Discover the best things to do in Virginia Beach

Book your next family vacation or couple’s getaway at the Country Inn & Suites to stay right off the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. After you get your fill of sun and sand, you can hop on a bike and search for fun souvenirs and tasty treats or make the two-block walk to the fishing pier to angle for bluefish. In need of some fun things to do on a rainy day? Rev your engines on the go-kart courses at Motor World, or visit the aquatic animals at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. If you’re in town for special events like Something in the Water (SITW), Patriotic Festival, Boardwalk Art Show, FunkFest, or Neptune Festival, choose one of our hotel rooms or suites to be close to the action.

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg

45.8 mi / 73.7 km from the hotel
Test your limits on the Alpengeist, the legendary roller coaster that takes you up 195 feet before plunging you back to earth. Other attractions at Busch Gardens include rare animals, live shows, and artisan shops.

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

8.95 mi / 14.4 km from the hotel
Known for its excellent acoustics, this center hosts a variety of public and private events, from concerts to seminars.

Live! On Atlantic

0.04 mi / 0.07 km from the hotel
Located on Atlantic Avenue, Live! On Atlantic presents festivals, concerts, car shows, and talented street performers from mid-June to Labor Day weekend.

Cape Henry Lighthouse

5.77 mi / 9.29 km from the hotel
Marking the spot where English colonists first landed in 1607, Cape Henry Lighthouse was built in 1792 and stands as the oldest lighthouse in the US.

First Landing State Park

6.59 mi / 10.61 km from the hotel
This park’s name commemorates the place where English settlers first landed in the New World. Guests can visit this 2,888-acre park to boat, hike, swim, or bike along 1.5 miles of the Chesapeake Bay.

Jungle Golf

0.31 mi / 0.51 km from the hotel
The mighty jungle of mini golf welcomes you and your kids to putt around creative obstacles like volcanoes, gorillas, caves, and waterfalls.

Motor World

2.41 mi / 3.87 km from the hotel
This family attraction features 11 tracks where you can race a variety of go-karts. Get wet on the bumper boats, take a thrill ride on the Sky Coaster, or challenge your group to some paintball battles.

Ocean Breeze Waterpark

2.4 mi / 3.86 km from the hotel
Cool off with more than 30 rides, slides, and water attractions at Ocean Breeze Waterpark. Free amenities include sunscreen, inner tubes, and parking.

Town Center

8.8 mi / 14.17 km from the hotel
Located in the central business district, this vibrant area features shops, restaurants, and annual events like the New Year’s street party. Listen to music performances at Fountain Plaza, or check out various venues to see national acts live.

Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach

8.96 mi / 14.42 km from the hotel
This outdoor concert venue seats 20,000 people and hosts big-name performers. Enjoy the beach breezes while you sing along to great music.

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

1.85 mi / 2.98 km from the hotel
This unique aquarium offers hundreds of species to learn about, plus special features such as zip-line trails in The Adventure Park above Owls Creek and amazing shows in the National Geographic 3D Theater.

Virginia Beach National Golf Club

8.21 mi / 13.21 km from the hotel
Trade a day of beach sand for a day of sand traps and gorgeous greens at this lush par-72 public golf course.