Things to Do: January

Pig out & feel good about it – beginning Friday!

Our 4th Annual Restaurant Week in Smithfield & Isle of Wight County begins THIS FRIDAY, January 27th and runs through Saturday, February 4th. Participating restaurants will offer a reduced price lunch ($10) and dinner ($20) menu. This amazing price includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. (Beverage, tax and tip are not included.) Join us throughout the eight days of Restaurant at one of your favorite Smithfield restaurants, or try a new one. With these

Pig out and feel good about it!

SAVE THE DATES! Join us for our 4thd Annual Restaurant Week in Smithfield & Isle of Wight County when participating restaurants will offer a reduced price lunch ($10) and dinner ($20) menu. The price includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert. Beverage, tax and tip are not included. Several of our shops will also be offering discounts and specials during Restaurant Week. Visit your favorite participating shops and/or restaurants (or try a new one!) between

Experience an Energy Like No Other at Virginia Beach’s Rudee Inlet

Aquatic adventure is the name of the game when you visit Rudee Inlet, just south of the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The laid-back neighborhood harbor is a favorite of our locals and, trust us, they know how to have a good time. From jet skis to paddle boards, the marinas of Rudee Inlet have what you need to take your vacation to the next level. Come and parasail high above the water for a view that will take

Get Out on the Town in Virginia Beach

In Virginia Beach, it can be a tall order to pull yourself away from the sand and surf but a night (or day) on the town might be exactly what your vacation needs. Whether you want to get dressed up and enjoy a glass of Merlot indulge your inner shopaholic, you will find what you are looking for at Town Center of Virginia Beach and Pembroke Mall. Just a quick drive from the boardwalk,

Virginia Beach Brewery Tours Will Cure What Ales You

In Virginia Beach, the beer flows like the mighty Lynnhaven River, no matter the season. Like the transition of the leaves and the shifts in temperature, each new season provides ample opportunity to explore new varieties of beer at one of our many local breweries. From stouts and porters, to IPAs and Lagers, stop in to one of our many breweries for a sampler of them all! With so many wonderful breweries from which

Lighting the Way for Your Virginia Beach Adventure

Begin your visit to Coastal Virginia in the same place the settlers began theirs, and experience Virginia Beach history firsthand. Where the Chesapeake Bay meets the Atlantic marks the spot where John Smith and his crew first stepped foot on American sand before moving inland to establish the settlement of Jamestown. Today, in addition to prime sunset viewing, the original landing site is home to the First Landing Cross and the first federally-funded construction

Whale watching in Virginia Beach is more exciting than ever

When there’s a chill in the air, there just might be a thrill in the water. As great Atlantic cetaceans make their yearly migrations, they can be seen just off our coast – and often lingering to take advantage of our food-rich waters. Every winter, the promise of a sighting makes for some sweet anticipation, and recently the whales have been playing to satisfied onlookers. Set sail with one of the boat trip operators

Virginia Beach is Easy on the Wallet

No matter the time of year, Virginia Beach is always cooking up ways to help you get more bang for your buck. There is always a wealth of activities that are easy on the budget – from exploring the  parks and wildlife to lounging on the sun drenched beaches. Check out our free and almost free adventures and “Live the Life” for less. Enjoy the Beaches With 14 miles of open, public beaches –

Restaurant Week in Smithfield (Jan 29-Feb 6)

Taking place the last weekend of January through the first week of February, Smithfield’s annual Restaurant Week offers diners an opportunity to truly savor our small-town charm AND take advantage of a great price on special Restaurant Week lunch and dinner menu options. Visit the Restaurant Week page of the Genuine Smithfield website for dates and details.