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Discover why Coastal Virginia is the go-to for everyone who loves everything from hiking to biking to captivating concerts and eclectic eats. Travel our miles of waterways or explore our rich historic heritage. Whether you're indoorsy or outdoorsy, Coastal Virginia is a retreat you can’t beat. A great time is closer than you think. Centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic, once you arrive, you’re never more than an hour from beaches, boutiques, fantastic eateries and historic sites, and main streets.


Bring your appetite

Bring your appetite

Eat your way across Coastal Virginia. From fresh seafood and fine dining to food trucks and local joints, our eats can’t be beat. Plus, with so many breweries, wineries and distilleries, there’s something to please every palate.

Food & Beverage

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From family-friendly vacations to adrenaline-pumping excursions, there’s no better place to enjoy the outdoors than Coastal Virginia. We’ve got miles of beaches, waterways, and hiking and biking trails, to explore. Plus there’s plenty of gorgeous campgrounds to pitch a tent or rent a cabin.

Great Outdoors

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A scenic view of Williamsburg outdoors with lush greenery, a river, and people enjoying outdoor activities.
Eastern Shore Great Outdoors
Virginia Beach Great Outdoors

Back in time

Travel Back
in time

Coastal Virginia is home to some significant American history. You can visit battle sites and museums from the Revolution. Plus, people of all ages enjoy Historic Fort Monroe, and historic Yorktown where history comes alive through dynamic gallery exhibits, film and outdoor living-history.


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Chesapeake History
Hampton History
Yorktown History

Sights and Sounds of every kind

Sights and
Sounds of
every kind

Coastal Virginia is so much more than beautiful waterways. There’s a vibrant art scene, plus lots of concerts, music festivals, and live theatrical performances. Plus, our pubs and restaurants are full of live bands. Take in our funky street art or sign up for one of our many creative workshops. We’re a cultural treasure trove.

Arts & Culture

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Norfolk Arts Culture and Culture Scene
Coastal Virginia's Arts and Culture Scene
Coastal Virginia's Arts and Culture Scene

See All the coast
has to boast

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Coastal Virginia Tourism Alliance

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