Virginia Beach Itinerary: Coastal Culture
The Itinerary at a Glance
Inspired by the beauty of our ocean views, Virginia Beach is a place where expression thrives through vibrant visual arts and on lively stages. Take time to explore Virginia Beach’s rich cultural arts scene with your group through these Live the Life Adventures, and let these experiences take you into the heart of your own creativity.
5 Unique Experiences on This Trip
- Go behind the scenes at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
- Explore the galleries of the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
- Find inspiration for your creativity in historically beautiful Virginia Beach
- Let your imagination fly – literally – at the Military Aviation Museum
- Get a glimpse behind the scenes of a studio at the Christian Broadcasting Network
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
This Itinerary is Ideal For: All
Behind the Scenes
P.M. – Arrive in Virginia Beach and spend the afternoon strolling the boardwalk, enjoying the entertainment provided by the majestic Atlantic Ocean. Head over to the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts for Backstage Broadway – Behind the Scenes for a reception and meet the cast. Then have dinner at Town Center. Experience a fresh approach to seafood at McCormick & Schmick’s or a micro-brewery tasting at Gordon Biersch. Save room for dessert at Cold Stone Creamery or The Royal Chocolate.
Museums to Stages
A.M. – Enjoy an old–fashioned breakfast at Doc Taylor’s, inside a 1920s beach cottage that was once the office of the town doctor. Explore your morning creativity with a tour of the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and experience The Great Create.
P.M. – Hop on a boat for a dolphin cruise to see bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat in the Atlantic. After you have earned your sea legs, head out for dinner and enjoy a Little Theatre of Virginia Beach production and dinner at one of our many oceanfront restaurants.
History Takes Flight
A.M. – Enjoy a fluffy pancake breakfast at Pocahontas Pancake House & Waffle Shop before heading to Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment. Be sure to sign up for one of the amazing experiences – Unlocking the Mystery of Your Dreams or Cayce Exercises. Then stop in for the Surfman Chronicles at the Old Coast Guard Station or visit the Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum, an 1895 beach cottage and the oldest remaining structure on the oceanfront.
P.M. – For a WWII-themed lunch, head over to the Military Aviation Museum for SwingTime in the Skies. After your trip back in time, head to Naval Air Station Oceana to experience The Sound of Freedom home to the Navy’s most sophisticated aircraft.
Live Studio Exit
A.M. – Enjoy breakfast in your hotel and for your morning exercise, take a walk up the Cape Henry Lighthouse. On your way home, stop by Christian Broadcasting Network and tour their state-of-the-art studio. Join the audience for a live taping of “The 700 Club.”