Your Guide to Spring Break in Virginia Beach With KOA

Your Guide to Spring Break in Virginia Beach With KOA

Virginia Beach is an exciting coastal city with tons to offer. Visitors travel far and wide all year long to take in the beauty of the beaches and the city's unique attractions. While summer is often the busiest time of the year, Virginia Beach may also be the perfect destination for a spring break vacation.

Whether you are traveling with your family or a group of friends, camping in Virginia Beach during spring is a great way to escape from your everyday life, relax and enjoy nature. Here is a guide to taking a spring break in Virginia Beach wit KOA.

Virginia Beach KOA Holiday Spring Activities

Virginia Beach KOA Holiday is the perfect base to explore the region, and it's also bustling with numerous spring activities:

  • Mother’s Day: What better way to spoil mom than a memorable Mother’s Day weekend trip? At KOA, the kids can make mom gifts, and there will be various spoils all weekend. 
  • Care Camps Big Weekend: on May 12-13 raises funds for children living with cancer to enable them to attend fun, supervised camps nationwide. KOA Care Camps distributes $2.2 million for these kids each year. 
  • Memorial Day: Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Virginia Beach KOA Holiday. Stay anytime between May 26 to 29 and participate in the planned activities to kick off the official start of summer. 

Regardless of the season, Virginia Beach KOA Holiday always has exciting activities and finds reason to celebrate. Check out all the campground recreational fun.

Things to Do in Virginia Beach For Spring Break

Spring break is the perfect time to visit Virginia Beach before the summer rush. Here are some of the best things to do for Spring Break in Virginia Beach. 

1 - Visit the Beach

An iconic trip to the beach is only complete with classic boardwalk fun. The Virginia Beach Oceanfront is brimming with activities, including live music, street performances, dining at outdoor cafes and exciting ocean-bound fun. Put on your blades or bring along your bike to make your way down the three-mile boardwalk. Grab a hotdog, snow cone or fish taco while you are there.

When staying at our KOA Campground, you can rent bikes and pedal karts to explore the boardwalk or take to the grounds in a family-sized surrey cart.

While the Atlantic Ocean may be a bit chilly for swimming during your spring break, you can still enjoy a relaxing day on any of the gorgeous shores of Virginia Beach. At our Resort Beach, you will find an iconic 3-mile boardwalk with tons of exciting shops and attractions, restaurants and beach playgrounds for the kids. 

Other beaches, like Chesapeake Bay Beach and Sandbridge Beach, offer more secluded shorelines perfect for long walks, shell picking, sandcastles and lots of relaxation.

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2 - Cast a Line at The Virginia Beach Fishing Pier

Whether you are experienced or amateur, anglers of all kinds will find plenty of places to fish around Virginia Beach year-round. Visitors cast their lines from the shore, boats and piers around town. The Virginia Beach Fishing Pier, which is open from April to October each year, is one of the most popular spots for fishing.

Anglers in Virginia Beach are likely to reel in croaker, kingfish, trout, bluefish, red drum, Spanish mackerel and other Atlantic fish.

Bring along your boat and launch it at several ramp locations. Take a half-day or full-day charter, or you can cast a line from the piers. Fishing in the Virginia Beach area is spectacular!

3 - Attend a Local Festival or Event

Virginia Beach is home to many exciting local events, including live musical performances and annual festivals. These events usually begin in late February and continue throughout the spring, summer and fall, so there is always something going on during your trip.

Popular springtime events for 2023 include the 50th Annual Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend, the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival, the Something in the Water Festival, and Beach Music Weekend.

Download your guide to the Virginia Beach area attractions so that you can catch all of them during your Virginia Beach spring break!

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4 - Explore the Virginia Beach Beer Trail

The craft beer scene in Virginia Beach has exploded over the past few years, with countless unique local breweries producing amazing small-batch brews of IPAs, stouts, lagers and more. The Virginia Beach Beer Trail is a collective of breweries throughout the area that you can visit to experience what our town has to offer.

In addition to serving up spectacular beers, many of the breweries along the trail also offer delicious food menus, so you can enjoy the experience with your whole family.

Some of the most popular breweries include:

  • Smartmouth Brewing
  • Reaver Beach Brewing Company
  • Thin Brew Line
  • Back Bay Brewing Company

5. Enjoy Local Wine Tastings

Virginia Beach has a thriving wine scene and what better time to explore it than during spring? Taste the unique flavors of the area at these famous wineries:

  • Virginia Beach Winery: Taste the fruit-forward flavors and unique blends during a tasting session or attend one of the many events. 
  • Tinto Wine and Cheese: Sip on wine from around the world, broaden your wine knowledge and join themed nights at this winery. 
  • Love Song: The modern winery offers natural and biodynamic wines with delicious platters, meals and extravagant desserts. 
  • Mermaid Winery: Choose from over 800 wines at this must-visit Norfolk winery.

6- Spend a Day at the Aquarium

The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center is one of the top aquariums in the country, featuring more than 300 species in state-of-the-art educational habitats. Give your children the opportunity to explore the underwater world with some vacation-style education, learning about the various species and their habitats, as well as conservation.

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7 - Hike the Virginia Beach Trails

Spring offers fantastic opportunities to meander along the various trails surrounding Virginia Beach. Witness the first blooms while hiking in the state parks. Unwind during your spring break and visit the First Landing State Park, exploring 2,888 acres, 1.25 miles of beach and a variety of trails through salt marshes, freshwater ponds, dunes, a forest, cypress swamp and tidal marsh.

Take leisurely walks through False Cape State Park and Back Bay National Refuge, basking in the natural beauty of the Virginia Beach area. Visit and climb to the top of Cape Henry Lighthouse at the Fort Story Military base and take in the views. 

Stay at Virginia Beach KOA Holiday

One of the best ways to experience everything Virginia Beach has to offer is to spend your 2023 spring break camping at Virginia Beach KOA Holiday. Our facility is located in the heart of Virginia Beach, putting you close to everything you want to visit, including the beaches, boardwalks, concerts and other attractions.

At Virginia Beach KOA Holiday, you can relax with your family and friends in the great outdoors while enjoying a wide range of amenities. Our affordable campground offers fully furnished Deluxe Cabins, rustic Camping Cabins, Pull-Thru RV Sites and Tent Sites for a more traditional camping experience. Do you have a furry half? Good news! Virginia Beach KOA Holiday is pet-friendly, so book and bring your best buddy on your adventure. 

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Don't miss out on Virginia Beach's spring break 2023 events and attractions. Plan your trip by booking online, or get in touch with our team to learn more about Virginia Beach KOA Holiday.

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