Econo Lodge Oceanfront
2109 Atlantic Ave.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Phone: (757) 428-2403
Fax: (757) 422-2530
Spread across an area of 2888 acres, First Landing State Park is a regularly visited destination that entices visitors with its tranquil airs. The park features a recreational space, picnic area and facilities for swimming, boating and fishing. Besides this, the park is also a frequent destination for hikers and bikers. There is a huge campground on-site where cabin rental facilities and modern amenities are available. The First Landing State Park plays host to various local events on a regular basis.
Zoom around on the wheels as you get an adrenaline rush at the Skate High. The place is a skating club that hosts events which are very exciting to watch. If you are a fresher and scared to try your skills, sign up for a lesson and the professionals will teach you the basic know-how. To know more about the place, check the website.
Lynnhaven Golf Park is a mini golf course located in Virginia Beach. The golf premises are also available for private parties and events.
The Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge is a freshwater refuge located in Virginia Beach, right on the Atlantic coast. The refuge provides a place for migratory birds to feed and rest during their long, seasonal journeys. Because of this, Back Bay is a bird-watcher's paradise. With over 9000 acres, there is more wildlife to be spotted than just birds, so grab your binoculars and head down for a day in the great outdoors.
The Lake Wright Golf Course is a par-70, 18-hole course that opened in 1966. Designed by Al Jamison, the course covers more than 6,000 yards, and has a rating of 69.3.
The Norfolk Botanical Gardens offer many different signature and theme gardens for guests to stroll around, such as the Virginia Native Plant Garden, the Bristow Butterfly Garden and the Enchanted Forest. In addition to the numerous beautiful gardens, the Norfolk Botanical Gardens also put on special events and exhibits. Among these are bike nights, sculpture exhibits and guided tours of the gardens.
The False Cape State Park is named after the on-site False Cape and is located between Back Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. At this state park, you can indulge in kayaking, camping, hiking, biking and similar other activities. There is no vehicular access to the park, so campers and adventurers will have to hoof it or boat in.
The Chesapeake Arboretum was founded in 1996 and consists of 47 acres. In addition to the mature forest the arboretum comprises, there are also ample trails and demonstration gardens. The arboretum contains about three and a half total miles of trails that pass through all the different parts of the park.
Kayak Nature Tours host a great range of water-based tours around Virginia. Intrepid adventurers can get up close to dolphins, or see ospreys and bald eagles in the peaceful surrounds of First Landing State Park. You can choose between single kayaks or two-person kayaks and whilst the trips are seasonal, there is a trip available for most times of the year. Kayaks are also available for individual hire if you fancy exploring the waterways of Virginia independently. Call for more details.
The Virginia Zoo has been collecting animals since the beginning of the 20th Century. The zoo houses animals from all over the world, from domestic farm animals to Siberian tigers and white rhinos. In addition to animals, the zoo simultaneously houses a large horticultural collection as well. The zoo can also host birthday parties and other private events, as well as zoo camps, Girl and Cub Scout programs and family programs.
This extremely popular tourist walk takes visitors through some of Norfolk's most significant heritage sites. Visitors can experience over 400 years worth of history. Sights include the 1673 Half Moone Fort and the stately St Paul's Church. It's a leisurely, fascinating way to see the best of Norfolk's rich history. Call for more details.
The American Rover Tall Ship Cruises offer visitors a unique way to tour the Hampton Roads harbor. Easily visible with its distinctive red sails, tours leave daily, rain or shine, from their dock by Town Point Park. Each tour is narrated and passengers can participate in the ship's operation. See their website for tour times and ticket prices.