- Posted December 5, 2013 by
Virginia Beach – The Neptune City
Virginia Beach is an independent city and is located in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is the 39th largest city in the United States and the region is known as America's First Region.
The resort city of Virginia Beach has miles and miles of beaches with numerous resorts, hotels, restaurants and parks. In fact, the Virginia Beach is the longest pleasure beach in the world and is listed in the Guinness Book of Records. Virginia Beach is one of the most popular travel destinations with tourists. People from across North America frequently plan their family vacations and romantic getaways to this location.
The city of Virginia has a lot to offer to tourists including a wide array of spectacular and comfortable resort hotels. These resorts are located right at the oceanfront and tourists can relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean as well as have access to the city's tourist attractions. Most of these resorts have open swimming pools, spas, restaurants and of course easy access to the beach.
For those who want to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city life, there are several hotels situated right in the town center with easy access to most business amenities. Virginia Beach Hotels are comfortable and quite affordable. In addition, the business establishments in the city are committed to catering to the needs of these tourists and aim to please.
Some of the must-see sights in Virginia City include the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, Virginia Aquarium, Cape Henry Lighthouse, the Norwegian Lady statues, the Old Coast Guard Station, the Naval Aviation Monument Park, the Atlantic Wildfowl Museum, the statue of Neptune, the First Landing State Park and many others. Virginia Beach is abundant in tourist attractions.
Apart from its beachfront, it is also home to many historical, scientific and art attractions. It also is home to the Neptune Festival, an event that celebrates the city's link with Norway and which attracts nearly 500,000 visitors every year. It is believed that this festival results in an economic impact of more than $18 million to the City of Virginia.
There is no doubt that if you're looking for a romantic getaway or an enjoyable family vacation, Virginia Beach is definitely worth a try.