfast. Easy access to Washington DC shopping, museums, and attractions. [Read More]

Best Western Plus Inn at Valley View - Roanoke, VA

Lodging in Roanoke at a great rate. [Read More]

Springhill Suites - Alexandria, VA

Stay with us to enjoy Old Town Alexandria’s charming small town feel. [Read More]

Best Western - Wytheville, VA

Escape to the Southern Charm of the Blue Ridge Mountains. [Read More]

Ramada - Wytheville, VA

Discover Wytheville Virginia with the Family. [Read More]

SpringHill Suites - Williamsburg, VA

We offer great packages all year long perfect for a family vacation. [Read More]

Hyatt Dulles at Dulles International Airport - Herndon, VA

Stay with us and enjoy all the entertainment and attractions Northern Virginia has to offer families. [Read More]

Hyatt Regency Crystal City - Arlington, VA

Our convenient location offers views of the airport, river or city. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Hyatt Regency Reston, VA

A great hotel to see all the sights in the DC and Virginia area. [Read More]

DoubleTree by Hilton Dulles Airport - Washington, DC

Swing into action during your travels to DC.Washington DC Travel, Stay & Play Package. [Read More]

Sanctuary Realty - Sandbridge Beach, VA

A family friendly vacation beach community in Virginia’s Outer Banks. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Sandbridge Realty Vacation Rentals - Virginia Beach, VA

Let us help create lasting family memories by staying in one of our special event homes perfect for a wedding, reunion, anniversary or retirement. [Read More]

Related Article Related Article

Comfort Inn Ballston - Arlington, VA

Comfy family vacation space - easy access Washington, DC and family fun. [Read More]

Vienna Wolf Trap Hotel - Vienna, VA

Stay at Vienna Wolf Trap Hotel and get the most out of your Vienna hotel trip. [Read More]

See More Family Vacation Ideas


Use of Travel Communications, Inc., websites constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use.
Site designed and hosted by Tempest Technologies, LLC