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VB Basics
|Activities & Travel09 September 2021 (updated)

Shop Local: Your Gift Guide to Virginia Beach

Looking for a great gift? Read all about how to shop local in the Virginia Beach area, and why it's the best way to shop this holiday season!

Jayne Schultheis
VB Basics
|Activities & Travel,Fall25 August 2021 (updated)

Pumpkin Patch Season: Fun for the Whole Family

Fall is in the air, and it's time to head to the pumpkin patch! Here are some great tips for making the most out of this favorite family tradition!

Jayne Schultheis
VB Basics
|Activities & Travel,Fall19 August 2021 (updated)

Explore the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival

The Virginia Beach Neptune Festival features fun for the entire family. Read more about planning your weekend!

Tessa Duquette
VB Basics
|Food & Recipes19 July 2021 (updated)

The 9 Best Virginia Beach Coffee Shops

Sometimes coffee shops can be intimidating. If you're looking for a new place to get your caffeine fix, check out these amazing Virginia Beach coffee shops!

Cole Hierholzer
VB Basics
|Activities & Travel,Food & Recipes,Must Read19 July 2021 (updated)

Go Nuts for Donuts: The Best Virginia Beach Donuts

Looking for a sweet treat in the morning? What about an afternoon snack? Check out some of the best Virginia Beach donuts the city has to offer.

Jayne Schultheis
VB Basics
|Food & Recipes16 July 2021 (updated)

The 14 Best Affordable Restaurants in Virginia Beach

Good, affordable restaurants are hard to come by. If you're in the Virginia Beach area, we've got you covered... family meals, first dates, everything!

Cole Hierholzer
VB Basics
|Food & Recipes08 July 2021 (updated)

The Best Asian Restaurants in Virginia Beach

Feeling hungry? Try these delicious Asian restaurants in Virginia Beach! These delicious hot spots offer something for everyone.

Laura Kraus
Laura Kraus
VB Basics
|Food & Recipes06 July 2021 (updated)

The 9 Best Craft Breweries in Virginia Beach

Looking for somewhere new to kick back and enjoy a quality craft beer? Check out these nine craft breweries in Virginia Beach.

Cole Hierholzer
VB Basics
|Food & Recipes01 July 2021 (updated)

The VB Local's Guide to the Best Fried Chicken

Looking to get your fix of Southern comfort food? Here's a list of places where you can find juicy, crispy, best fried chicken in Hampton Roads.

Jayne Schultheis
VB Basics
|Activities & Travel01 July 2021 (updated)

The Best Family-Friendly Restaurants in Virginia Beach

What's for dinner? Need some ideas? Check out our four favorite Virginia Beach family-friendly restaurants you can all enjoy tonight!

Tessa Duquette
VB Basics
|Activities & Travel11 June 2021 (updated)

Cousin Camping: First Landing State Park

A recent cousin camp out at First Landing State Park was filled with sand, swimming, and laughter. There was not much sleeping.

Nina Simone
VB Basics
|Family Stories,Summer12 April 2021 (updated)

Summer Fun: 9 Virginia Beach Summer Activities for Families

I will look back at this Virginia Beach summer very fondly. We had the right amount of travel, structure, fun, and relaxation for a truly amazing summer.

Tessa Duquette