Explore CoVA

One region, many destinations, unlimited experiences. It’s city life and sandy beaches. Great history and the great outdoors. Explore Coastal Virginia.

Chesapeake
Located in the heart of Coastal Virginia, Chesapeake boasts a rich cultural history, scenic natural wonders, delicious dinning and abundant shopping. EXPLORE

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
Whether you are driving north or south, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel allows you to see the mighty surge of the Atlantic Ocean, the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, and the soaring grace of an engineering marvel. EXPLORE

Eastern Shore of Virginia
A 70-mile peninsula with the Atlantic Ocean on one side, and the Chesapeake Bay on the other, the Virginia Eastern Shore is an outdoor paradise for kayakers, boaters, cyclists, nature lovers, anglers, birders and hunters. EXPLORE

Franklin Southampton
Once a railroad and steamboat hub of commerce, the City of Franklin is a laid-back community compared to the larger cities just miles away. EXPLORE

Hampton
Hampton is an extraordinary city in the heart of Coastal Virginia. The 405-year old waterfront settlement is multi-faceted; rich in Civil War history, African American heritage, and abundant shopping and dining options. EXPLORE

Newport News
Newport News’ great location and rich history, which begins shortly after the founding of Jamestown, has shaped the city into what it is today. EXPLORE

Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
The Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) is served by Delta Air Lines and American Airlines with non-stop domestic service to Atlanta, Charlotte and Philadelphia with connections throughout the world. EXPLORE

Norfolk
Nor-fok, or Naw-fok, no matter how you pronounce it, the experience will always be the same: fun, vibrant entertainment and culture, delicious cuisine and 144 miles of shoreline waiting to be explored. EXPLORE

Norfolk International Airport
Norfolk International Airport is the major airport serving southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina. American, Delta, Southwest and United offer convenient daily access to hundreds of cities worldwide. A variety of retail, dining and service amenities are provided to meet travelers’ needs. EXPLORE

Portsmouth
From its antique and specialty stores to its tree-lined streets, Olde Towne Portsmouth is much more than one of the region’s most pleasant places to take a stroll. It’s a history lover’s dream come true. EXPLORE

Smithfield
Visiting Genuine Smithfield, Virginia is like taking a trip to a simpler time when folks greeted one another on the street, and life went by at a slower pace. The town abounds in genuine history, genuine charm and even genuine characters. EXPLORE

Suffolk
If you love small town charm, eco-adventure, performing and visual arts, history, festivals, boutiques, chef-owned restaurants, recreation, golf, guided tours, and peanuts…you’ll love Suffolk, Virginia. EXPLORE

Virginia Beach Virginia
With pristine natural wonders, freshly caught seafood, just-picked local ingredients, a vibrant downtown district and three distinct beach experiences, Virginia Beach provides appeal for all visitors, while consistently ranking it among the country’s best beach destinations. EXPLORE

Williamsburg
The Greater Williamsburg area gives you the freedom to have fun in so many ways from Busch Gardens Williamsburg, the most beautiful theme park in the world, to making a big splash at Water Country USA. EXPLORE