Virginia Beach & Shore Drive

Amenities and Attractions in Hampton Roads

There are many advantages to living in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and the surrounding cities referred to as the Hampton Roads area. We are proud to say the world's largest naval base sits in our backyard and equally proud of the Air Force, Coast Guard and Marine presence in our region.

You'll find an abundance of outdoor activities, events, festivals and attractions in Hampton Roads. Nestled along the Chesapeake Bay and The Atlantic Ocean, the area's beaches and waterways offer many opportunities for surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing and boating. Golf is extremely popular almost year-round and there is an abundance of shopping, dining and historical attractions. Enjoy numerous local festivals, sports events and recreational attractions such as the Chesapeake Jubilee, Neptune Festival, Boardwalk Art Show and Shamrock Marathon while Busch Gardens, Water Country USA and Colonial Williamsburg are a short drive north. Here are just a few of many links to popular local amenities: