Walking Virginia Beach  by Katherine Jackson

Walking Virginia Beach Guide Book

by Katherine Jackson (Falcon Guides)
Walking Virginia Beach  by Katherine Jackson
With 38 miles of coastline, a beachfront boardwalk, three wildlife refuges, and more than 200 parks, Virginia Beach, VA offers plenty to explore on foot. This comprehensive yet compact guidebook will take you to the best the resort has to offer - whether it's history, seafood, or scenic splendor that intrigues you. Walks in nearby Jamestown, Norfold, Hampton, and Williamsburg are also featured.

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Trails from the "Walking Virginia Beach" Guide Book
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Depending on the season, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge can be a bird watcher’s paradise. Nearly 300 species of birds have been observed around the beaches, bays, and marshes of the refuge. Situate ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 1
First Landing/Seashore State Park is an ecological jewel in the midst of the heavily populated northern part of Virginia Beach. Almost 20 miles of trails wind through 2,800 acres of maritime forest, b ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
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After walking through the marshes on the Back Bay walk, you may explore the beaches, dunes, shrub lands, and marshes that lie between the bay and the ocean. The refuge staff manages a series of impoun ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 6.5
The Broad Bay walk takes you on several trails that provide an extensive view of the natural amenities of the park—from its untouched cypress swamps to its forested dunes and the shores of Broad Bay. ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 6
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This walk leads you through the streets of the colonial capital. You will see where early Americans lived, shopped, worshipped, and enacted laws to govern the English colony and later the American sta ...
Williamsburg, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.5
Smack in the middle of the most populated area of the city, this walk through the woods and along the eastern branch of the Elizabeth River will introduce you to a rich ecosystem brimming with freshwa ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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When the resort town of Virginia Beach merged with Princess Anne County in 1963 to become the City of Virginia Beach, this part of Princess Anne County became the geographic center of the city. Althou ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
Named for a son of King James of England, Cape Henry has become known as the site of the “first landing” of English settlers in the New World. Those settlers went on to found the first permanent Engli ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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In addition to the first Christmas celebration, Hampton claims many other firsts: It is the oldest English-speaking U.S. settlement still in existence, the first town in the United States to offer fre ...
Hampton, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.5
The Thoroughgood neighborhood, which grew up around the Adam Thoroughgood House, is one of the most desirable in the city. Like Adam Thoroughgood, modern residents value their waterfront property. T ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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The first representative legislative assembly in North America met in Jamestown 12 years after the town was founded. Jamestown remained the colonial capital until 1698, when a fire burned the statehou ...
Jamestown, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 1.25
Mount Trashmore Park was the first landfill park in the world. It was conceived during the 1960s, when ecological consciousness was increasing. Opened to the public in 1973, the park continues to brin ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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Along this walk, you will see the bustling central business district, the scenic waterfront, charming historic neighborhoods, and some of the other attractions that draw visitors and area residents to ...
Norfolk, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 4
The Virginia Marine Science Museum is one of the top-ten marine science and aquarium facilities in the country. The mission of the museum is to educate visitors about marine life in and around Virgini ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 1
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On this walk, you will tour the Rose, Japanese, Conservation, Fragrance, and POW Memorial Gardens. These continue to thrive through the combined efforts of the garden clubs, the Parks and Recreation D ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2.5
Overview: This walk explores the heart of the Virginia Beach oceanfront resort area, where reminders of the city’s maritime history mix with salt air and ocean breezes. Visitors still come to the area ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 4
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At the south end of the Virginia Beach resort and hotel area, known as “The Strip,” you will find a wide, sandy beach enjoyed year-round by surfers, strollers, anglers, and sun seekers. Sea gulls and ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 2
The Virginia Beach Municipal Center may seem misplaced, since it is not near the commercial centers of the city. However, a look at a map shows that it is actually in the geographic heart of the city. ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 1.25
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The trail rolls gently up and down sandy hills and beside several bodies of water. This trail exemplifies the variety of the landscape in the park, from exotic cypress lagoons to the forested dunes an ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 3.5
The North End, as locals call the neighborhoods in the northeastern corner of the city, is one of the most prestigious addresses in Virginia Beach. Residents have fiercely protected the area from comm ...
Virginia Beach, VA - Walking - Trail Length: 6
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