Virginia Travel Guide 2015 - (Page 88)

Coastal Virginia COASTAL VA Day One From Williamsburg to Virginia Beach, explore tree-lined byways that link seafaring and space exploration. Colonial and Revolutionary landmarks with thriving city centers and world-class dining, shopping and entertainment. Art and music festivals, thrill-a-minute amusement parks, and coastal beaches make a Coastal visit complete. Start at the Mariner's Museum in Newport News, renowned center of the famous Monitor ironclad ship. A few minutes down the road, Hampton's Virginia Air New Kent W and Space Center celebrates 64 Charles City 5 Jamestown Williamsburg JAM 10 ES R IVE R YO R the age of flight. K RI VE R Yorktown 64 Poquoson Newport News Surry Hampton Smithfield 664 564 Norfolk 44 Virginia Beach Portsmouth 264 Chesapeake 64 Suffolk 40 168 GREAT DISMAL SWAMP X Scenic Overlook Bask in a view of the Chesapeake and Atlantic atop the Cape Henry Lighthouse in Virginia Beach. RANDALL ROSE Off The Beaten Path 88 Span the centuries between Cross to the James River's south shore for a day amid rural charms of quaint village Smithfield in Isle of Wight County. Enjoy food and drink at Colonial-themed pubs, climb around historic forts and enjoy a quieter, genuine Virginia day strolling Smithfield's downtown shopping district. Day Two Start the day at Historic Jamestowne, then stroll the streets of early America at Colonial Williamsburg. Enjoy the relaxing drive down the Colonial Parkway, Yorktown Battlefield and the interpretive activities at Yorktown Victory Center. Catch dinner at one of the Yorktown waterfront's fine restaurants. Day Three Hit the beach early to catch a wave along Virginia Beach's 30 miles of Atlantic waterfront, visit the Virginia Aquarium, take a dolphin or whale watch cruise, then take in the nightlife and restaurants along Norfolk's Granby Street.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Virginia Travel Guide 2015

Welcome To Virginia
Virginia Travel Information & State Map
Great Scenic Drives
The Beauty of the Small Town
Eat Like a Local
The New Virginia Cuisine
Local Foodie Fun
Wine & Oysters: Perfect Virginia Pair
Craft Ciders and Other Sips
Love on Tap: Craft Brews
Music to the Ear
Resorts and Sweet Dreams
Golf Virginia!
The Sporting Life
Civil War & Emancipation
Tracking “Turn” in Virginia
Walking with Speilberg and Lincoln
Natural Outdoors
Virginia Water Adventures
Coastal Virginia
Coastal Virginia / Eastern Shore
Chesapeake Bay
Northern Virginia
Central Virginia
Southern Virginia
Shenandoah Valley
Blue Ridge Highlands
Heart of Appalachia
Virginia Accommodations
Virginia Events 2015

Virginia Travel Guide 2015