THINGS TO DO IN COASTAL VIRGINIA

Spooky Season in Coastal Virginia

Spooky Season in Coastal Virginia

If you’re looking for fun ways to celebrate fall in Coastal Virginia, check out our favorite Halloween activities.

Trivia Night in Virginia Beach

Many restaurants and bars in Virginia Beach offer more than just a good meal or a plentiful pint—they offer trivia night!

Windsor Castle Park

A popular park in Smithfield, Virginia, Windsor Castle Park has hiking, biking, kayaking, history, and more!

Fishing in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach might not have waves, but there’s no shortage of saltwater fishing on the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay.

Coastal VA Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are cropping up all around Coastal Virginia. Check out our list of Farmers Markets around Hampton Roads & Tidewater.

FOOD AND DRINK IN COASTAL VIRGINIA

Orange Crush Cocktails

Orange Crush Cocktails

If you’re from Coastal Virginia, then you know all about the orange crush cocktail. The perfect fresh fruit cocktail for a hot…

Virginia Sausage

Virginia Sausage

T.O. Williams, INC Over a century ago, during WWI, T.O. Williams, INC was founded as a retail butcher shop in downtown Portsmouth, Virginia. Walk-in…

Granby Waffle Shop

Granby Waffle Shop

Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch WafflesWandering through the Selden Market in Norfolk, Virginia, you’ll snag a whiff of this beautiful aroma lingering…

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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. Real estate in the area is…

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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!