Category Archives: Tidewater & Chesapeake Bay

Everything to Know Before Visiting First Landing State Park

Rainbow sheen in Cypress Swamp at First Landing State Park

If you’re planning a trip to First Landing State Park, you should definitely do your research before going. This is a First Landing State Park travel guide including what to do, why you should visit, and more! About First Landing State Park Just outside of Virginia Beach is the historic and beautiful First Landing State […]

18 Best Things to Do in Norfolk, VA for First-Timers

Norfolk Virginia

Are you planning a trip to Hampton Roads and looking for the best things to do in Norfolk VA? This guide shows you what to do in Norfolk, including historical sights, green spaces, and much more! I have to admit, I never gave Norfolk much love growing up. I have no idea why I overlooked […]

40 Incredible Things to Do in Virginia Beach (+ Insider Tips!)

Back bay at False Cape State Park in Virginia

Growing up in Richmond, I always flocked toward the coast because there were so many cool things to do in Virginia Beach and the Tidewater area. This guide showcases some of my favorite Virginia Beach attractions, activities, and places to eat. Some are lesser-known and some are touristy. Not everything on this list is in […]

11 Exciting (and Easy!) Day Trips from Virginia Beach

Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge

Most people that visit Virginia Beach stay in Virginia Beach. However, there are some really amazing day trips from Virginia Beach that you should consider if you have more than merely a couple of days in the coastal city! This guide details some of my favorite Virginia Beach day trips, including wildlife refuges, Eastern Shore […]

9 Tasty (and Cool!) Cafes and Coffee Shops in Virginia Beach

Roast Rider Coffee in VA Beach

Virginia Beach is one of the top tourist spots on the East Coast in the summers. After enjoying the refreshing Atlantic waters, step into one of the best coffee shops in Virginia Beach. This guest post guide shows you nine of the very best cafes in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Drinking coffee to a beautiful sunrise […]