Even if you weren’t lucky enough to be born here in a destination ranked number two of “Best Places to Raise a Family,” you can still visit the city which earned a cool second place on the list of Top Ten Places to Discover in the U.S. Round up your student travel group and plan to see for yourselves why a trip to Virginia Beach is at the top of so many bucket lists for senior trips! Hop aboard a whale-watching boat, the perfect way to catch a glimpse of the annual migration of humpback whales to the smorgasbord that is nutrient-rich Chesapeake Bay for their winter retreat.
With the Atlantic Ocean as your neighbor, you know sea life abounds. Virginia Beach is well-known for dolphin cruises and marine adventures. Dolphins are not only one of the most-intelligent creatures on earth, they also put on quite a show throughout the year!
Hike, bike or float your way through pristine Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge or take a run through the 2,270 acres of First Landing State Park. For the slip-and-slide junkies in your group, Ocean Breeze Waterpark offers a monster complex set amidst a Caribbean ambiance guaranteed to feed their fix! Still not tired? Grab your travel partners and Go Kart at Motor World, VA Beach’s premier, action-packed amusement park that tests your competitive mettle Memorial to Labor Day with eight kart tracks, insanely challenging “Shipwreck Golf” courses and two paintball fields! Don’t forget to refuel - kill two birds with one stone! Fabulous casual-to-elegant dining choices located in and out of some of the finest malls and shopping centers around fortify you on any and all adventurous Virginia Beach sprees.