In Virginia’s largest city, we welcome groups to live the life in a variety of ways — from experiencing the area’s breathtaking natural beauty to enjoying the vibrant arts, culinary and cultural scenes. With so many itineraries and exclusive Live the Life Adventures designed specifically for groups, you’re practically guaranteed to have a seamless visit to this in-demand destination. Whether you’re planning a student trip, family reunion or leisure group getaway, Virginia Beach is a top choice for tour planners.
On the Water Exploration
Some of the most popular Live the Life Adventures are for groups that love fresh air and natural splendor. Here where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay converge, visitors can enjoy spectacular stretches of golden sand beaches for swimming, suntanning and shelling galore. And for kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddling, there’s no shortage of incredible inland spots, like First Landing State Park (locally known as “the Narrows”) and Back Bay Wildlife Refuge. No matter which waterway you choose, Virginia Beach’s abundant wildlife, sunny skies and spectacular vistas will be ready and waiting to greet your group.
Museums and Cultural Experiences
Immerse your group in the rich history and vibrant culture of Virginia Beach by visiting the city’s museums and cultural sites. From the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art to the Military Aviation Museum to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, there are plenty of opportunities to learn and be inspired. Perfect for school trips and history-buff families alike, these cultural and educational Live the Life Adventures are sure to please.
Whale and Dolphin Watching
Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of marine life with a winter whale watching tour or year-round dolphin watching tour in Virginia Beach. Hop aboard a boat and head out on the water, where your group will have the chance to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
Give back to the planet on an eco-friendly Live the Life Adventure in Pungo, a rural area of Virginia Beach known for its agricultural heritage and commitment to sustainability. Explore local farms, orchards and wineries, while also learning about the importance of sustainable farming practices. Your group can even take part in hands-on agritourism experiences, like picking fresh fruits and vegetables or enjoying farm-to-table group dining in the picturesque Virginia countryside.
Seafood-Focused Group Dining
After your daily adventures come to a close, there’s nothing like an amazing group dining event to wrap up the day. And if there’s one cuisine you simply have to eat in Virginia Beach, it’s seafood. From oysters to crabs, the freshest finds are reeled in each morning in the Chesapeake Bay before making it onto restaurant plates. Enjoy comfort food favorites at casual waterfront eateries, upscale plates at white tablecloth-level restaurants and everything in between. It’s safe to say that there are incredible dining options for every group size and occasion in sunny Virginia Beach!