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Richmond National Battlefield Park Obtain a map and off you go to tour the Civil War battlefields of Richmond. War buffs and those that enjoy the rich history of America's past will find the informative grounds fascinating. The losses during the war were greatest here estimated at 16,000. Admission is free and visitors will not soon forget all they have learned here.
Nauticus, The National Maritime Center Located along Norfolk's waterfront the interactive and hands-on attractions located here provide fun and entertainment to all ages. Pet one of the sharks in the shark-petting tank, view exotic fish or tour the USS Wisconsin battleship.
Jamestown, The Original Site Back in 1607 English men arrived at this site to start a small settlement. Little did they know what an impact they would forever have on American history. Visitors will enjoy a 15-minute film, tours and exhibits that take visitors back in time to the original settlement that is known as Jamestown.
Carytown - The sidewalks of Carrytown are lined with quaint antique shops, specialty stores and restaurants. The street comes to life during certain times of the year as festivals and special events are hosted here. Enjoy a wide selection of fine and unique dining destinations.
Lynnhaven - With nearly 1.4 million square feet of shopping Lynnhaven is one of the largest malls on the East Coast. The shopping paradise boasts more than 160 specialty stores, personal services, great dining establishments, and movie theaters. There is something for everyone here.
Virginia Beach Visitors of all times of the year will enjoy the miles of beaches offers along Virginia Beach. The oceanfront walkway was recently restores and is now over 3 miles long and filled with everything one could imagine. Enjoy all different kinds of beach time activities like beach volleyball, sand soccer, surfing, sailing, boat races, triathlons, sea kayaking, open water swimming, and fishing. Hampton Roads - At the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads is ringed by Virginia's largest metropolitan area, highlighted by the resurgent cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth. Visitors can play in the surf on Virginia Beach, whose boardwalk and 20 miles of white-sand beach are lined with hotels, or commune with nature in Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and the remote False Cape State Park.
The Eastern Shore - Visitors can drive across the 17-mile-long Chesapeake Bay Bridge-tunnel to Eastern Shore, an unspoiled sanctuary noted for the charming village of Chincoteague and nearby Assateague Island, whose wildlife refuge and national seashore have protected the famous wild ponies and prevented any development on almost 40 miles of pristine beach.
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