Is Virginia Beach Open in Winter? Off-Season Answers

Is Virginia Beach Open in Winter? Off-Season Answers

If you know winter on the East Coast, you know that most northern coastal towns board up their doors for the cold season. In Virginia Beach, though, you can enjoy a seaside vacation that stays open all winter with lively events, beach access and sunny days.

At Virginia Beach KOA Holiday, families and friend groups make the most of their retreat with affordable lodging and fun activities.

What Is Virginia Beach Like During Winter?

Virginia Beach's off-season is a perfect setting for your winter getaway. The beach and boardwalk have smaller crowds, many activities are cheaper and locals put on fun events throughout the season.

You can enjoy unique outdoor activities during the many sunny afternoons this winter in Virginia Beach. Whale watching is a local favorite that is only available from December to February. For fans of history or scenic views, the Cape Henry Lighthouse is also an ideal option. On especially nice days, many visitors enjoy horseback riding on the beach.

When you stay at Virginia Beach KOA Holiday, you are no more than 20 minutes from any of the activities listed above. Plus, you can enjoy plenty of activities, like a community bonfire or the KampK9 Dog Park, without even leaving the campground. 

How Cold Is Virginia Beach in the Winter?

Virginia Beach's colder days are well above the northeastern average winter temperature.

On chillier days, there are many fun indoor activities for your getaway. Families can enjoy a day at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and even see Santa scuba-diving. Between November and January, you can also turn up the heat in your car and drive through The Lights of Christmas, located right on our campground.

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Will Virginia Beach Get Snow This Winter?

Though every year is different, Virginia Beach may get snow this winter. However, the average snowfall in this coastal destination is only 8.2 inches per year. Locals enjoy nearly year-round sunshine that tends to melt any snow pretty quickly — so you can likely leave the snow pants at home.

What Is the Weather Like in Virginia Beach in January?

January is Virginia Beach's coldest month of the year. On average, the temperature in January is 40 degrees Fahrenheit during the day. If you are on the beach, you may feel a cool winter breeze on some of these days. 

Some people know they prefer warmer destinations during the winter. Though Virginia Beach is not nearly as cold in January as other northeastern locations, you may enjoy a summer holiday at Virginia Beach instead. KOA provides activities throughout every season.

Choose Virginia Beach KOA Holiday for Your Winter Getaway

Virginia Beach KOA Holiday offers year-round fun, and winter is no exception. Virginia Beach tourism slows down in the winter, but its activities and attractions do not! When you plan a trip to Virginia Beach, you can stay at Virginia Beach KOA Holiday in any RV Site, Tent Site or cabin. 

Enjoy unique amenities and affordable lodging options when you camp at KOA. Reserve your site at Virginia Beach KOA Holiday today and experience this amazing winter location!

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