Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk, Virginia is easily one of the best places to visit in Virginia! Located along…

18 Places to Visit and Things to do in Suffolk, Virginia

18 Places to Visit and Things to do in Suffolk, Virginia

Suffolk is a historic city in Virginia that is rich in culture and things to…

Trivia Night in Virginia Beach

Trivia Night in Virginia Beach

20 Trivia Night Options in VB Many restaurants and bars in Virginia Beach offer more…

Coastal VA Farmers Markets

Coastal VA Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are cropping up all around Coastal Virginia. From small towns to city centers…

THINGS TO DO IN COASTAL VIRGINIA

Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

Visiting Norfolk, Virginia and looking for things to do and places to visit? We’ve got you covered. Check out our favorite things to do in Norfolk.

18 Places to Visit and Things to do in Suffolk, Virginia

Founded in 1742, Suffolk is home to various historic sites and buildings, numerous parks and recreation areas, and a quaint downtown area. 

Five Fun Things to Do in Chesapeake, VA When Visiting

There’s something about Chesapeake that’s uniquely Virginian. Rolling fields, deepwater canals, and wide open spaces make it one of Coastal Virginia’s most charming towns.

Day Trip: Visiting Smithfield, Virginia

Looking to visit Smithfield, Virginia? Perhaps a day trip? Check out this list of things to do and places to visit in Smithfield.

3 Great Hikes in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach has many beautiful hiking trails, and with views of the Atlantic, Chesapeake Bay, and Lynnhaven River. Here are our favorites!

FOOD AND DRINK IN COASTAL VIRGINIA

10 Highly Rated Fine Dining Restaurants in Norfolk, VA

10 Highly Rated Fine Dining Restaurants in Norfolk, VA

Highest-rated fine dining restaurants in Norfolk, according to Tripadvisor With the advent of Big Data, it’s now easier than ever…

Unique Fast Food Chains in Coastal Virginia

Unique Fast Food Chains in Coastal Virginia

Big fast food chains blanket the entire United States. Scattered across highways and street corners, these restaurants pull in more…

Coastal Virginia On Tap

Coastal Virginia On Tap

The Virginia craft beer scene is booming. With more than 200 craft breweries open around the Commonwealth, it can be…

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Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

Things to Do in Norfolk, VA

Norfolk, Virginia is easily one of the best places to visit in Virginia! Located along the Elizabeth River, Norfolk is filled with history, museums, art, dining, breweries, and many other…

Spooky Things to Do in Virginia Beach + Local Events

Spooky Things to Do in Virginia Beach + Local Events

As the temperatures drop and pumpkin spice comes back into season, Halloween comes knocking at the door with thrills and chills. While you might not think of Virginia Beach as…

Get Out of Debt: Straightforward Ways to Crush Debt

Get Out of Debt: Straightforward Ways to Crush Debt

Financial freedom might seem out of reach while staring up at a mountain of debt, but no one appears at the top of Mt. Everest. You get there one step…

10 Life Goals to Set and How to Achieve Them

10 Life Goals to Set and How to Achieve Them

Nowadays, society is all about achieving and succeeding. As a result, there’s tons of pressure to accomplish life goals, big and small, in everything from finances to personal growth. Amid…

Frugal Living: 53 Tips to Inspire and Get You Started

Frugal Living: 53 Tips to Inspire and Get You Started

For some of us, frugality comes naturally. But for others, frugal living conjures up images of a miserly, meager existence. No wonder so many tune out when the topic of…

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Welcome! Explore Coastal Virginia is a local lifestyle and travel website designed to help you discover new and local things to do and see in the region.

From the unspoiled shores of the Chesapeake Bay to the thrilling nightlife of our city centers, we’re eager to share our corner of the Commonwealth with you.

Follow our journey as we explore, taste, sip, and play our way through Coastal Virginia!