Life moves quickly. With phone calls to answer, meetings to attend and emails to write, sometimes it seems impossible to put life on hold and get away from it all. The faster the train is moving, however, the more important it is to get off from time to time and explore the world outside the tracks. With over 4,000 acres of parks and national refuges, as well as 194 kilometers of waterways, Virginia Beach offers the perfect opportunity to get away from your desk and get back in touch with Mother Nature.
Miles of hiking, biking and kayaking await you at the state parks located in and around Virginia Beach. Each park, including Back Bay Wildlife Refuge, enhances the natural wonder of an area so diverse in flora and fauna. You’re bound to have a new experience with each visit. Extend your stay in Virginia Beach and work any one of these breathtaking parks into your itinerary. Create your own adventure by foot, tram, bike or boat. You won’t be disappointed.April | June | May | Things to Do