August 2nd – August 12th, 2012

There is no shortage of things to do and places to go in Virginia.
Here you will find just a few of all the exciting attractions Virginia has to offer.

+ Historic Sites/Museums:

Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America’s largest outdoor history museum
Virginia War Museum - Outstanding collections of personal artifacts, weapons, vehicles, uniforms, posters and much more trace the development of the U.S. military from 1775 through the present.
Virginia Living Museum - Combining the elements of a native wildlife park, science museum, aquarium, botanical preserve and planetarium.
U.S. Army Transportation Museum - Museum dedicated to depicting the history of Army Transportation featuring a 50,000 square foot main building and four outdoor parks
Virginia Air & Space Center - Birthplace of America’s space program and the official visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center
Hampton History Museum - Experience four centuries of national history and view how Hampton evolved as “America’s Gateway” from Native American days to the Space Age.
Jewish Museum & Cultural Center - Houses artifacts and exhibits that reflect the history of the Hampton Roads Jewish community
Children’s Museum of Virginia - 2,000 sq. ft. of fun, interactive, hands-on things to keep kids busy
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum
Naval Station Norfolk - Largest naval base in the world
Arlington National Cemetery

+ Parks & Zoos

Busch Gardens & Water Country USA - An action-packed European-themed adventure park boasting more than 350 acres of fun-filled world exploration and a state of the art water park
Great Wolf Lodge - A 67,000-sq. ft. indoor entertainment area featuring its own gigantic water park
Go Karts Plus - Go-Karting, Mini golf, bumper cars, Kiddie Land, arcade, picnic pavilions and more
Peninsula SPCA Exotic Sanctuary & Petting Zoo - Populated with goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, and other animals that are wonderful with children. The exotic animal area houses leopards, mountain lions, jaguars, bald eagles, Canadian lynx, foxes, otters, and more.
Virginia Zoo - Exhibits more than 400 animals on 53 beautifully landscaped acres
Virginia Aquarium - Hundreds of hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, marshlands and a 3D Imax theater.

+ Outdoor & Sports:

Virginia Living Museum - Home to more than 250 different species of wildlife native to Virginia
Newport News Park - Features a 5-star archery range, disc golf course, golf
course, horse show arena with a stage, a ropes and initiative course, 30-miles of hiking trails, 5-mile mountain bike trail and 5.3- mile bike way
Yorktown Stables - Offers horseback riding lessons, guided trail rides and pony rides
Sandy Bottom Nature Park - Features two lakes, wetlands areas, trails for hiking and biking, fishing, non-motorized boating, picnic areas, children’s playground, a camp ground and a beautiful nature center
Kayaking and Canoeing in Hampton - Guided paddling tours of Hampton’s
water ways
Jet Skiing & Dolphin Tours in Virginia Beach - Great White Water Sports launches directly from the crisp sand into the breathtaking scenic waters of the Chesapeake Bay 757.450.4096 or 757.339.9770
The Natural Bridge - A unique collection of natural wonder framed by the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains that has many things to do such as Caverns, Nature Trail, Native American Village, Toy museum, Wax museum and more